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  • Florida Crown Conch Care Sheet

    Florida Crown Conch Care Sheet

    The Florida Crown Conch is a perfect example of how some snails must evolve to survive in the wild. Watching the stealth and speed of these large snails is simply fascinating!



    common names: Florida Crown Conch

    scientific name: Melongena corona


    origin: Most common in the inter-tidal zones of Florida and the IRL


    size: minimum aquarium size: not too much is known, but due to its low level of activity 10-20 gallon tanks are perfect for them


    Care Level: Easy


    aquarium layout: needs a deep sand bed to dig though and ambush prey. Rocking is optional as they spend minimal amounts of time on it,...
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  • Emerald Crab Care Sheet

    Emerald Crab Care Sheet

    Emerald crabs are a popular choice amongst saltwater enthusiasts for its scavenging abilities and its taste for most nuisance algaes.

    Emerald Crab resting on hand

    Common Names: Emerald Crab, Ruby Emerald Crab, Mithrax Crab, Emerald Mithrax Crab
    Scientific Name: Mithraculus Sculptus
    Origin: Caribbean
    Size: 1.5-2 inches

    Minimum Aquarium Size: 10 gallons

    Care Level: Easy

    Specific Gravity: 1.020-1.025

    Aquarium Layout: Emerald Crabs spend most of their time on the live rocking picking at algae or extra food they may find. It is recommended to have at least 15-20 pounds of rocking per emerald crab in the tank to cut down on territorial violence. ...
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  • Florida Crown Conch Care Sheet
    Sean
    The Florida Crown Conch is a perfect example of how some snails must evolve to survive in the wild. Watching the stealth and speed of these large snails is simply fascinating!



    common names: Florida Crown Conch

    scientific name: Melongena corona


    origin: Most common in the inter-tidal zones of Florida and the IRL


    size: minimum aquarium size: not too much is known, but due to its low level of activity 10-20 gallon tanks are perfect for them


    Care Level: Easy


    aquarium layout: needs a deep sand bed to dig though and ambush prey. Rocking is optional as they spend minimal amounts of time on it,...
    09-10-2013, 04:38 PM
  • Emerald Crab Care Sheet
    Sean
    Emerald crabs are a popular choice amongst saltwater enthusiasts for its scavenging abilities and its taste for most nuisance algaes.

    Emerald Crab resting on hand

    Common Names: Emerald Crab, Ruby Emerald Crab, Mithrax Crab, Emerald Mithrax Crab
    Scientific Name: Mithraculus Sculptus
    Origin: Caribbean
    Size: 1.5-2 inches

    Minimum Aquarium Size: 10 gallons

    Care Level: Easy

    Specific Gravity: 1.020-1.025

    Aquarium Layout: Emerald Crabs spend most of their time on the live rocking picking at algae or extra food they may find. It is recommended to have at least 15-20 pounds of rocking per emerald crab in the tank to cut down on territorial violence. ...
    07-06-2013, 08:47 PM
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