Brown Leg Hermit
Scientific Name: Clibanarius sp
Reef Compatibility: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gal
Max Size: 1 and a half inches
Food/Feeding: OmnivoreNotes: The Brown Leg Hermits are a common type of reef hermit crab that is compatible with all home aquariums. These invertebrates provide an indispensable cleaner function to most tanks by eating degrading matter and detritus the Brown Legs hermits are also said to eat cyanobacteria and blue green algae while also mixing up sandy substrates. It is best kept in a reef style aquarium with plentiful algal buildup and other edible matter, however they will accept many other types of food.