Assorted Hermit Crabs

Brand: Inverts

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Scientific Name: Clibanarius tricolor and/ orClibanarius diguetti and/or Calcinus laevimanus
Reef safe: Yes
Care level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Omnivore
Acclimation: Drip application

 

The hermit crab earned its nickname for its habit of moving from one shell to another – as the crab grows, it must move on to a larger shell. Hermit crabs serve the role of a “cleanup crew” in the saltwater tank, sifting through the substrate for detritus and eating aquarium algae. Many hermit crab species are social and thrive best when there is more than one.

 

Please note that the hermit crabs you receive may be different colors or species.