Blue Eyed Hermit
|Resides : Sand and rocks|
|Consumes : Detritus, Hair Algae, Film Algae, and some species of Cyanobacteria|
|Max Size : 1.5" or 40mm|
|Origin : Hawaiian Islands, East Africa|
|Availability: Irregular throughout the year|
|Warnings : May attack snails and other hermits for their shells.|
Blue Eyed Hermit Crabs (Calcinus laevimanus) grow to inhabit 1.5" shells and will consume hair algae and uneaten fish food. All hermits are capable of killing snails for shells, and this is something to be mindful of. This imported species comes from Hawaii and Africa.