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.

$0.60
A random mix of assorted reef safe hermits crabs. Price is for each hermit crab.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
Imported Juvenile specimens of conchs that have a maximum adult size of 3 inches, making them smaller than our Florida Fighting Conch when adult.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.75
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.55
The Blue Leg Hermit Crab is good at removing hair algae, film algae, detritus and cyanobacteria from your tank.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.17
Eats Diatoms, Algae, Cyano and Detritus on your tanks substrate and on rocks. Very hardy under normal water conditions. Grows to .75''
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.80
What sets this snail apart from the rest is that it will seek shelter not only under the sand, but under the sand underneath your live rock.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$5.00
Our crabs are guaranteed to eat bubble algae or we will refund the cost to you.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$2.00
This is for an assortment of six empty cone shells, they are used as homes for Halloween Hermit Crabs.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.08
Empty shells that will make for great new homes for hermits as they get bigger.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.60
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.25
These shells make good homes for larger hermit species and adult hermits. Shells are in the 2-3'' range.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.85
The Mexican Red Leg hermit is a medium sized hermit crab that will consume hair algae, leftover fish food and some species of cyano algae.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$3.50
The Mexican Turbo Snail grows to about the size of a golf ball. It is great at cleaning algae, especially hair algae from larger tanks.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.50
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...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.75
Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. Very hardy under normal water conditions.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Oxynoe

 
$12.00
We carry a few different species of Elysia and Oxynoe species under this item description. They are all small sacoglossan slugs that will grow to one inch maximum. Read the full description on these guys.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
Peppermint shrimp are popular because they eat aiptasia anemones in the aquarium.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$7.00
Pincushion urchins eat a tremendous amount of hair algae, but have some drawbacks. Please read our full description.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
The Pitho Crab moves slowly through the aquarium slowly picking at algae growing on the rock. They eat a fair amount of hair algae, caulerpa, dictyota, and even bubble algae at times.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pods+

 
$10.00
A sampling of a variety of "pods" used to replenish or seed a mature aquarium.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$5.00
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.50
Rock Boring Urchins come in different colors, and have sharp spines. They are good at removing complex algae from large aquariums with stable rock work.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$3.00
The Scarlet Hermit crab will eat hair algae and scavenge in your aquarium.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$4.00
The Thin Striped Hermit Crab is good at removing hair algae, film algae, detritus and cyanobacteria from your tank.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$3.50
Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. This is an imported species.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$3.50
Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. This is an imported species.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$1.00
A very small species of Nerite that will consume film algae, cyanobacteria, diatoms, and some hair algae.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$3.50
The Zebra Turbo Snail grows to about the size of a golf ball. It is great at cleaning algae, especially hair algae from larger tanks.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.15
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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