Tank Cleaners

Our saltwater tank cleaners are competitively priced, but more importantly they get the job done and we know their behavior and what they eat. Utilizing the right combination of species will yield the best results.

$0.60
A random mix of assorted reef safe hermits crabs. Price is for each hermit crab.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.55
The Blue Leg Hermit Crab is good at removing hair algae, film algae, detritus and cyanobacteria from your tank.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.17
Eats Diatoms, Algae, Cyano and Detritus on your tanks substrate and on rocks. Very hardy under normal water conditions. Grows to .75''
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.80
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$5.00
Our crabs are guaranteed to eat bubble algae or we will refund the cost to you.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.08
Empty shells that will make for great new homes for hermits as they get bigger.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.60
Florida 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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$4.50
Destroys algae on your tanks rocks. Hardy under normal water conditions. Grows to 3''
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
Halloween Hermit crabs make an attractive and festive addition to the reef tank. They will also clean hair algae, and scavenge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$5.00
These juvenile pincushion urchins may grow large, but are only about the size of a half dollar when shipped.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
Lettuce nudibranchs, (Elysia crispata), consume hair algae and other semi-complex macroalgae. However, sea slugs have particular care requirements that make them unsuitable for most reef tanks. Please read the full description.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.50
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...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$0.75
Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. Very hardy under normal water conditions.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$12.00
We carry a few different species of Elysia and Oxynoe species under this item description. They are all small sacoglossan slugs that will grow to one inch maximum. Read the full description on these guys.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$7.00
Pincushion urchins eat a tremendous amount of hair algae, but have some drawbacks. Please read our full description.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.00
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 at times.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pods+

 
$10.00
A sampling of a variety of "pods" used to replenish or seed a mature aquarium.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$6.50
Rock Boring Urchins come in different colors, and have sharp spines, which can give you a sting comparable to a bee sting if the spine pierces your skin.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$3.00
The Scarlet Hermit crab will eat hair algae and scavenge in your aquarium.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$7.00
The serpent starfish is an excellent scavenger that will feed primarily at night.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$4.00
The Thin Striped Hermit Crab is good at removing hair algae, film algae, detritus and cyanobacteria from your tank.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$3.00
Larger than Nassarius vibex, the Tongan Nassarius is useful when larger pieces of uneaten food are left behind in the aquarium.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$3.00
Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. This is an imported species.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$3.00
Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. This is an imported species.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$1.00
A very small species of Nerite that will consume film algae, cyanobacteria, diatoms, and some hair algae.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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