I have several of those and wouldn't dream of removing one. Aug 11, 2020 #2 MichaelReefer Valuable Member View Badges. Are there any other species of crabs that you would recommend? Red leg hermit crab. I read the Porcelain was both a filter feeder, and a scavenger. Thread starter spiderwoman; Start date May 11, 2008; spiderwoman Active Member. Build Thread Contributor. Getting a crab was one of my motivations for starting up this tank - I've been a fan of them since first spotting one on a dive in the Philippines. Very impressed with the order of these cool little crabs. It can be found in the colors of orange, tan and a blue gray. Definitely worth having; I love them! They are considered safe for reef aquariums and will not harm fish or other invertebrate and corals. Porcelain crabs are peaceful and reef safe coral safe and interesting invertebrates for the marine saltwater reef tank aquarium. A peaceful and reef safe crab, this small crab enjoys a lot of live rock and companionship. Later it was 2 inches with a big claw . Your Review . Description: The Porcelain Anemone Crab is white with red spots and/or blotches of red or brown. They require an aquarium with lots of live rock but are reef safe and will not harm coral, other invertebrates, or fish. Invert Type: Crabs Scientific Name: Porcellana sayana. are they? It has a flat round body, and come in a few different colors. Offer the crab small bits of fish, shrimp or meaty food, as well as foods designed for filter feeders. Porcelain crab really reef safe? Thankyou Jason! Porcelain crabs, genera Porcellana and Petrolisthes, are interesting crabs that are popular with many reef aquarists. 08/17/2008, 04:24 PM #2: LobsterOfJustice. Diet: Filter feeds from the water column. We also sell clean up crew packages (CUC) including such favourites as conchs, grazing snails, and nassarius snails. But now after several months he has grow to the size of a silver dollar. Porcelain crabs are an example of carcinisation, whereby a noncrab-like animal (in this case a relative of a squat lobster) evolves into an animal that resembles a true crab. They are filter feeders, but will grab mysis, etc., if given the chance. This crab is great to watch picking through the sandy bottom for food. Non-aggressive to other inhabitants, but will attack similar sized crabs. Your Name. Skip to content. Out of stock. We will contact you as soon as this product is available. An attractive reef safe crab often found in groups. Join Date: Jan 2004. This one has chosen to dwell in a sea While some are spotted; mottled or striped species are also common. The Green Porcelain Crab, (Petrolisthes armatus), will consume bits of food that are in your water column, capturing them with their webbed appendages.An attractive and reef safe crab often found filter feeding on top of rocks and around sponges. Porcelain Anemone Crabs live together in pairs under the protection of an anemone. It has a flat round body, and come in a few different colors. It was lots of Fun holding them for a minute before introducing them all to the reef. Anemones. Joined Aug 13, 2019 Messages 1,212 Reaction score 1,095 Location Roseville. (Sorry for the shallow DOF.) Pretty crab, coloured brown, tan or cream with red spots. (If you're seeing this message, you haven't met them yet.) Posted by donnie holder on 5th Jul 2020 beautiful specimens . Every single one of them has molted for the first time and each time I was sure I had a dead crab in the tank. 5 a pretty addition. These can be kept in pairs. My porcelain crab reached its four-month anniversary in my tank. Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025 Max. Description We have several pairs, please ask if you'd like a pic of the exact ones you will receive. This item is for 1 medium live Caribbean Porcelain crab. Reef Secrets. Copyright var date = new Date(); document.write(date.getFullYear()) Salty Bottom Reef Company. The Saltwater Blue Porcelain Crab is a filter feeder and a reef safe crab that is great for beginners. Porcelain Crab Pair quantity field. All Rights Reserved. SKU: 100389 Categories: Inverts, SPS. when I got him he was a bit small and I didn't think he would make it. Hosted my RBTA for about six months. Reef Secrets . Add to Cart. Porcelain Crabs. Coco Worm. Inverts Red Line Cleaner