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Blue Eyed Hermit

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Species Availability:   115
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.

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