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Tank Cleaners

Assorted Hermits

Assorted Hermits

A random mix of assorted reef safe hermits crabs. Price is for each hermit crab.

$0.75
In stock: 52530
Assorted Smaller Conchs

Assorted Smaller Conchs

Imported conch species that have a maximum adult size of 3 inches, they consume diatoms, detritus and fine hair algae.

$5.50
In stock: 2
Astraea Snails

Astraea Snails

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.

$0.75
In stock: 1960
Babylon Snail

Babylon Snail

The Babylon Snail is a large scavenger that will stir sand beds down to 2 inches in depth. They have the potential to consume other small snails but are generally considered reef safe.

$9.00
In stock: 51
Banded Eye Hermit

Banded Eye Hermit

The Banded Eye Hermit Crab (Paguristes tortugae) will eat hair algae and scavenge in your aquarium. Grows to inhabit shells about 1.5 inches long.

$3.50
No stock
Blue Eyed Hermit

Blue Eyed Hermit

Blue Eyed Hermit Crabs make an attractive addition to the reef tank that will eat hair algae and leftover fish food. They grow to inhabit 2 inch shells.

$2.50
In stock: 118
Blue Knuckle Hermit

Blue Knuckle Hermit

Blue Knuckle hermit crabs make an attractive addition to the reef tank, and they are fairly effective cleaners.

$9.00
No stock
Blue Leg Hermit Crab

Blue Leg Hermit Crab

The Blue Leg Hermit Crab is good at removing hair algae, film algae, detritus and cyanobacteria from your tank.

$0.65
In stock: 2320
Bumble Bee Snail

Bumble Bee Snail

Bumble Bee Snails (Engina mendicaria) are tiny snails that are likely to consume sessile invertebrates in your aquarium like vermetid snails and polychaete worms.

$2.00
In stock: 865
Collector Urchin*

Collector Urchin*

The Collector Urchin is a type of pincushion urchin from the South Pacific. They have variable coloring and consume hair, turf and complex macroalgae.

$30.00
No stock
Cortez Cerith

Cortez Cerith

Cortez snails range in size from an inch to 1.75''. These snails will consume diatoms, detritus, cyano and algae in the substrate as well as on rocks, and glass in your aquarium.

$1.20
No stock
Crowned Turbo Snail

Crowned Turbo Snail

The Crowned Turbo Snail grows to about the size of a golf ball. It is especially good at removing hair algae, but will also consume film algae and diatoms. This species will also eat some turf and complex algae, it resides on hard surfaces.

$3.50
In stock: 81
Dwarf Cerith

Dwarf Cerith

Eats Diatoms, Algae, Cyano and Detritus on your tanks substrate and on rocks. Very hardy under normal water conditions. Grows to 3/4''

$0.17
In stock: 31132
Dwarf Planaxis

Dwarf Planaxis

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.

$0.80
No stock
Dwarf Trochus

Dwarf Trochus

A smaller species of Trochus that is about penny sized in diameter. Eats diatoms, cyano, film algae and detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. This is an imported species.

$3.00
In stock: 299
East African Cerith

East African Cerith

East African Cerith snails range in size from an inch to 1.25''. These snails will consume diatoms, detritus, cyano and algae in the substrate mostly, but will also clean glass and rocks. They are slightly beefier than Stocky, Cortez, and Florida Ceriths.

$1.40
In stock: 791
Emerald/Ruby Mithrax Crab

Emerald/Ruby Mithrax Crab

Our crabs are guaranteed to eat bubble algae or we will refund the cost to you.

$5.00
In stock: 327
Empty Cone Shells (4)

Empty Cone Shells (4)

This is for an assortment of four empty cone shells, they are used as homes for Halloween Hermit Crabs.

$2.00
No stock
Empty Hermit Shells

Empty Hermit Shells

Empty shells that will make for great new homes for hermits as they get bigger.

$0.08
In stock: 13732
Empty Hermit Shells (Larger)

Empty Hermit Shells (Larger)

These shells make good homes for larger hermit species and adult hermits. Shells are in the 2-3'' range.

$0.55
In stock: 626
Florida Cerith

Florida Cerith

Florida Cerith snails range in size from an inch to 1.25''. These snails will consume diatoms, detritus, cyano and algae in the substrate as well as on rocks, and glass in your aquarium.

$0.75
In stock: 24187
Florida Fighting Conch*

Florida Fighting Conch*

A large reef safe snail, the word fighting doesn't refer to its temperament. These cleaners will stir a sand bed up to 3 inches deep and consume detritus, diatoms, film algae, and fine textured hair algae.

