Red Hairy Hermit Crabs are originally from the waters of the Eastern Atlantic and around the coast of Africa. Red Hairy hermit crabs can grow to 8 inches in full length and should be kept in an aquarium of at least 60 gallons in size to provide plenty of swimming and living room for them. Red Hairy Hermit crabs are aggressive and should not be kept next to more peaceful species as it may attack and harm them. Red hairy hermit Crabs are omnivores and should be fed a steady diet with plenty of herbivore and carnivores preparations for best health. These crabs are easy to care for, and can be kept by the beginning aquarium owner with little problem.
Size: Can grow to 8 inches at full length
Aquarium: Saltwater, can be kept in a reef aquarium.
Minimum Tank Size: 60 Gallons
Compatibility: Can be kept in a community aquarium.