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Introducing the Halloween Vampire Crab, also known as Geosesarma bicolor. This species is a unique and fascinating addition to any aquarium, known for their striking colors and engaging behavior.
Here are some care guidelines to help you keep your Vampire Crabs healthy and happy:
Housing: Vampire Crabs require an aquarium with a minimum size of 5 gallons, although larger tanks are recommended for multiple crabs. The tank should have both land and water areas, with a substrate that allows them to burrow and hide. A lid or cover is also essential to prevent escape, as these crabs are known to be great climbers.
Water quality: The water in the aquarium should be kept at a pH level of 7.0-8.0, and the temperature should be maintained between 72-82°F. The water should also be filtered and changed regularly to maintain water quality.
Diet: Vampire Crabs are omnivores and will eat a variety of foods, including pellets, flakes, and frozen or live foods such as brine shrimp, bloodworms, and small pieces of fish or shrimp. It is important to provide a balanced and varied diet to ensure their health and vitality.
Behavior: These crabs are highly active and social, and should be kept in groups of three or more. They are also known to be territorial, so it is important to provide adequate space and hiding places in the tank.
Breeding: Vampire Crabs breed in the water, and females will carry the eggs on their abdomen until they hatch into tiny larvae. It is important to provide adequate hiding places for the larvae to prevent them from being eaten by other tank inhabitants.
In conclusion, the Halloween Vampire Crab, also known as Geosesarma bicolor, is a unique and fascinating species that requires proper care and attention to thrive in the aquarium. With their striking colors and engaging behavior, these crabs are sure to be a standout addition to any aquatic environment. Order now and experience the beauty and personality of Vampire Crabs!
Name: Purple Vampire Crab
Science Name: Geosesarma bicolor
Max Size: 2 inches
Care Level: Easy
Life Expectancy: 2 Years
Minimum Tank Size Recommended: 5 Gallons for 2-3 / 10 gallons for 4-8
Groups: Recommended in groups 4+ | thrive in groups 6+
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