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Boxer Crab
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Boxer Crab

Lybia tesselata
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Boxer Crab also known as the Pom Pom Crab is an interesting addition to an aquarium with its anemones in each claw, using them for defence and feeding.

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The Boxer Crab is white to tan in colouration and has darker markings covering the body which serve as camouflage for the crab. This crab carries an anemone in each claw which it uses for defense. Besides defense, the crab will also use the anemones to mop up food off of the rocks and substrate.

The Boxer Crab is an interesting addition to an aquarium with its anemones in each claw. It raises these anemones at would be predators and aids in cleaning the aquarium of any left over food and detritus. Caution should be used when adding this crab to a reef aquarium as the anemones could sting sessile invertebrates and corals. The damage that could potentially be caused by these tiny anemones that come on each claw would be minimal due to their very tiny size.

The diet of the Boxer Crab should include finely choppedmeaty foods such as mysis shrimp, chopped fish and clams.

Minimum Aquarium Size

50 L

Max Size

2.5 cm

Reef Safe

Yes

Temperament

Peaceful

Diet

Detritus Feeder

Care

Easy

Origin

Indo-Pacific

Venomous

No

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