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Hermit Shells

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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.
Dwarf Blue Leg Hermit (Build Your Own Kit) 12 Pack - Tiny
(Clibanarius tricolor)
Starting at $8
…Leg Hermit Crab or simply Blue Leg Hermit Crab, has blue legs with red banding. 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, or it may attack and eat the snail, then use the shell for its…
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…
Staghorn Hermit Crab
(Manucomplanus varians)
Starting at $19.99
…These hermits are found along the reef faces and coral rubble zones throughout the Indo-Pacific. They scavenge animal matter and algae.The Staghorn Hermit 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
Scarlet Reef Hermit Crab
(Paguristes cadenati)
Starting at $3.39
…levels 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…
Hermit Crab with Anemone
(Dardanus spp.)
Starting at $19.99
…disperse. When the crab outgrows its shell, it will leave it behind and find a new, larger shell and transfer the anemone on to it or select a larger anemone.This Hermit Crab prefers an aquarium with large amounts of stable rock work and dim light. The Hermit Crab is aggressive and makes a poor…
Dwarf Yellow Tip Hermit Crab
(Clibanarius sp.)
Starting at $1.29
…locations 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.…
Electric Orange Hermit Crab
(Calcinus cf elegans)
Starting at $9.99
…Electric 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…
Electric Blue Hermit Crab
(Calcinus elegans)
Starting at $9.99
…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 including green…
Dwarf Red Tip Hermit Crab
(Clibanarius sp.)
Starting at $1.29
…of 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…
Dwarf Zebra/Orange & Black Hermit Crab
(Calcinus laevimanus)
Starting at $1.69
…Left-Handed Hermit Crab, the Dwarf Zebra Hermit Crab is very small but boasts an enlarged left claw. If attacked by a predator or threatened, the Dwarf Zebra/Orange & Black Hermit Crab backs into its shell and uses the large left claw to block and defend the entrance to its shell. The Dwarf…
Scarlet Reef Hermit Crab - 25 Pack
(Paguristes cadenati)
Starting at $79.99
…levels 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…
Dwarf Blue Leg Hermit Crab - Tiny
(Clibanarius tricolor)
Starting at $1.29
…blue legs, the Blue Leg Hermit Crab has claws of equal size and makes its home in abandoned snail shells. Take note that when the Dwarf Blue Leg Hermit Crab is looking for a new home or if food supplies are insufficient, this minute scavenger may attack snails to obtain the shell for its home or eat…
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…
Dwarf Yellow Tip Hermit Crab (Build Your Own Kit) - 5 Pack
(Clibanarius sp.)
Starting at $6
…locations 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.…
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