Emerald Crab - Mithrax sculptus

Green Clinging Crab

Average Size: 1"
Food Items: Omnivore (primarily algae)
Temperature Range: 72-78 F
Environment: Reef
Locality: Caribbean Sea

I got my first on 29 August 2002 as a bubble algae controller.  It seems to have taken up residence at the base of my Curly-Que Anemone.  It has cleared 95% of the bubble algae in my tank, but is rarely seen due to natural coloring.

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Last Updated 02/05/10