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Old 07-25-2008, 11:28 PM   #1
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Staghorn Crabs + Beyond


My beloved staghorn crab was eaten by one of the larger hermits. It is my understanding that the staghorn shell is actually a living coral. Can this shell continue to survive and grow without the crab? what would be the proper care for it?


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Fomr my understanding, it is an actual coral, but that's all I can offer.

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The coral on the shell will be fine without the crab. I would make sure it ended up in a spot that will get some decent light. The stag is an SPS coral and needs lighting to survive.
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