Tricolor Borneo Crab (Lepidothelphusa sp) (SHIPPED OVERNIGHT ONLY)


Qty: 1 Crab
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CRAB WINTER SHIPPING NOTICE - PLEASE SELECT NEXT DAY AIR/OVERNIGHT SHIPPING AT CHECKOUT. FREE SHIPPING ABOVE $59 DOES NOT APPLY TO THIS ITEM. IF ANY OTHER SHIPPING METHOD IS SELECTED AT CHECKOUT, THE ORDER WILL BE HELD AND SHIPPED WHEN WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE SAFE.
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Borneo crabs are one of the most beautiful crustaceans around - with their vibrant coloration and easy care, these crabs make beautiful pets for even the most unexperienced. Although they are very hardy and easy to care for, you should always do as much research as possible to make sure you can provide them with the perfect environment to thrive. 

Borneo crabs are very gentle, docile, and social animals, that can be kept in a community of several crabs of the same type. There are many different species and colors of borneo crabs available and all require the same care. They are semi-terrestrial which means the live both on land and water - when setting up a borneo crab tank, we suggest having 85% land to 15% water, but this can vary depending on the size of the enclosure.
In Indonesia, where they are native to, these crabs live in mossy, sometimes muddy, forest like, humid areas near streams or rivers, so you should mimic their natural habitat as much as possible when setting up their permanent home. Don't forget to provide them with enough hiding spots.
We recommend keeping no more than 6 crabs in a 10 gallon aquarium/enclosure.
A simple borneo crab enclosure set up would consist of:
1. Sand or very fine substrate;
2. Mosses and other plants to provide shelter;
3. Driftwood and rocks;
4. Good filtration;
Whether you set up a paludarium or a standard aquarium, make sure to always provide your crabs with an easy way to access land and water.
Borneo crabs are scavengers and will accept pretty much all foods.

Borneo Crabs eat a big variety of foods such as: 
  • Algae Wafers
  • Pellets
  • Bloodworms
  • Flake Foods
  • Brine Shrimp
  • Decaying Plant Matter
  • Zucchini 
Care:
  • Tank size(Minimum): 10 Gal
  • Care: Easy
  • Temperature: 75-82
  • PH: 7.4-8.0
  • Lifespan: about 2 years
  • Adult Size: 2"
DO NOT USE COPPER IN AQUARIUMS CONTAINING CRABS!
Borneo crabs are sold as unsexed.

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