The Emerald Crab is well respected for its scavenging ability. It will enthusiastically feed on uneaten meaty foods and many types of nuisance algae. Unlike many other animals, Mithraculus sculptus will eat bubble algae and helps clean your aquarium of these algae. Its distinct, flat shiny green body and hairy legs easily identify the Emerald Crab.
- Scientific Name: Mithraculus sculptus
- Care Level: Easy
- Temperament: Semi-aggressive
- Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
- Max. Size: 2½"
- Color Form: Green
- Diet: Omnivore
- Origin: Caribbean
- Family: Majidae
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