$12.00
No stock
Fuzzy Chiton*

Fuzzy Chiton*

Consumes algae on your rock work, leaving the area particularly clean. Grows to 3''

$6.00
No stock
Giant Knobby Creeper

Giant Knobby Creeper

The Giant Knobby Creeper or Giant Nodulose Creeper is the largest Cerith snail in the world. Growing to just over 4 inches in length, these snails fulfill the role of a conch and turbo snail at the same time. This species will consume diatoms, detritus, cyano and hair algae in the substrate mostly, but will also clean glass and rocks.

$6.00
In stock: 78
Halloween Hermit Crab

Halloween Hermit Crab

Halloween Hermit crabs make an attractive and festive addition to the reef tank. They will also clean hair algae, and scavenge.

$10.00
In stock: 67
Halloween Urchin*

Halloween Urchin*

The Halloween 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.

$25.00
No stock
Imported Hermits

Imported Hermits

A random mix of assorted reef safe hermits crabs that have been imported from the South Pacific. Price is for each hermit crab.

$2.00
In stock: 9
Indo Turbo Snail*

Indo Turbo Snail*

The Indo Turbo Snail grows to about the size of a golf ball. It is great at cleaning algae, especially hair algae from larger tanks. This listing is for customers selecting UPS at checkout, 20 maximum limit.

$3.00
In stock: 64
Juvenile Pincushions*

Juvenile Pincushions*

These juvenile pincushion urchins may grow large, but are only about the size of a half dollar when shipped.

$5.00
No stock
Juvenile Rock Urchin*

Juvenile Rock Urchin*

Rock 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.

$5.00
No stock
Lettuce Sea Slug*

Lettuce Sea Slug*

Lettuce sea slugs, (Elysia crispata), consume hair algae and other complex and semi-complex macroalgae. However, sea slugs have particular care requirements that make them unsuitable for most reef tanks. Please read the full description.

$6.00
In stock: 1
Lightning Dove Snail*

Lightning Dove Snail*

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.

$4.00
In stock: 1
Limpets

Limpets

Eats Diatoms, Algae and Detritus on your tanks rocks, and possibly glass. Somewhat hardy under normal water conditions. Grows to 1'' in diameter.

$1.00
In stock: 14
Marginella Snail

Marginella Snail

The Marginella snail is a small scavenger that will emerge from the sandbed to eat leftover food in the aquarium.

$1.00
No stock
Mexican Red Leg

Mexican Red Leg

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.

$1.00
In stock: 195
Mexican Turbo Snail*

Mexican Turbo Snail*

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. This listing is for customers selecting UPS at checkout, 20 maximum limit.

$3.00
No stock
Money Cowrie

Money Cowrie

The Money Cowrie is a small cowrie, topping out at about the size of a nickel, although oval in shape. An active cleaner that will spend much of its time on the glass and rocks.

$4.50
In stock: 24
Nassarius Vibex

Nassarius Vibex

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.

$0.55
In stock: 21808
Nerite Snail

Nerite Snail

Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. Very hardy under normal water conditions.

$0.85
In stock: 44699
Ninja Star Snail

Ninja Star Snail

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.

$2.00
In stock: 134
Ox Tongue Nerite

Ox Tongue Nerite

Imported from Africa, the Ox Tongue Nerite eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. Very hardy under normal water conditions.

$1.20
In stock: 901
Pencil Urchin*

Pencil Urchin*

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 .

$9.00
No stock
Peppermint Shrimp (Gulf)

Peppermint Shrimp (Gulf)

Peppermint shrimp are popular because they eat aiptasia anemones in the aquarium.

$6.50
In stock: 4
Pincushion Urchins*

Pincushion Urchins*

Pincushion urchins eat a tremendous amount of hair algae, but have some drawbacks. Please read our full description.

$9.00
In stock: 1
Pitho Crab

Pitho Crab

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.

$6.00
In stock: 8
Pods+

Pods+

A sampling of a variety of pods used to replenish or seed a mature aquarium.

$10.00
In stock: 78060
Polka Dot Hermit Crab

Polka Dot Hermit Crab

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.

$5.00
No stock
Prickly Cerith

Prickly Cerith

Prickly Cerith snails grow to a stocky 2''. These snails will consume diatoms, detritus, cyano and algae in the substrate mostly, but will also clean glass and rocks. This deeper water species is about twice the length and four times the mass of the common Stocky, Cortez, and Florida Ceriths.

