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Old 05-31-2005, 09:46 PM   #1
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this crab cought a ride on my new polyps

Found this guy clinging to the underside of some polyps I brought home today. Green with "hairy" looking legs...
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Old 05-31-2005, 10:04 PM   #2
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Looks like an emerald crab. Generally an algae consumer. Nice hitchhiker. lol
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Looks like an emerald crab.
That's what I thought. Thanks!
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Just watch him when he gets bigger. I had a so called Emerald wipe out a xenia colony.
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Emerald crab I had to pay for mine NO FAIR!
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I thought emerald crabs were supposed to be reef safe? I have never heard of any emerald crabs "munching" on corals. Have other people had problems with emerald crabs?
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I have 5 Emeralds in my reef tank and I have like 7 different colonies of Xenia. I never see them picking at them.
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I've never seen one with hairy legs.
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I thought emerald crabs always have hairy legs....
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