This item is for 10 green or blue Ricordea polyp, (Ricordea Florida). It requires moderate light, and will benefit from regular feedings of small foods designed for corals.
Acropora crabs live among the branches of stony corals where they protect the coral from invertebrates, and the coral protects the crab from fish. In aquariums, they generally serve as a curiosity.
Arrow crabs are curious creatures that move about with long spindly legs much like a spider. They are efficient at removing bristle worms, and some flatworm species from the aquarium.
Anemone Shrimp are small ornamental shrimp whose markings, and lack thereof, help it to blend into the background of its host anemone. They may serve as a cleaner shrimp, that will remove dead scales from your fish. They will also eat any food that is suitable for carnivorous fish.
Astraea sp. snails (often referred to as Astrea snails) range in diameter from about the size of a nickel to almost the size of a quarter. These snails will consume film and hair algae on the glass and rocks in your aquarium.
The Blue Porcelain crab (Petrolisthes galathinus) will consume bits of food that are in your water column, capturing them with their webbed appendages that they wave throughout the day. An attractive reef safe crab often found in groups.
The Bongo Shrimp, Phyllognathia ceratophthalma, is a tiny shrimp that feeds on live starfish. They are sometimes used to reduce Asterina starfish populations that have gotten out of control, but mostly they are an attractive addition to a nano or pico tank.
The Bumble Bee shrimp is a tiny shrimp that will eat fish food and live starfish and urchins. Its tiny size makes it more suitable for pico and nano tanks vs larger tanks where it may get lost.
Carpeting Halimeda (Halimeda Opuntia)is a calcified member of the popular Halimeda family, and is a green macroalgae. It gets its name from the thick carpeting growth pattern it features.
Caulerpa Mexicana is a prolific green macroalgae that looks great but can sometimes spread to quickly and overrun your tank without proper trimming.This species cannot be sent to California.
This is a shorter species of Codium, (Codium taylorii), that grows into a shrub like bush. The tops of the branches form what look like hammers. Another macro for the display tank.
The Collector Urchin is a type of pincushion urchin from the South Pacific Ocean found in deep water. They are multicolored and an attractive addition to large reef tanks, but they can scratch acrylic and wear items to camouflage themselves that you may prefer they leave alone.
The Cross Barred Venus clam is a sand dwelling bivalve that is hardy in captivity. They filter organic matter from the water column to eat, and while they may provide some filtration benefits to your aquarium we carry them mainly for curiosity purposes.
The Decorator Spider Crab (Camposcia retusa) behaves like an Arrow Crab and a Decorator Crab. They are not particularly effective at bristle worm removal, but will scavenge and graze on algae.
We carry a few different species of Elysia and Oxynoe under this listing. They are all small sacoglossan slugs that will grow to one inch maximum. Read the full description on these guys.
This product is for flat branched species and variations of Gracilaria species. They tend to be forked, and grow in a ball like shape and stay manageable in size and growth rate.
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.
The tiny White Spotted Sea Hare or the Freckled Sea Hare variation of Aplysia parvula that maxes out just over an inch in size. This filamentous algae consumer needs special care - PLEASE READ.
Frilly Arrow crabs (Podochela spp.) are curious creatures that move about with long spindly legs much like a spider. They are efficient at removing bristle worms, and some flatworm species from the aquarium.
Also known as the golden boxer shrimp, this little guy doesnt do much tank cleaning, but makes for a hardy and interesting addition to the aquarium. Mated pair.
This item is for one green or blue Ricordea polyp, (Ricordea Florida). It requires moderate light, and will benefit from regular feedings of small foods designed for corals. Not sold by color.
The Green Porcelain Crab (Petrolisthes armatus) will consume bits of food that are in your water column, capturing them with their webbed appendages that they wave throughout the day. A reef safe crab often found in groups.
Halimeda Monile is a calcified member of the popular Halimeda family, and is a green macro algae. It can be used for filtration, but is best suited for the display tank because of its great potential in aquascaping.
Arguably the best looking shrimp in the ocean, the Harlequin shrimp feed only on live starfish. They are used sometimes to prey on Asterina stars in systems where their abundance has become a nuisance. Mated Pair.
Arguably the best looking shrimp in the ocean, the Harlequin shrimp feed only on live starfish. They are used sometimes to prey on Asterina stars in systems where their abundance has become a nuisance.
The Imbricate Star Snail is the same species as the common Astraea tecta var. americanum found in the hobby, but not the same variation. These snails live isolated lives rather than in colonies, and are double the size. These snails will consume film and hair algae on the glass and rocks in your aquarium.
Rock Boring Urchins come in different colors, consume complex algae, including calcified algae. They have sharp spines, which can give you a sting comparable to a bee sting if the spine pierces your skin.
Lettuce sea slugs, (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.
The Lightning Dove Snail will consume film algae, diatoms, fine hair algae, algal detritus and some species of cyanobacteria in your aquarium. They prefer hard surfaces but will spend some time on the sand.
Mermaids fan is a calcified member of the Udotea family, and is a green macroalgae. It can be used for filtration, but is best suited for the display tank because of its great potential in aquascaping.
Mime Crabs, or Epialtid Crabs are related to decorator crabs, but do not wear camouflage on their back, rather they rely on their color and shape to blend in. This item is for one random species of Mime Crab. See full description.
Excellent scavenger and sand stirrer. These snails will come out whenever they smell food, or when you are feeding the fish. These snails do not eat algae; they eat detritus and leftover fish food. There feeding will help maintain your nitrate levels, and clean some of the debris that is building up in your substrate.
The Ninja Star snail ranges in size from a about the size of a nickel to just larger than the diameter of a quarter. These snails will consume film and hair algae on the glass and rocks in your aquarium.
Pencil Cap Algae, (Penicillus capitatus), is related to the popular Merman's shaving Brush, but is smaller. Growing to a size of about 4 inches, it is calcified and will not be eaten by fish or snails.
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. This listing is for Peppermint Shrimp traveling with UPS overnight, there are no quantity restrictions.
The Polka Dot Hermit crab will eat hair algae and scavenge in your aquarium. It has a large white claw that it uses to close the shell it is in when it is retracted, giving the appearance there is a snail inside.
Zoas, as they are known in the hobby are popular among aquarists because of their bright colors. Frag of 30+ Zoanthids. If you order more than one we will do our best to send you different morphs if available.
Gracilaria is a red branching macro algae with cylindrical shaped branches. It is easily cared for, doing well in low light. It can be served as food to Tangs and other herbivorous fish.