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Old 10-21-2008, 02:52 PM   #1
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Question Emerald Crab Flipping

Hi. Im my small maybe 7 gallon bowfront tank i have 2 emerald crabs, one is bigger than the other, but ne way the smaller of the 2 keeps flipping over onto its back and just kinda stays there. When i flip it back the right way it very quickly shoves abunch of rocks under itself. Can they flip back over by themselves, should i let it stay on its back instead of flipping it back over. Does anyone have any idea what is going on with it? Thanks

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I have no idea, a guess would possibly it is guarding eggs...?

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That's interesting. I've never seen mine do that. I'm pretty sure they can right themselves though. Keep an eye on them just in case though.
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