Sesarma mederi

Family Grapsidae

Origin:  Southeast Asia

Commercial Name:  Red claw

Size: up to 4cm

Adequate Environment: vivarium, with possibilities to lay eggs in salt water

Temperature: 23-28C

Feeding:  omnivorous

Utility: esthetic

Particularity:  be careful, it likes to cut-off plants to complete its diet but also to "sharpen" its claws.  It must have a living space out of water, the ideal for its breeding is an aquaterrarium.

 

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