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Old 09-01-2013, 05:35 PM   #1
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Can Emerald Crab Reach Here?

I have bubble algae on this one rock. The rock is on top of other rocks and serves as an overhang. I want to get an emerald crab to battle the algae. Will he be able to reach the bottom of the rock that has a big hole on it. Thanks.

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Yes he can. But mine doesn't eat the bubble algae. I take it out myself
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I have been wanting one for the last couple weeks. Even if he doesn't eat the bubble algae it's ok. I just think they are funny looking and acting. Haha
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Yea I had two. My cool one died and the other hides a lot
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Mine does not touch bubble algae either. Maybe someone can answer a question. So I hear people say to get emerald crabs for bubble algae. I also hear dont pop them because it will spread. Well wouldn't a crab eating it cause it to pop? Why would it not spread in that case?
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Mine does not touch bubble algae either. Maybe someone can answer a question. So I hear people say to get emerald crabs for bubble algae. I also hear dont pop them because it will spread. Well wouldn't a crab eating it cause it to pop? Why would it not spread in that case?
You are right. Only way I know to battle it is to carefully harvest it and throw it away in the garbage.
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Here's a video that might help you

http://youtu.be/MeqtPe3XukM
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Great video. I will try that next. I got my tubing ready to go.
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Great video. I will try that next. I got my tubing ready to go.
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