Tank Cleaners

Our saltwater tank cleaners are competitively priced, but more importantly they get the job done and we know their behavior and what they eat. Utilizing the right combination of species will yield the best results.

A random mix of assorted reef safe hermits crabs. Price is for each hermit crab.
The Blue Leg Hermit Crab is good at removing hair algae, film algae, detritus and cyanobacteria from your tank.
The Brittle Starfish is an excellent scavenger that will feed primarily at night.
Eats Diatoms, Algae, Cyano and Detritus on your tanks substrate and on rocks. Very hardy under normal water conditions. Grows to .75''
Our crabs are guaranteed to eat bubble algae or we will refund the cost to you.
Empty shells that will make for great new homes for hermits as they get bigger.
Florida Cerith snails range in size from an inch to 2''. These snails will consume diatoms, detritus, cyano and algae in the substrate as well as on rocks, and glass in your aquarium.
Our largest reef safe snail, the word "fighting" doesn't refer to its temperament, but rather the notch on the front of their shell which resembles a gladiator's helmet.
Destroys algae on your tanks rocks. Hardy under normal water conditions. Grows to 3''
Lettuce nudibranchs, (Elysia crispata), consume hair algae and other semi-complex macroalgae. However, sea slugs have particular care requirements that make them unsuitable for most reef tanks. Please read the full description.
Eats Diatoms, Algae and Detritus on your tanks rocks, and possibly glass. Somewhat hardy under normal water conditions. Grows to 1'' in diameter.
These shells make good homes for larger hermit species and adult hermits. Shells are in the 2-3'' range.
Excellent sand stirrer or scavenger. Will pop out of the sand when they smell food, or you are feeding the fish. Contrary to popular belief these snails do NOT eat algae.
Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. Very hardy under normal water conditions.
The Pencil Urchin, is a multicolored urchin with dull spines, and is a great addition to a touch tank. This particular urchin will be most active at night, as it is a nocturnal creature. It can grow to 3 inches in diameter .
Peppermint shrimp are popular because they eat aiptasia anemones in the aquarium.
Pincushion urchins eat a tremendous amount of hair algae, but have some drawbacks. Please read our full description.


A sampling of a variety of "pods" used to replenish or seed a mature aquarium.
Reef Pods contain live copepods to seed your refugium and provide a food source to fish.
Rock Boring Urchins come in different colors, and have sharp spines, which can give you a sting comparable to a bee sting if the spine pierces your skin.
The Scarlet Hermit crab will eat hair algae and scavenge in your aquarium.
Growing to a length of 6-8 inches in captivity, they are excellent sand stirrers, and will consume algae and detritus building up on your sand bed.
The serpent starfish is an excellent scavenger that will feed primarily at night.
Eats Diatoms, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. Extremely hardy under normal water conditions. This smaller snail only grows to about 2/5-3/5 of an inch.

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Orders placed today will ship Wednesday, January 18th. Later dates available by request.

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