Sally Lightfoot Crab


Scientific name - Percnon gibbesi.

Family – Grapsidae

Common name – Sally Light Foot, Spray, Urchin, Short Crab

Max Size – 3 in (9 cm)

Range: Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Indo-Pacific

Care Level – Easy

Temperament – Semi-aggressive

Foods and feeding – This crab will scavenge food from the aquarium and will also accept offerings of small meaty foods

Supplements: Calcium, Magnesium, Iodine, Trace Elements

Aquarium suitability -

Reef compatibility – With caution

Captive care – This is an opportunistic predator and will go after fish. It also does better in large aquariums with a strong current. Crabs are extremely sensitive to nitrates and copper and small amounts will kill them
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