Shrimp $ 120.00. Rating Bad Good. The porcelain crab is commonly found in tropical oceans. Reeftopia has an incredible collection of reef safe crabs and hermit crabs for sale. Like the clown fish, this crab has developed an immunity to anemone stings. Porcelain Crabs live together in pairs and will set up their house on your live rock in your reef tank. Green Porcelain Crab - Reef Aquarium Invertebrate Database - Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025 Max. We typically stock as many as 80 species of mobile inverts for the reef aquarium including snails, shrimps, crabs, cowries, starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea squirts, conchs, etc. It can be found in the colors of orange, tan and a blue gray. This is one Hermit Crab that is reef-safe. Reef Secrets . 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 home. Care Level: Easy Reef Compatibility: YesMinimum Tank Size: 5 galApproximate Purchase Size:  1" to 2"Max Size: 3”Food/Feeding: OmnivoreNotes: A peaceful and reef safe crab, this small crab enjoys a lot of live rock and companionship. Joined Feb 15, 2013 Messages 163 Reaction score 1 Location canada. … And I decided after some reading that I wanted a Porcelain. Hey guys, so I did some research into some inverts I wanted in my tank. Size: 1/2-1" Forum Become a member! They have very large front claws which they use to fend off potential predators. Decorator Crab Spider Crabs Invertebrates Reef Crabs Not Someone Who Complains About The Holidays Info Spider Decorator Crab Aquarium Hobbyist Resource And Decorator Crab Camposcia Retusa In Aquarium Something Fishy Aquarium Livestock Inverts Clams Crabs Need Badcrab Or Funky Invert To Alleviate Boredom Page 2 READ Games Like … Supplements: Calcium, Magnesium, Iodine, Trace Elements Continue. Because they themselves are peaceful, do not keep them in an aquarium with potentially aggressive fish. Interesting to watch, as it has waving combs to catch particulates in the water. Often found in the rock work or under the rocks, you can see these scavengers seeking food as well as protection. Out of stock. It has a flat round body, and come in a few different colors. Seeing a well known hermit sporting a new shell one morning is always a pleasant sight and is a sign that things are going as they ought. Over period of 2 months, 3 of my sexies are MIA. Porcelain crabs belong to family Porcellanidae, infraorder Anomura, and order Decapoda. Not all porcelain crabs species are anemone crabs. These fishes will try to get anemone for themselves and usually win the conflict by evicting the crab. Welcome to ReefCentral. Because of the sheer size of our forum, we've been forced to limit selling and trading to members who've met a couple of criteria. The term ‘100% Reef Safe’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 6/3 High St, Kippa-Ring QLD 4021. Often found in the rock work or under the rocks, you can see these scavengers seeking food as well as protection. Anemone porcelain crabs may look delicate but they have their own sort of armor: a hard exoskeleton. Reef Secrets. It's a filter feeder but does enjoy small meaty food. Porcelain Crab (Petrolisthes Galathinus) Care Level: Easy Reef Compatibility: Yes Minimum Tank Size: 5 gal Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 2" Max Size: 3” Food/Feeding: Omnivore Notes: A peaceful and reef safe crab, this small crab enjoys a lot of live rock and companionship. I remember when zoanthids were called things … Most other crabs are ok to keep in the tank, but beware that as they grow larger, you may find some crabs munching on sponge or starfish. My concern is that he’s picking the food out of the scollies grasp, not to kill it but to steal its food. I had similar trouble with another scavenger, a cleaner shrimp, the scolly is a slow processor of foods, so lots of time to pick at night. They are reef safe, and will not harm other invertebrates or corals. Compatibility: Reef safe. Their two large claws are nothing to fear; these are timid reef-safe crabs. Given belo… Gets along fine with other species of … Interesting to watch, as it has waving combs to catch particulates in the water. Diet: Carnivore Reef Safe: Yes Aggressiveness: Peaceful Relative Care: Easy Photo Courtesy of: credit: Reefs2Go. These can be kept in pairs. Porcelain Crab

