Nodose Rubble Crab (Paractaea rufopunctata)

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Pink Spot Crab

Paractaea rufopunctata

189 Litres (50 US G.)

2.5-7.6cm (1-3 ")


8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-12 years

Alternative names[edit | edit source]

True Crab

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Inhabit areas of Sand and Rubble. Will retreat to rock when approached.

Diet[edit | edit source]

May consume some copepods, amphipods and small meaty treats

Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]

Occasionally found in Florida waters, Bahamas, Caribbean.

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