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Dwarf White Leg Hermit Crabs - Group of 10
Dwarf White Leg Hermit Crabs - Group of 10
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Size: up to 1/2 inch
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Bold
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Algae, Flake, Algae Sheets
Origin: Western Atlantic
Acclimation Time: 1+ Hours
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The Dwarf white leg hermit crabs are very active inhabitants of the aquarium. Dwarf white leg hermit crabs are commonly known as Dwarf zebra hermit crab. Dwarf white leg hermit crabs help in preventing waste build up and perform the task of keeping the aquariums clean. Do not expect the white crab to adjust to the conditions of the aquarium as soon as they are introduced. It may take 1 to 2 hours for the white dwarf crab to acclimatize to the conditions of the aquarium. Dwarf white leg hermit crabs feed solely on algae. Dwarf white leg hermit crabs have a habit of attacking small snails for their shells. This can be avoided if you house plenty of shells and crevices for the crabs. Dwarf white leg hermit crabs do not pose any threat to their neighbors and possess a peaceful temperament. Dwarf white leg hermit crabs basically live on a herbivorous diet. The water in the aquarium should be maintained at a temperature between 72 and 78 degree Fahrenheit. The proper pH should be between 8.1 and 12. The water should have a specific gravity between 1.023 and 1.025. A tank of size not less than 25 gallons is required. If there isn?t enough algae material in the aquarium then the diet can be supplemented with dried seaweeds. Dwarf white leg hermit crabs also dine on unwanted red slime algae. Dwarf white leg hermit crabs defend themselves from the enemy by hiding in the shells. Dwarf white leg hermit crabs are reef safe. A novice aquarist can easily manage a dwarf white leg hermit crab.
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