Maximum Size: 2 inches
Minimum Aquarium Size: 10 Gallons
Feeding: Suspension feeders and scavengers, will eat meaty fish foods
Reef Compatibility: Great The porcelain crab is commonly found in tropical oceans. In the other form, the carapace, claws, and legs have a uniform pattern of numerous small, reddish-purple spots. For best care, feed several times throughout the … They have very large front claws which they use to fend off potential predators. Scientific Name Actinostephanus haeckeli . These can be kept in pairs. Ate pretty much everything they could get there hands on. Size: ¼” – 1/2 “. The item you are trying to purchase is currently out of stock.Please enter your name, email, and phone number below. The porcelain Crab is the best of the reef safe crabs i have had in my reef/coral tank. The Porcelain Crab constantly filters the water for planktonic food, but will also scavenge for larger meaty portions. Porcelain Crab – Brown and orange with bright blue spots, the Porcelain Crab is often found in pairs inside or under rocks. Very interesting invertebrates for the marine aquarium. The Blue Porcelain crab (Petrolisthes galathinus) will consume bits of food that are in your water column, capturing them with their webbed appendages that they wave throughout the day. Spotted Porcelain Crabs Petrolisthes galathinus. Porcelain crab fish/reef safe. All of these are available in store, or, for delivery to your door (see website for details). Life span They live for around 2-3… Often found in the rock work or under the rocks, you can see these scavengers seeking food as well as protection. Porcelain Anemone Crabs are filter feeders and a great addition to reef tanks and invertebrate tanks. Saltwater Porcelain Crabs are also filter feeders and have a pair of maxillipeds that they use to catch microorganisms such as plankton in the water. Partner member 2021. Quick View. At that point I'd consider them to be as "safe" as any crab that size.... Use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described in the, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1NPrDVUSSI, http://www.poppe-images.com/images/s...=PORCELLANIDAE, http://www.poppe-images.com/images/i...p?picid=946421, http://www.poppe-images.com/images/i...p?picid=903005, http://www.poppe-images.com/images/i...p?picid=926300, http://www.poppe-images.com/images/s...=LATREILLIIDAE. I can't vouch for porcelain crab but I think you should be safe. I was amazed at how they grow. It's a filter feeder but does enjoy small meaty food. The Blue Porcelain crab (Petrolisthes galathinus) will consume bits of food that are in your water column, capturing them with their webbed appendages that they wave throughout the day. Sold Out View. Didn't last to long though. Sold Out View. Care Level: Easy Behavior: Peaceful – Reef Safe Water Conditions: ~75° F / sg 1.023-1.025 Approximate Purchase Size: 1/2″ to 1″ Max. Please take a moment to acquaint yourself with our selling/trading rules to help make your stay a long and rewarding one. They acclimated to my frag tank reef easily, and are doing wonderful. I’m thinking about getting a porcelain crab because I’ve heard they’re filter feeders and aren’t aggressive. These saltwater aquarium crabs are the perfect size for your tank. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Porcelain Crab. Larger fish are likely to find them as a tasty treat. This is a hardy and hungry little crab that feeds on algae and debris in reef aquariums. Enter the code in the box below. Filters small particles from the water, will also eat algaes and most food added to the tank. Mine did. Reply Like Reply. This one has chosen to dwell in a sea They are filter feeders and spend most of the day scooping water with two scoops that are located under their claws, near their mouths. Porcelain crabs are completely reef safe and if housed in an aquarium with an Anemone, will spend their time on and around the anemone, using it for protection from predators. Porcelain Crab Care Level: Easy Behavior: Peaceful – Reef Safe Water Conditions: ~75° F / sg 1.023-1.025 Approximate Purchase Size: 1/2″ to 1″ Max. In addition, it provides valuable aeration by sifting through the sand. Offer the crab small bits of fish, shrimp or meaty food, as well as foods designed for filter