Blue Leg Hermit
Scientific Name: Clibanarius tricolor
Reef Compatibility: With Caution
Minimum Tank Size: 5 gal
Max Size: Stays relatively small at about 1 inch.
Notes: Known to eat detritus, aquarium food, decomposing material and various forms of algae (diatoms, green hair and cyanobacteria). Sifts through the top layer of sand in the aquarium.
While considered to be reef safe it is advised with caution as it may nip at coral. It may also attack and kill snails for it shells.