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Old 12/29/2007, 09:08 PM
jeeper xj jeeper xj is offline
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sps eater

just pulled this guy off a new piece of sps, is he eatin it, or is it ok..thanks
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Old 12/29/2007, 09:09 PM
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oh and he did have two claws.
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Old 12/29/2007, 09:12 PM
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Smooth no hair or blue eyes. From the pic he looks to be the kind you want.
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Old 12/29/2007, 09:14 PM
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yeah hes cool...comensal crab
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Old 12/29/2007, 09:29 PM
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sweet back in he goes
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Old 12/29/2007, 11:20 PM
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don't trust any crab...
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Old 12/30/2007, 02:32 PM
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TOSS.

I only trust the smooth white crabs.
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Old 12/30/2007, 04:58 PM
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its the hairy ones you don't want, and they can grow pretty big.
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Old 12/30/2007, 05:26 PM
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vote for toss..crabs are opportunistic feeders..may not be damaging now but who nows later..and then imagine trying to catch an older much wiser crab!! look at his claws..as they say form meets function...
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Old 12/30/2007, 06:04 PM
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this crab has been a huge thorn in my side and caused immense damage to my sps' and most likely is responsible for a few of my fish disappearances.

i have ZERO intentional crabs in my tank...even the little red legged hermit ones. i hated seeing them picking at stuff all the time...mostly bad but why even bother with 'worrisome' benefit?

i use one (that's all i need) tuxedo urchin per display to clean my rocks. yeah, they knock ever things once in a while but no where near as much as my snails did.


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