2cm - 3cm
7.5 - 8
"Introducing the Halloween Vampire Crab - a fascinating addition to your aquarium! With its unique appearance and captivating behavior, this crab is sure to intrigue. Shop now!"
Discover the Halloween Vampire Crab for Your Aquarium:
The Halloween Vampire Crab, also known as Geosesarma sp. "Halloween," is a small, colorful, and intriguing crab species that brings a touch of the exotic to your aquarium.
With its striking orange and black coloration and vampire-like appearance, this crab is a captivating sight to behold.
The Halloween Vampire Crab is known for its interesting behavior, including climbing, digging, and even the ability to partially submerge itself in water.
Let's delve into the world of the Halloween Vampire Crab and explore its ideal water conditions, compatible tank mates, feeding habits, and essential care guidelines.
- temperature: 75° - 82° F (24° - 28° C)
- pH: 7.5 - 8.0
- KH: 4 - 10 dKH
- Humidity: 75+%
- Minimum tank size: 5 gallons for a male and 2 females. Larger colonies require larger tanks.
✦Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water (5-15 dGH) is suitable for Halloween Vampire Crabs.
✦Provide a shallow water area, as well as a land area, in the aquarium to accommodate the crab's amphibious nature.
✦Ensure efficient filtration and perform regular water changes to maintain excellent water quality.
✦Halloween Vampire Crabs are primarily a species best kept in a species-only setup, as they can be territorial and aggressive towards other crabs.
✦However, they can be housed with peaceful fish species that are too large to be seen as prey, such as small tetras or peaceful bottom-dwellers.
✦Avoid housing them with fin-nipping or aggressive fish that may cause stress or harm to the crabs.
✦It's crucial to provide ample hiding spots and territories within the aquarium to reduce aggression and provide a sense of security for the crabs.
✦Halloween Vampire Crabs are opportunistic omnivores, meaning they will consume a variety of foods.
✦Offer them a balanced diet consisting of high-quality crab-specific pellets, flakes, and freeze-dried or frozen foods.
✦Supplement their diet with fresh or blanched vegetables, such as spinach, zucchini, or carrots.
✦Additionally, provide occasional protein-rich treats like bloodworms or brine shrimp.
✦Feed them small portions once or twice a day, adjusting the amount based on their appetite and observing that they consume the food within a reasonable time.
✦Provide a spacious aquarium with both water and land areas to accommodate the Halloween Vampire Crabs' semi-aquatic nature.
✦Create a natural environment with live plants, rocks, driftwood, and other decorations to provide hiding spots and climbing opportunities.
✦Maintain excellent water quality through regular water changes (approximately 20-25% every 1-2 weeks) and proper filtration.
✦Test the water parameters regularly to ensure they remain within the suitable range for Halloween Vampire Crabs.
✦Monitor their behavior for signs of stress, disease, or aggression, and promptly address any issues that arise.
✦It's important to maintain proper humidity levels and offer a shallow dish of fresh water for the crabs to submerge and drink.