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Crab Shells

28 products
Empty Fancy Hermit Crab Shells (12 lot)
(Assorted sp.)
Starting at $7.99
…hermit crabs. As the hermit crabs grow, their shells do not grow to accommodate their larger size. When the crab out-grows its shell, it must then search out a new shell for its home. If an empty shell is not available, the crab will many times have to kill another crab or snail to obtain a shell.
Squamosa Clam, Aquacultured ORA®
(Tridacna squamosa)
Starting at $69.99
…scale. The numerous rows of large scales over its entire shell are often used as shelter by other organisms, such as small crabs, other clams, and other invertebrates. The shell is symmetrical, and the matching growth pattern in its shell allows it to close together very tightly when it needs to.…
Electric Blue Hermit Crab
(Calcinus elegans)
Starting at $9.99
…to being equal size, and are brownish green in color. This tiny crab lives in abandoned snail or triton shells, or it may resort to attacking and eating a snail so it can use the shell for its home.The Electric Blue Leg Hermit Crab is a valuable addition to an aquarium because it will eat algae…
Hikari Tropical Crab Cuisine
(4124)
Starting at $2.79
…Formulated for hermit crabs, lobsters, crawfish, and other crustaceans Crabs and crawfishes require diets rich in calcium for the healthy development of their outer shells. Hikari Tropical Crab Cuisine provides your pet with a complete diet high in enriched calcium to promote shell development and…
Dwarf Yellow Tip Hermit Crab (Build Your Own Kit) - 5 Pack
(Clibanarius sp.)
Starting at $6
…amongst live rock.Native to the coastal waters surrounding Vietnam, the Dwarf Yellow Tip Hermit Crab has claws of equal size and lives in abandoned snail shells. As the Dwarf Yellow Tip Hermit Crab sifts through substrate in search of food, it helps clean and aerate aquarium substrate. This activity…
Dwarf Red Tip Hermit Crab (Build Your Own Kit) - 5 Pack
(Clibanarius sp.)
Starting at $6
The Dwarf Red Tip Hermit Crab originates from the coastal waters surrounding Mexico, and has a red face and legs. Both claws are of equal size, and members of this genus are sometimes called "Equal-handed Hermit Crabs." This tiny crab lives in abandoned snail shells which will vary in size and…
Staghorn Hermit Crab
(Manucomplanus varians)
Starting at $19.99
Crab lives in a branching shell that is covered with hydroids and bryozoans. The crab itself is a hardy companion for the aquarium, but the shell that it resides in requires specialized care. This shell has multiple branches that resemble the branching SPS coral Acropora. Because of its shell, this…
Dwarf Zebra/Orange & Black Hermit (Build Your Own Kit) - 5 Pack
(Calcinus laevimanus)
Starting at $7.5
…Black Hermit Crab, also known as the Reef Hermit Crab or Left-handed Hermit Crab, is a very small hermit crab, but like other hermit crabs, has an enlarged left claw. If a predator attacks, the Hermit Crab can back into its shell and use the large claw to block the entrance to its shell. Members of…
Hermit Crab with Anemone
(Dardanus spp.)
Starting at $19.99
…anemone attached to the shell provides camouflage, protection, and the two invertebrates share food. In the wild, when the crab moves the anemone about the reef, it helps the anemones disperse. When the crab outgrows its shell, it will leave it behind and find a new, larger shell and transfer the…
Halloween Hermit Crab
(Ciliopagurus strigatus)
Starting at $11.99
…corals in reef aquariums. The Halloween Hermit Crab lives in abandoned snail or triton shells and may resort to attacking and eating a snail so it can use the shell for its home. To prevent this from happening, provide the Halloween Hermit Crab empty shells of assorted shapes and size. If there is…
Spider Decorator Crab
(Camposcia retusa)
Starting at $9.99
Crab, is a member of the Majidae family of spider and decorator crabs. It decorates its brown body with sponges, shells, rocks, and other items as a method of camouflage.It is nocturnal, hunting at night. In the reef aquarium, it harvests algae, soft corals, and invertebrates to adorn its shell.
Scarlet Reef Hermit Crab
(Paguristes cadenati)
Starting at $3.39
…are insufficient, supplement their diet with dried seaweed and other marine foods.Like other hermit crabs, an ample supply of empty shells should be available for the Scarlet Reef Hermit Crab to move into as they molt and grow. As with all invertebrates, they do not tolerate copper-based medications…
Electric Orange Hermit Crab
(Calcinus cf elegans)
Starting at $9.99
…Orange Hermit Crabs fed when algae levels are insufficient. The Electric Orange Hermit Crab also benefits from meaty foods, such as mysis shrimp. In addition, accommodate molting and growth with a variety of empty and larger shells. Though hardy, the Electric Orange Hermit Crab does not tolerate…
Dwarf Yellow Tip Hermit Crab
(Clibanarius sp.)
Starting at $1.29
…amongst live rock.Native to the coastal waters surrounding Vietnam, the Dwarf Yellow Tip Hermit Crab has claws of equal size and lives in abandoned snail shells. As the Dwarf Yellow Tip Hermit Crab sifts through substrate in search of food, it helps clean and aerate aquarium substrate. This activity…
Dwarf Red Tip Hermit Crab
(Clibanarius sp.)
Starting at $1.29
…beneficial bacteria. The Dwarf Red Tip Hermit Crab should ideally be kept in a well-established system with plenty of algae and live rock to graze upon.Making its home in abandoned snail shells of various size and shape, be sure to offer empty shells to accommodate the growth of these small members…
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