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Old 05-06-2015, 02:44 AM   #1
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Crab ID

Is this a good or bad crab? It's looks pretty cool, would stink if it wasn't reef safe.

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Old 05-06-2015, 10:49 AM   #2
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Looks like a xanthid crab.
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Thanks sniperhank, so should I take him out? He seems to just stay in the same rock

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I would. Get a tall glass and put some food in it. Tip it on the rock and you should have yourself a crab.
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Is he doing any damage to the tank inhabitants. If not maybe let him in there unless you have a sump and he should be OK in there.
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No he just kinda eats algae of the LR and does his own thing

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The sump/refugium is a good place for them. here is the molt of a crab no larger than a pencil eraser when I banished him to the refugium-
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