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1 Hawaii Dwarf Hermit Crab Opae Ula desktop Tank Mate Clean Up Crew

$2.50

Dwarf size = shell less than or equal to 1/2 inch to fit in all tanks.

Need to add a little life to your Volcano Shrimp tank ? Add Shrimp Marts recommended tank mate the Hawaii Dwarf Hairy Leg Hermit Crab.
Our hermit crabs are VERY hardy just like our shrimp. They can thrive in a variety of salinity and PH ranges. Opae Ula and hermit crabs live together in wild Opae Ula ponds they scavenge shrimp waste and debris.

Hermit crabs and Opae Ula get along great with each other and have a synergistic effect that keeps your shrimps tank clean by eating left over food that can pollute tank water.

How many hermits should you add to your tank ?

1. Unfiltered tanks that are 0.1 - 1 gallon add 1-2 Crabs.

2. Unfiltered tanks greater than 1 gallon add 2 hermit crabs per gallon.

3. Filtered tanks add 5-7 small crabs per gallon.

Water parameters for ShrimpMarts hermit crabs are the same as our Opae Ula tank brackish parameters. Do not put them in freshwater.

Hermit crabs do grow slowly and like to change shells and move into new homes do not forget to add 2-3 empty shells per crab to your tank for your crabs to move in and out of !!

Contact us with any questions you may have .

We offer Wholesale Hermit crab pricing to retailers in the united states