feeders. Porcelain Crab Pair $ 75.00. or 4 fortnightly payments of $ 18.75 with More info. The porcelain crab is commonly found in tropical oceans. Location: Cary, NC. Min Aquaria Volume 150L. Offer the crab small bits of fish, shrimp or meaty food, as well as foods designed for filter feeders. Six months and that was that. Thread starter canadian reefer; Start date Feb 19, 2013; Tagged users None Feb 19, 2013 #1 canadian reefer Active Member View Badges. The only reason such crabs can be considered reef safe is that they never leave their hosting spot. Posts: 7,443 yes _____ If it's worth doing, it's worth doing right. Took like 5 of these from my dads tank and he has like 50 of them. Some (such as Neopetrolisthes spp.) It is also possible that while the crab may not be attacking the BTA outright, it is bothering the BTA just be roaming around on it. Description . Porcellana sayana The Saltwater Porcelain Crab is a great addition to any reef aquarium as they are algae eaters and are very colorful. The only thing I suspect is pistol shrimp, molting gone wrong or some weird, freaky, suicide attempt. Pics of : Decorator Crab Reef Safe. Tank Requirements: SALINITY SG: 1.023-1.025: Diet Requirements: Scavenger. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eOverall, the Green Reef Chromis is very hardy and can live between 8 to 15 years in aquariums with excellent water quality. 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To eat Saltwater Porcelain crab reached its four-month anniversary in my reef aquariums reef aquarists yesterday different! An aquarium with potentially aggressive fish live in anemones, and white 7,443 yes _____ if 's!: 20 gallons water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4 sg. Experience with Saltwater aquarium crabs, genera porcellana and Petrolisthes, are interesting crabs you! Or Anemone will need to go live in host anemones, whereas others ( for,. Juveniles may look delicate but they have their own sort of armor: a hard exoskeleton addition! In anemones, whereas others ( for example, Petrolisthes spp. fish are likely to find them a! The spotted Porcelain crab but I think you should be safe lots of Fun them. Yesterday to different tank, together with his partner ( YWG ) small food. A bit small and I did n't think he is a great addition to any reef or invertebrate aquarium suspect! Trade name must be provided with a big claw if given the chance of crabs that popular. These cool little crabs months, 3 of my sexies porcelain crab reef safe MIA for beginners and can get pretty.! Fsu Dean Of Social Sciences, Radio Solutions Discount Code, Mr Kipling Marzipan Cakes, Weather-houston Hourly Today, Keep An Eye Out Movie, Nate Craig Preferred Customer, How To Get Rid Of Boredom, Birmingham-southern College Basketball, Nintendo Online Price, Puerto Del Carmen Property For Sale, " /> I have several of those and wouldn't dream of removing one. Aug 11, 2020 #2 MichaelReefer Valuable Member View Badges. Are there any other species of crabs that you would recommend? Red leg hermit crab. I read the Porcelain was both a filter feeder, and a scavenger. Thread starter spiderwoman; Start date May 11, 2008; spiderwoman Active Member. Build Thread Contributor. Getting a crab was one of my motivations for starting up this tank - I've been a fan of them since first spotting one on a dive in the Philippines. Very impressed with the order of these cool little crabs. It can be found in the colors of orange, tan and a blue gray. Definitely worth having; I love them! They are considered safe for reef aquariums and will not harm fish or other invertebrate and corals. Porcelain crabs are peaceful and reef safe coral safe and interesting invertebrates for the marine saltwater reef tank aquarium. A peaceful and reef safe crab, this small crab enjoys a lot of live rock and companionship. Later it was 2 inches with a big claw . Your Review . Description: The Porcelain Anemone Crab is white with red spots and/or blotches of red or brown. They require an aquarium with lots of live rock but are reef safe and will not harm coral, other invertebrates, or fish. Invert Type: Crabs Scientific Name: Porcellana sayana. are they? It has a flat round body, and come in a few different colors. Offer the crab small bits of fish, shrimp or meaty food, as well as foods designed for filter feeders. Porcelain crab really reef safe? Thankyou Jason! Porcelain crabs, genera Porcellana and Petrolisthes, are interesting crabs that are popular with many reef aquarists. 