$3.00
No stock
Red Dwarf Hermit Crab

Red Dwarf Hermit Crab

The Red Dwarf Hermit Crab is a small hermit with a striking Orange/Red color that consumes hair algae, film algae, and detritus.

$2.50
No stock
Red Sea Trochus*

Red Sea Trochus*

A large Trochus snail from the Red Sea and East Africa that eats diatoms, cyano, algae and detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. Pictured with 4 Trochus histrio on its back.

$12.00
In stock: 6
Red Striped Shrimp*

Red Striped Shrimp*

Red Striped Shrimp or Kukenthal's Shrimp consume Aiptasia anemones like Peppermint Shrimp that are more commonly found in the hobby.

$16.00
No stock
Reef Pods Apocyclops

Reef Pods Apocyclops

These Cyclopoid pods are prolific breeders, eating detritus, flake food, phytoplankton, and even algae paste. This copepod moves along the substrate and through the water column.

$20.00
In stock: 10
Reef Pods Tisbe

Reef Pods Tisbe

Tisbe biminensis are tropical Harpacticoid copepod that feeds on surfaces of your aquarium. Great for refugiums, feeding dragonets, pipefish, and seahorses. Eat detritus and fish waste.

$17.00
In stock: 21
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$0.01
No stock
Rock Urchin*

Rock Urchin*

Rock Urchins grow to baseball size and have short but sharp spines. They are good at removing complex algae from large aquariums with stable rock work.

$9.00
In stock: 5
Scarlet Hermit Crab

Scarlet Hermit Crab

The Scarlet Hermit (Paguristes cadenati) crab will eat hair algae and scavenge in your aquarium. Grows to inhabit shells about 1.5 inches long.

$3.50
In stock: 25
Serpent Starfish*

Serpent Starfish*

The serpent starfish is an excellent scavenger that will feed primarily at night.

$8.00
No stock
Smooth Turbo Snails

Smooth Turbo Snails

Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. This is an imported species from the Indo Pacific. It is slightly smaller than Mexican Turbos.

$3.00
In stock: 131
Spider Conch*

Spider Conch*

The large spider conch is a striking addition to the aquarium. It sports a unique shell that can spiral out to 9 inches, but the bulk of the conch is about 3 inches high and 4 inches long when an adult.

$20.00
In stock: 1
Stocky Cerith

Stocky Cerith

Stocky 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. Their shells are often covered in coralline.

$0.80
No stock
Tectus Snails

Tectus Snails

Tectus Snails (Tectus fenestratus) reside on the rocks and glass in your aquarium and consume film algae, film algae, hair algae, and some species of cyanobacteria.

$2.75
In stock: 181
Tent Snail*

Tent Snail*

Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. This is an imported species from Africa that is similar to the popular Banded Trochus but hardier.

$4.50
In stock: 64
Thin Striped Hermit (Medium)

Thin Striped Hermit (Medium)

The Thin Striped Hermit Crab is good at removing hair algae, film algae, detritus and cyanobacteria from your tank.

$2.75
In stock: 6
Tiger Conch

Tiger Conch

Also known as the Strawberry Conch, they grow to 3 inches, and consume diatoms, detritus and fine hair algae.

$7.00
In stock: 96
Tongan Nassarius

Tongan Nassarius

Larger than Nassarius vibex, the Tongan Nassarius is useful when larger pieces of uneaten food are left behind in the aquarium.

$2.50
In stock: 13
Trochus Snail

Trochus Snail

Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. This is an imported species. Maximum of 3 sent via Priority Mail.

$4.50
In stock: 85
Trochus Snail*

Trochus Snail*

Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. This is an imported species.

$4.50
No stock
Tuxedo Urchin*

Tuxedo Urchin*

The Tuxedo Urchin is a small urchin that is suitable for nano tanks. It will consume hair algae and some species of turf and complex algae. However it will also pick up small objects, and wear them as camouflage.

$30.00
No stock
Virgin Nerites

Virgin Nerites

A very small species of Nerite that will consume film algae, cyanobacteria, diatoms, and some hair algae.

$1.20
No stock
Zebra Turbo Snail

Zebra Turbo Snail

The Zebra Turbo Snail grows to about the size of a softball, but we ship them much smaller than that. It is great at cleaning algae, especially hair algae from larger tanks.

$3.00
No stock
Zig Zag Periwinkles

Zig Zag Periwinkles

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.

$0.15
In stock: 65

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