Blue-Legged Hermit Crab (Clibanarius tricolor)

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Blue-Legged Hermit Crab

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Blue-Legged Hermit Crab

Clibanarius tricolor

Easy

sg

1.023 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

2-3 years

This animal is available captive bred



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Alternative names

Blue-Legged Hermit Crab, Blue Leg Hermit Crab

Sexing

Requires close examination.

Tank compatibility

Mixes well with most tank mates. Be wary keeping with snails.

Diet

Omnivorous, will eat fish food leftovers, fish wastes, and will sift the substrate for foodstuff. Feed them algae if food is scarce for them to find.

Environment Specifics

Reef tanks will suffice.

Behaviour

Peaceful.

Identification

It is blue, and unlike other hermit crabs, both arms are equal sized.

Pictures

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