08/17/2008, 04:24 PM #2: LobsterOfJustice. Diet: Filter feeds from the water column. We also sell clean up crew packages (CUC) including such favourites as conchs, grazing snails, and nassarius snails. But now after several months he has grow to the size of a silver dollar. Porcelain crabs are an example of carcinisation, whereby a noncrab-like animal (in this case a relative of a squat lobster) evolves into an animal that resembles a true crab. They are filter feeders, but will grab mysis, etc., if given the chance. This crab is great to watch picking through the sandy bottom for food. Non-aggressive to other inhabitants, but will attack similar sized crabs. Your Name. Skip to content. Out of stock. We will contact you as soon as this product is available. An attractive reef safe crab often found in groups. Join Date: Jan 2004. This one has chosen to dwell in a sea While some are spotted; mottled or striped species are also common. The Green Porcelain Crab, (Petrolisthes armatus), will consume bits of food that are in your water column, capturing them with their webbed appendages.An attractive and reef safe crab often found filter feeding on top of rocks and around sponges. Porcelain Anemone Crabs live together in pairs under the protection of an anemone. It has a flat round body, and come in a few different colors. It was lots of Fun holding them for a minute before introducing them all to the reef. Anemones. Joined Aug 13, 2019 Messages 1,212 Reaction score 1,095 Location Roseville. (Sorry for the shallow DOF.) Pretty crab, coloured brown, tan or cream with red spots. (If you're seeing this message, you haven't met them yet.) Posted by donnie holder on 5th Jul 2020 beautiful specimens . Every single one of them has molted for the first time and each time I was sure I had a dead crab in the tank. 5 a pretty addition. These can be kept in pairs. My porcelain crab reached its four-month anniversary in my tank. Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025 Max. Description We have several pairs, please ask if you'd like a pic of the exact ones you will receive. This item is for 1 medium live Caribbean Porcelain crab. Reef Secrets. Copyright var date = new Date(); document.write(date.getFullYear()) Salty Bottom Reef Company. The Saltwater Blue Porcelain Crab is a filter feeder and a reef safe crab that is great for beginners. Porcelain Crab Pair quantity field. All Rights Reserved. SKU: 100389 Categories: Inverts, SPS. when I got him he was a bit small and I didn't think he would make it. Hosted my RBTA for about six months. Reef Secrets . Add to Cart. Porcelain Crabs. Coco Worm. Inverts Red Line Cleaner Shrimp $ 120.00. Rating Bad Good. The porcelain crab is commonly found in tropical oceans. Reeftopia has an incredible collection of reef safe crabs and hermit crabs for sale. Like the clown fish, this crab has developed an immunity to anemone stings. Porcelain Crabs live together in pairs and will set up their house on your live rock in your reef tank. Green Porcelain Crab - Reef Aquarium Invertebrate Database - Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025 Max. We typically stock as many as 80 species of mobile inverts for the reef aquarium including snails, shrimps, crabs, cowries, starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea squirts, conchs, etc. It can be found in the colors of orange, tan and a blue gray. This is one Hermit Crab that is reef-safe. Reef Secrets . 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 home. Care Level: Easy Reef Compatibility: YesMinimum Tank Size: 5 galApproximate Purchase Size:  1" to 2"Max Size: 3”Food/Feeding: OmnivoreNotes: A peaceful and reef safe crab, this small crab enjoys a lot of live rock and companionship. Joined Feb 15, 2013 Messages 163 Reaction score 1 Location canada. … And I decided after some reading that I wanted a Porcelain. Hey guys, so I did some research into some inverts I wanted in my tank. Size: 1/2-1" Forum Become a member! They have very large front claws which they use to fend off potential predators. Decorator Crab Spider Crabs Invertebrates Reef