The Saltwater Sally Lightfoot Crab is a scavenging crab that prefers to be in the rocks as it has a thin carpace and can maneuver into tight places to hide. They generally come out when there is food present. Diet may need to be supplemented with dried seaweed if there is not much to scavenge.
COMMON NAME: Sally Lightfoot Crab
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Percnon gibbesi
SIZE AVAILABLE: ~1 inch
MINIMUM TANK SIZE: 20 gallons
CARE LEVEL: Moderately Easy
REEF SAFE: Yes
AVAILABILITY: Most always available - 99%
*Likes to hide in the rock and eats detritus and algae.
*Once it becomes large it can become aggressive toward small fish and other small inverts.
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