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Decorator Crab

Decorator Crab

Scientific Name: Camposcia retusa

Price: Upon Request

Origin: Indo-Pacific

Family: Majidae


Other Names: Spider Decorator Crab, Camposcia Decorator Crab



Technical Info

Temperature: 22 - 26 ℃

pH: 8.1 - 8.4

GH: 8 - 12

SG: 1.020 - 1.025

Max size: 10 cm

Min Tank size: 100 Ltr

Position in Aqua: Bottom swimmer



The Decorator Crab is typically brown in appearance, most of the time it has "decorated" itself with a multitude of colors. It grabs bits of algae, sponges and soft corals and uses it to camouflage itself.



The diet of the Spider Decorator Crab should include meaty foods such as chopped fish and clams.



Captive breeding success is unreported and there are no external signs of sexual differences.


Compatible with

It is "reef compatible" from a certain point of view, it may and will irritate some corals and sponges, but it can also aid in coral propagation in very large systems.