Red Leg Hermit (Clibanarius sp)
Care Level: Easy
Reef Compatibility: With Caution
Minimum Tank Size: 5 gal
Purchase Size: 1/2" to 1"
Max Size: 1 ½”
Notes: Much like the Blue Leg Hermit it is 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