Electric Orange Hermit Crab

lg 89517 crab
Latin name: (Calcinus cf elegans)

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Blue, Orange, Tan



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The Electric Orange Hermit Crab is a great addition to any reef tank, as it is easy to care for and provides a range of benefits. Not only will this species help keep algae levels in check, but they also help aerate the substrate while they search for food. Additionally, they are hardy and can adapt to a variety of aquarium conditions. As long as the tank is well-established, the Electric Orange Hermit Crab will thrive in its environment. Therefore, these hermit crabs make an excellent addition to any tank.

Electric Orange Hermit Crabs are a great addition to any saltwater aquarium. They are an interesting and hardy species that can bring a lot of personality to the setup. As a part of their care, it is important to provide them with a varied diet, including dried seaweed and mysis shrimp. Additionally, it is important to provide them with larger shells to accommodate molting and growth. Lastly, it is important to note that they do not tolerate copper-based medications or fluctuating water parameters.

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