Green Leg Hermit
Scientific Name: Paguristes sp
Reef Compatibility: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gal
Max Size: One and a half inches
Approximate Purchase Size: One to one and a half inches
Food/Feeding: OmnivoreNotes: The Green 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 while also mixing up sandy substrates. The Green Leg Hermit is named for its noticeable green legs. 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.