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Red Hermit Crab (Clibanarius vittatus) - Med-LG
Red Hermit Crab (Clibanarius vittatus) - Med-LG
Red Hermit Crab (Clibanarius vittatus) - Med-LG
Red Hermit Crab (Clibanarius vittatus) - Med-LG
Red Hermit Crab (Clibanarius vittatus) - Med-LG

Red Hermit Crab (Clibanarius vittatus) - Med-LG

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Clibanarius sp

The Saltwater Red Hermit Crab is also known as the thinstripe hermit crab. It will make its home in abandoned snail shells of various size and shape. It is important to offer empty shells to accommodate their growth. It is reef safe. This is a very large crab ranging from 2 inches to 4 inches.

COMMON NAME: Red Hermit Crab
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Clibanarius vittatus
SIZE AVAILABLE: ~2-4 inch
MINIMUM TANK SIZE: 1 crab per tank
FOOD/DIET: Omnivore
CARE LEVEL: Moderately easy
REEF SAFE: Yes
AVAILABILITY: Most always available - 99%

Customer Reviews
Kevin H. of The Woodlands, TX
Red Hermit
Medium sized very active crab. Seems reef safe and has not bothered any fish, corals, snails, or other inverts. Cleans the sand bed of my 160 gal. reef tank very well!
Patricia of California
Med-Lrg Red Hermit crab
This is the most awesome crab ever. He is a good 4 inches & his shell has life barnacles covering it. He is so cute we named him Herbie after the voltzwagon Disney movie of lonf ago. He is excellent at digging the substrate all over the tank, & we actually went to a rock shop, saw this beautiful shell & brought it home, the next day Herbie was wearing his new shell! We kept his old 1 as decor on tank & also because it is covered in live barnacles. He is always sifting sand, but has gotten to ...
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