Care Level: Easy
Behavior: Semi-Aggressive – Reef Safe With Caution (See Below)
Water Conditions: ~75° F / sg 1.023-1.025
Approximate Purchase Size: 1/2″ to 2″
Max. Size: 2.5″
Benefits: Will consume meaty foods such as those left over from feeding fish and corals. These are great hunters of nuisance algaes such as bubble algae.
Overview: The emerald crab is a great addition to any reef tank. It will help keep the tank cleaned by consuming uneaten food and fish waste. It is often used with great success to help rid tanks of the notorious bubble algae. This species should be fed in order to prevent it from becoming aggressively hungry and risk other tank inhabitants.
Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided.