Emerald Crabs are particularly effective against bubble algae. There is a reason emerald crabs are so popular; they are very easy to care for, require almost no attention, and are effective in in controlling pesky algal blooms hence keeping the tank clean.
The Emerald Crab, Mithrax sculptus, are one of the most popular marine crab species for the home aquarium. They thrive in tanks with plenty of live rock and a sandy substrate as the like to graze searching for algae. As voracious algae-eaters, they can be incredibly beneficial members of a cleanup crew. If there is not enough algae or seaweed, they can be supplementally fed with prepared meaty foods. They should, however, be fed regularly to keep them from becoming aggressive towards their tank mates.
72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
DOA Policy: By making this purchase you agree to the terms of this policy. Failure to follow the guidelines outlined in this policy will result in this policy voiding.
In the rare event that DOA occurs, pictures must be taken of the dead coral in the original UNOPENED shipping bag with in 1 hour of BUYER RECEIVED delivery. No Exceptions. Credit will be issued for any DOA coral as long as the DOA policy is followed.
Buyer must be their to receive the package right when it is delivered and must be brought into the home with in 10 minutes of Fedx Drop off time stamp.
This policy will prevent a box of coral from being left at the front door for any reason and are non negotiable. If delivery is made to a Fedx location, the DOA policy begins when the box is delivered to the location. If a Free coral is provided, it is NOT part of the DOA policy and has no guarantee. DOA must be confirmed by us (seller) prior to the corals being removed from bags.
When the corals are removed from the plugs or dipped the policy automatically expires. Package must be signed for on the first delivery attempt. If a DOA occurs and buyer wants a replacement to be reshipped, buyer pays the new shipping fee.
DOA’s due to a Fedx shipping delay will be a credit issued towards a new coral for the customer at the sellers discretion. The new shipping fee will be paid by the buyer. Shipping is non refundable. But we will do everything we can to satisfy any DOA that may arise.
Shipping is done through FedX Priority Overnight.
All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges on live stock. Our arrive alive guarantee is valid only when the DOA policy is followed. It is at our discretion to ship to a Fedx location near you if weather or traffic insists.
The Cleaner Shrimp, Lysmata amboinensis, also known as the Skunk Cleaner Shrimp or Scarlet Cleaner Shrimp is aptly named for its amazing ability to clean the junk and parasites off of fish. They will not discriminate and clean parasites from fish of all shapes, sizes, and aggression levels. When not cleaning, the Cleaner Shrimp will spend its time hiding inside rockwork caves.
The Blood Red Fire Shrimp, Lysmata debelius, gets its name from its deep, blood-red coloration along with its brilliant white spots across is carapace and appendages. It is without question one of the most vibrant and attractive invertebrate species available. It is a cleaner shrimp that will remove necrotic tissue and parasites from fish. They will often form symbiotic relationships with these fish as the stuff they clean off of them make for a tasty meal.
The Feather Duster is usually found in the coral rubble at the base of the reef aquarium, with some of the rubble being incorporated into its parchment-like tube. It needs to be housed in a well-established reef system as it is dependent upon plankton for its diet. It is very intolerant of copper-based medications.
- This peaceful omnivore will effectively clean even the largest home aquarium of detritus and left over food. Like other starfish, the Sand Sifting Sea Star will also consume small invertebrates, including shrimp, urchins, mollusks, bivalves, or other small sea stars.