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Clean-Up Crew

Choosing Your CLEAN-UP Crew - Newbie Tank Build

In this episode of our Newbie Tank Build series, we add the clean-up crew to Jimmy's tank! Join us as we share what a clean-up crew is, what they eat, which critters we recommend, and which CUC myths we can put to rest. Jimmy will also unbox his clean-up crew and show you which critters we chose for his tank!

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    Cleaner Shrimp - Clean Up Crew
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    Cleaner Shrimp - Clean Up Crew

    Clean Up Crews

    $34.99
    $29.74
    Known by various names, including Pacific cleaner shrimp, scarlet cleaner shrimp, and skunk cleaner shrimp, these shrimp play a vital role in coral reef ecosystems. Their common name is derived from the fact that a large portion of their diet is made up...
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    (5) Pack LARGE Nassaurius Snail (Nassarius vibex) - Cleanup Crew
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    (5) Pack LARGE Nassaurius Snail (Nassarius vibex) - Cleanup Crew

    Clean Up Crews

    $17.99
    $15.29
    Nassarius snails are very active scavengers, feeding on crabs and carrion as dead fish, etc. They often burrow into marine substrates and then wait with only their siphon protruding, until they smell nearby food.  They are essential for aerating...
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    (10) Pack Trochus Snails (Trochus spp.) Banded or White - Cleanup Crew
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    (10) Pack Trochus Snails (Trochus spp.) Banded or White - Cleanup Crew

    Clean Up Crews

    $25.99
    $22.09
    Trochus snails consume film algae, hair algae, diatoms and some species of cyanobacteria. These snails are excellent for cleaning the rocks and glass of your aquarium, but tend to shy away from the sand. Trochus snails can right themselves, but like...
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    (10) Pack LARGE Nassaurius Snail (Nassarius vibex) - Cleanup Crew
    On Sale 15%

    (10) Pack LARGE Nassaurius Snail (Nassarius vibex) - Cleanup Crew

    Clean Up Crews

    $34.99
    $29.74
    Nassarius snails are very active scavengers, feeding on crabs and carrion as dead fish, etc. They often burrow into marine substrates and then wait with only their siphon protruding, until they smell nearby food.  They are essential for aerating...
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    (10) Medium Conical Shaped Sterilized Aquarium Safe Empty Shells
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    (10) Medium Conical Shaped Sterilized Aquarium Safe Empty Shells

    SaltwaterAquarium

    $4.99
    $4.24
    Reef Safe Sterilized Clean Empty Hermit/Snail Shells.  Perfect new homes for your hermits as they grow.  These are designed for aquariums/reef tanks.  No polish, no paint, completely sterile. Medium Conical - Shells 1/2" to...
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    (5) Pack Trochus Snails (Trochus spp.) Banded or White - Cleanup Crew
    On Sale 15%

    (5) Pack Trochus Snails (Trochus spp.) Banded or White - Cleanup Crew

    Clean Up Crews

    $14.99
    $12.74
    Trochus snails consume film algae, hair algae, diatoms and some species of cyanobacteria. These snails are excellent for cleaning the rocks and glass of your aquarium, but tend to shy away from the sand. Trochus snails can right themselves, but like...
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    (5) Pack Red Legged Hermit Crabs (Clibanarius sp) - Cleanup Crew
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    (5) Pack Red Legged Hermit Crabs (Clibanarius sp) - Cleanup Crew

    Clean Up Crews

    $9.99
    $8.49
    Red & Blue Leg Hermits are an essential part of any Clean up Crew.  This omnivore can access the smallest crevices and openings within aquascape to consume any nuisance algae including hair algae and cyanobacteria. They also will consume uneaten...
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    (10) Pack Bumble Bee Snail (Engina mendicaria) - Cleanup Crew
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    (10) Pack Bumble Bee Snail (Engina mendicaria) - Cleanup Crew

    Clean Up Crews

    $29.99
    $25.49
    Bumble Bee snails are very active scavengers, feeding on crabs and carrion as dead fish, etc. They are great at eating vermetid snails, polychaete worms, and left over food & waste. Clean Up Crews only Ship on Monday - Thursday to avoid...
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    (10) Pack Red Legged Hermit Crabs (Clibanarius sp) - Cleanup Crew
    On Sale 15%

    (10) Pack Red Legged Hermit Crabs (Clibanarius sp) - Cleanup Crew

    Clean Up Crews

    $19.99
    $16.99
    Red & Blue Leg Hermits are an essential part of any Clean up Crew.  This omnivore can access the smallest crevices and openings within aquascape to consume any nuisance algae including hair algae and cyanobacteria. They also will consume uneaten...
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    (20) Small Conical Shaped Sterilized Aquarium Safe Empty Shells
    On Sale 15%

    (20) Small Conical Shaped Sterilized Aquarium Safe Empty Shells

    SaltwaterAquarium

    $4.99
    $4.24
    Reef Safe Sterilized Clean Empty Hermit/Snail Shells.  Perfect new homes for your hermits as they grow.  These are designed for aquariums/reef tanks.  No polish, no paint, completely sterile. Small Conical - Shells 1/2" and Under Shells...
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    Blood Red Fire Shrimp (Lysmata debelius) - Clean Up Crew
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    Blood Red Fire Shrimp (Lysmata debelius) - Clean Up Crew

    Clean Up Crews

    $69.99
    $59.49
    The Fire Shrimp is a beautiful deep blood red that will stand out in any reef aquarium. This shrimp is generally hardy and suitable for many aquariums. The tank should have structures that offer caves and recesses for the shrimp to find refuge and...