Halloween Hermit Crab (Ciliopagurus strigatus)


Bright and colorful, the Halloween Hermit Crab (Ciliopagurus strigatus) is a wonderful aquarium addition! In the wild, these hermit crabs can be found in the Red Sea and Hawaii. They will consume cyanobacteria and algae in the aquarium along with scavenging for left over foods making them a valuable addition to any cleaner crew. They are considered to be generally reef safe as well.

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Halloween Hermit Crab (Ciliopagurus strigatus)

Origin: Indo-Pacific

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          8.2 – 8.4
Temp:                     74-78F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <20ppm
Salinity:                  35ppt