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Old 05-23-2015, 12:32 AM   #1
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I found a creature on my new piece of live rock and not sure what it is or if it's safe to have in my tank with the others?

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Old 05-23-2015, 04:34 AM   #2
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It looks like some kind of crab

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a better pict would help
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They come in different colors

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If thats a new rock, take that monster looking crab rock outta there and throw it in a pail of boiling water.
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That's why I'm sticking with fresh water! Looks like an alien....

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What type of tank is this? To kill something without knowing exactly what it is is just plain ignorant. I would get a positive I.D. and then decide what to do. People go out of their way to purchase crabs and other inverts for their tanks. At first glance it appears to be a mithrax crab (not unlike emerald crabs), which are welcome in many reef tanks.

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