Conus capitaneus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus capitaneus, 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.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
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Conus capitaneus Linnaeus, 1758
Like all species within the genus Conus, Conus capitaneus snails are predatory and venomous. Diet: Polychaete worms
Conus (Rhizoconus) capitaneus Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Conus capitaneus var. virgineus Wils, 1972 (unavailable name: established as a variety after 1960; also a junior homonym of Conus virgineus Link, 1807)
Conus ceciliae Crosse, 1858
Rhizoconus capitaneus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Variety Conus capitaneus var. virgineus Wils, 1972 accepted as Conus capitaneus Linnaeus, 1758 (unavailable name: established as a variety after 1960; also a junior homonym of Conus virgineus Link, 1807)