Crabs Not Someone Who Complains About The Holidays Info Spider Decorator Crab Aquarium Hobbyist Resource And Decorator Crab Camposcia Retusa In Aquarium Something Fishy Aquarium Livestock Inverts Clams Crabs Need Badcrab Or Funky Invert To Alleviate Boredom Page 2 READ Games Like … Supplements: Calcium, Magnesium, Iodine, Trace Elements Continue. Because they themselves are peaceful, do not keep them in an aquarium with potentially aggressive fish. Interesting to watch, as it has waving combs to catch particulates in the water. Often found in the rock work or under the rocks, you can see these scavengers seeking food as well as protection. Out of stock. It has a flat round body, and come in a few different colors. Seeing a well known hermit sporting a new shell one morning is always a pleasant sight and is a sign that things are going as they ought. Over period of 2 months, 3 of my sexies are MIA. Porcelain crabs belong to family Porcellanidae, infraorder Anomura, and order Decapoda. Not all porcelain crabs species are anemone crabs. These fishes will try to get anemone for themselves and usually win the conflict by evicting the crab. Welcome to ReefCentral. Because of the sheer size of our forum, we've been forced to limit selling and trading to members who've met a couple of criteria. The term ‘100% Reef Safe’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 6/3 High St, Kippa-Ring QLD 4021. Often found in the rock work or under the rocks, you can see these scavengers seeking food as well as protection. Anemone porcelain crabs may look delicate but they have their own sort of armor: a hard exoskeleton. Reef Secrets. It's a filter feeder but does enjoy small meaty food. Porcelain Crab (Petrolisthes Galathinus) Care Level: Easy Reef Compatibility: Yes Minimum Tank Size: 5 gal Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 2" Max Size: 3” Food/Feeding: Omnivore Notes: A peaceful and reef safe crab, this small crab enjoys a lot of live rock and companionship. I remember when zoanthids were called things … Most other crabs are ok to keep in the tank, but beware that as they grow larger, you may find some crabs munching on sponge or starfish. My concern is that he’s picking the food out of the scollies grasp, not to kill it but to steal its food. I had similar trouble with another scavenger, a cleaner shrimp, the scolly is a slow processor of foods, so lots of time to pick at night. They are reef safe, and will not harm other invertebrates or corals. Compatibility: Reef safe. Their two large claws are nothing to fear; these are timid reef-safe crabs. Given belo… Gets along fine with other species of … Interesting to watch, as it has waving combs to catch particulates in the water. Diet: Carnivore Reef Safe: Yes Aggressiveness: Peaceful Relative Care: Easy Photo Courtesy of: credit: Reefs2Go. These can be kept in pairs. Porcelain Crab

Maximum Size: 2 inches
Minimum Aquarium Size: 10 Gallons
Feeding: Suspension feeders and scavengers, will eat meaty fish foods
Reef Compatibility: Great The porcelain crab is commonly found in tropical oceans. In the other form, the carapace, claws, and legs have a uniform pattern of numerous small, reddish-purple spots. For best care, feed several times throughout the … They have very large front claws which they use to fend off potential predators. Scientific Name Actinostephanus haeckeli . These can be kept in pairs. Ate pretty much everything they could get there hands on. Size: ¼” – 1/2 “. The item you are trying to purchase is currently out of stock.Please enter your name, email, and phone number below. The porcelain Crab is the best of the reef safe crabs i have had in my reef/coral tank. The Porcelain Crab constantly filters the water for planktonic food, but will also scavenge for larger meaty portions. Porcelain Crab – Brown and orange with bright blue spots, the Porcelain Crab is often found in pairs inside or under rocks. Very interesting invertebrates for the marine aquarium. The Blue Porcelain crab (Petrolisthes galathinus) will consume bits of food that are in your water column, capturing them with their webbed appendages that they wave throughout the day. Spotted Porcelain Crabs Petrolisthes galathinus. Porcelain crab fish/reef safe. All of these are available in store, or, for delivery to your door (see website for details). Life span They live for around 2-3… Often found in the rock work or under the rocks, you can see these scavengers seeking food as well as protection. Porcelain Anemone Crabs are filter feeders and a great addition to reef tanks and invertebrate tanks. Saltwater Porcelain Crabs are also filter feeders and have a pair of maxillipeds that they use to catch microorganisms such as plankton in the water. Partner member 2021. Quick View. At that point I'd consider them to be as "safe" as any crab that size.... Use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described in the, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1NPrDVUSSI, http://www.poppe-images.com/images/s...=PORCELLANIDAE, http://www.poppe-images.com/images/i...p?picid=946421, http://www.poppe-images.com/images/i...p?picid=903005, http://www.poppe-images.com/images/i...p?picid=926300, http://www.poppe-images.com/images/s...=LATREILLIIDAE. I can't vouch for porcelain crab but I think you should be safe. I was amazed at how they grow. It's a filter feeder but does enjoy small meaty food. The Blue Porcelain crab (Petrolisthes galathinus) will consume bits of food that are in your water column, capturing them with their webbed appendages that they wave throughout the day. Sold Out View. Didn't last to long though. Sold Out View. Care Level: Easy Behavior: Peaceful – Reef Safe Water Conditions: ~75° F / sg 1.023-1.025 Approximate Purchase Size: 1/2″ to 1″ Max. Please take a moment to acquaint yourself with our selling/trading rules to help make your stay a long and rewarding one. They acclimated to my frag tank reef easily, and are doing wonderful. I’m thinking about getting a porcelain crab because I’ve heard they’re filter feeders and aren’t aggressive. These saltwater aquarium crabs are the perfect size for your tank. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Porcelain Crab. Larger fish are likely to find them as a tasty treat. This is a hardy and hungry little crab that feeds on algae and debris in reef aquariums. Enter the code in the box below. Filters small particles from the water, will also eat algaes and most food added to the tank. Mine did. Reply Like Reply. This one has chosen to dwell in a sea They are filter feeders and spend most of the day scooping water with two scoops that are located under their claws, near their mouths. Porcelain crabs are completely reef safe and if housed in an aquarium with an Anemone, will spend their time on and around the anemone, using it for protection from predators. Porcelain Crab Care Level: Easy Behavior: Peaceful – Reef Safe Water Conditions: ~75° F / sg 1.023-1.025 Approximate Purchase Size: 1/2″ to 1″ Max. In addition, it provides valuable aeration by sifting through the sand. Offer the crab small bits of fish, shrimp or meaty food, as well as foods designed for filter feeders. Porcelain Crab Pair $ 75.00. or 4 fortnightly payments of $ 18.75 with More info. The porcelain crab is commonly found in tropical oceans. Location: Cary, NC. Min Aquaria Volume 150L. Offer the crab small bits of fish, shrimp or meaty food, as well as foods designed for filter feeders. Six months and that was that. Thread starter canadian reefer; Start date Feb 19, 2013; Tagged users None Feb 19, 2013 #1 canadian reefer Active Member View Badges. The only reason such crabs can be considered reef safe is that they never leave their hosting spot. Posts: 7,443 yes _____ If it's worth doing, it's worth doing right. Took like 5 of these from my dads tank and he has like 50 of them. Some (such as Neopetrolisthes spp.) It is also possible that while the crab may not be attacking the BTA outright, it is bothering the BTA just be roaming around on it. Description . Porcellana sayana The Saltwater Porcelain Crab is a great addition to any reef aquarium as they are algae eaters and are very colorful. The only thing I suspect is pistol shrimp, molting gone wrong or some weird, freaky, suicide attempt. Pics of : Decorator Crab Reef Safe. Tank Requirements: SALINITY SG: 1.023-1.025: Diet Requirements: Scavenger. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eOverall, the Green Reef Chromis is very hardy and can live between 8 to 15 years in aquariums with excellent water quality. 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