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Old 08-07-2011, 03:53 AM   #1
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new critters :)

i've found a few nocturnal critters in my LR i've seen this guy twice now
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looks to me like an acro crab

and this guy who i've had for a while just haven't put pics up
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looks like a peanut worm

it always makes me excited to see how my system is doing and how much life is living off in it i also noticed this little thing this week
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looks liek a 1/4inch polyp

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i added this guy last weekend, i just simply call him Goby, he's a blue dot sleeper and still only about 2 inches
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Old 08-07-2011, 09:38 AM   #2
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that's not an acro crab leo. probably a xanthid.
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Old 08-07-2011, 10:30 AM   #3
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so is it a bad guy?
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well, define bad. they are destructive as many of them are rock boring, and they can eat corals. i think he's a sump worthy critter though. the odds of you finding an acro crab not on a piece of coral are slim. they mostly live off of the slime the coral excretes, and protect it as well. it's kinda like a clown with an anemone.
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hmm well i'm setting up my sump/fuge soon so i'll probably try and catch him and put it in
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