The Blue leg hermit crab is a reef safe hermit crab which eats algae and left over food. It is a nice addition to the aquarium as this crab stands out with it's bright blue legs. They are an omnivorous bottom feeder which has been photographed eating red slime algae aka blue green algae aka cyanobacteria. | |= COMMON NAME: ||= Blue Leg Hermit Crab | |= SCIENTIFIC NAME: ||= Clibanarius tricolor | |= SIZE AVAILABLE: ||= ~.5-.75 inch | |= MINIMUM TANK SIZE: ||= 1 crab per gallon | |= FOOD/DIET: ||= Omnivore | |= CARE LEVEL: ||= Moderately easy | |= REEF SAFE: ||= Yes | |= AVAILABILITY: ||= Most always available - 99% | Please note before ordering: * This can be for one of the following, human consumption, while not recommended or used for bait or feeder food for pets. * We have the required federal and state permits to provide this marine life. Available upon request, for all clients or law enforcement officials. * We guarantee that the item(s) will be packaged safely and shipped by next day delivery - only.