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Adopted Sally Lightfoot
Percnon gibbesi
 
 
 
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Tank Stats
Size: 1.5-3.5 inches
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Algae, Pellet, Flake, Meaty
Origin: Caribbean
Acclimation Time: 1+ Hours
Coral Safe:
Invertebrate Safe:
Minimum Tank Size:
  
  

Adopted Sally Lighfoots are missing claws or legs. They will regenerate. The Sally lightfoot crab is commonly known as the red rock crab or the spray crab. Keeping a sally lightfoot in your aquarium will add beauty to it. They are very entertaining and energetic. These invertebrates are found in red, brown, and bright orange colors. Sally lightfoot is omnivorous. They are scavengers. Sally lightfoot feeds on red and green algae. Sally lightfoot is sometimes an opportunistic feeder. They also dine on mussels, and small fishes. They can be easily taken care of. Sally lightfoot have a semi-aggressive temperament. Sally lightfoot crabs love lodging on rocks and crevices. Therefore choose an aquarium of 15 gallons or more that can house big rocky structures. Sally lightfoot crabs survive in the tank at a temperature of 72 to 78 degree Fahrenheit. A pH of 8.1 to 8.4 will be ample. A specific gravity of 1.020 to 1.624 is necessary. The sally lightfoot crab requires strong current. Sally lightfoot crabs are good algae eaters and can clean the water environment. When enough algae is not present in the aquarium the crab has to be provided with dried sea weeds and meaty items. Sally lightfoot crabs are reef safe. Sally lightfoot crabs become aggressive as they grow and become a threat to small fishes and invertebrates. Please do not forget to keep the water clean, as stagnant water can hamper the molting process of the crab.

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