Acropora Crab

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Scientific name - Trapezia sp.

Family – Crustacea

Common name – Trapezia Pocillopora, Acropora, Acro Crab

Max Size – 1 in (2.5 cm)

Care Level – Easy

Temperament – Peaceful

Foods and feeding – This crab will scavenge its food from its host coral and does not need to be fed a supplementary diet.

Supplements - Calcium, Magnesium, Iodine, Trace Elements

Aquarium suitability -

Reef compatibility – Yes

Captive care – This crab requires either an Pocillopora or Acropora coral to live in. It will take care of the coral, cleaning away debris trapped in the branches. It will also defend the coral from predators. This crab comes in many color varieties. Crabs are extremely sensitive to nitrates and copper and small amounts will kill them.
 

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