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Old 01-30-2012, 06:58 PM   #1
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I thought that I remembered hearing that Sally Lightfoot Crabs are not a good choice, but I don't remember why. Is this true? Will they get along with out crabs, shrimp, coral and fish? Can you keep more than one? Thanks all!
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And can you keep them with emerald crabs?

I have all your questions too
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They are fine until they get too big, then they can become aggressive. I have one in my 28 G and I think she's pretty cute. She will, however, have to go when/if she becomes to aggressive at some point in the future. Until then, I'll enjoy her. Oh, and they're reef safe - have teeny tiny claws and scramble all over the rocks pulling out food. And, yes, I'm keeping her with an emerald crab w/out issue.
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It's up to the crab and the tank he's in, food availability..etc. I've kept them with no ill effects.
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It's up to the crab and the tank he's in, food availability..etc. I've kept them with no ill effects.
Great! I would really like one. They scavenge for meaty foods right?
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I've seen them mostly pick at rocks, but a friend had one that would lunge out of a dark part of the rockscape when fish would swim by. he never caught one, but it was crazy to watch.
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