Likely Reef Tank Suitable
Likely Fish-Only Tank Suitable
Range: Indo-West Pacific Ocean: Maldives to Australia.
Size: 1 inch (2.5 cm)
Natural Environment: Inhabits coastal reefs and seen living in pairs with large host anemones.
General Husbandry: Occasionally available in the trade.
This is one of the very small porcelain crabs that often inhabit anemones and is basically a suspension feeder/mucus from the anemone.
No intervention by the aquarist is necessary to maintain this species.
FYI: Basically white with 'many' tiny brownish-orange spots.
Often found in the genera Entacmaea, Stichodactyla, Cryptodendrum, and Heteractis.
Experience Level: Beginner
Diet: Omnivore/Suspension feeder
Aquarium Environment: Reef or fish-only aquarium
Coral Safe: Yes
Fish Safe: Yes
Invertebrate Safe: Yes
Temperature Range: 68 - 83°F (20 - 28°C)