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Old 03-02-2006, 12:47 AM   #1
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would you classify this as an aquarium dweller?

ok, I've been thinking baout hermit crabs, even though they are a land animal, there still a crab, even though they can drown do you all consider them in the same catagory as fish? or would you say more amphibish?
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crustacean. some sp. of hermit crabs are not terrestrial at all.
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Old 03-02-2006, 01:36 AM   #3
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Re: would you classify this as an aquarium dweller?

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ok, I've been thinking baout hermit crabs, even though they are a land animal, there still a crab, even though they can drown do you all consider them in the same catagory as fish? or would you say more amphibish?
Actually, they are not true crabs.
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really? there not true crabs? the few sites I visited said they were, one showed a drawing of one without its shell and it looks liek a crayfish or somethin
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Exactly, crayfish arnt crabs.
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Exactly, crayfish arnt crabs.
They are not crayfish either. They belong to infraorder Anomura.
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