Conus musicus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus musicus, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
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Conus musicus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
The colour of the shell is whitish, with light ash-violet broad bands and narrow revolving lines of chocolate, broken up into short lines and spots. The spire is often slightly coronate, rayed with chocolate. Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous.
Diet: Polyachete worms Family Nereididae und Eunicidae.
Conus (Harmoniconus) musicus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792· accepted, alternate representation
Conus acutus G. B. Sowerby II, 1857 (invalid: junior homonym of Conus acutus Anton, 1838)
Conus ceylanensis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Conus ceylonicus G. Nevill & H. Nevill, 1875 (misspelling of original species name, Conus ceylanicus.)
Conus mighelsi Kiener, 1847
Harmoniconus musicus (Hwass in Bruguière, 1792)
Direct children (1):
Subspecies Conus musicus parvatus Walls, 1979 accepted as Conus parvatus Walls, 1979 (original rank)