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Old 03-28-2009, 08:50 PM   #1
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Crab ID

Hi everyone. I was wondering if I could get an ID on this crab that I've just discovered in my reef tank. When I came home, out of the corner of my eye, I noticed a crab moving a lot faster than normal. Can someone give me an ID and let me know if it's something I will need to remove? Thanks.

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Old 03-28-2009, 08:52 PM   #2
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I can't remember the name of the crab off-hand, but I do know they will decimate your invertebrate population and once grown to a reasonable size, a threat to small fish.
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Crap. I was afraid of that. So what's the best way to get this little bugger out without totally ripping everything apart?
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you can try to trap it.

What else do you have in the tank?
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Try the tilted glass with food in the bottom.
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we have one of those they are called blue crabs....they can be hitch hikers in rocks i think
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I was thinking a gorilla crab...?
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