Electric Blue Hermit Crab

lg 80206 crab
Latin name: (Calcinus elegans)

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Black, Blue, Orange



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The Electric Blue Leg Hermit Crab is an incredibly valuable asset to any aquarium. It will consume green hair algae and cyanobacteria, which can otherwise be difficult to eliminate. Furthermore, this Hermit Crab provides much-needed aeration by sifting through the sand, adding to the health of the aquarium. It is also reef-safe, making it a perfect addition to any aquarium. On top of that, the Electric Blue Leg Hermit Crab adds color and vibrancy to any tank, creating an aesthetically pleasing addition to any aquarium. Lastly, it is easy to care for and can be a great first step for those looking to get into the hobby of aquarium keeping.

The Electric Blue Leg Hermit Crab needs a sufficient amount of algae in its environment to survive. If this is not available, it must be supplemented with other food sources such as dried seaweed. To ensure the health of the crab, it is important to monitor the algae levels and provide additional food sources when necessary. Additionally, providing a variety of food sources will help to ensure the crab is receiving a balanced diet and is getting all of the necessary nutrients.

If you would like to order a sample, please let us know. We can then provide you with a small quantity for testing purposes.

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