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Old 07-29-2008, 02:25 PM   #1
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My girlfriend bought a Canon Powershot G9. I've used it more than she has...

These are all Kalypso, O. briareus.

She wasn't much bigger than your typical blue-legged hermit crab when I got her.












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I sure hope you have a lockable, nearly air tight glass lid!
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very cool pictures. Is it in a species only tank or can you keep other stuff in there with it?
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Those are amazing pictures. Thanks for sharing them.
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I sure hope you have a lockable, nearly air tight glass lid!
Quite the contrary. I have a nylon window-screen lid with duct tape...haha.



I used the rough side of a velcro strip on the top of the tank to deter it from climbing over. It scratches the absolute crap out of my arms. It worked for a while but since Kalypso's arms are like 14" now he just reaches over and pulls himself over when I have the screen open. Otherwise it works just fine as long as I replace the tape ever so often.
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very cool pictures. Is it in a species only tank or can you keep other stuff in there with it?
It is indeed in a species tank. I wouldn't risk the life of any fish with Kalypso. He is quite bold.

My other 'pus is an Abdopus and they are fairly sociable, tankmate friendly, But that is the only species I would take the chance with.
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Awesome shots....What all do yo have in the tank with Kalypso? Looks like several corals....
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Quite the contrary. I have a nylon window-screen lid with duct tape...haha.
That`s exactly what I need for my eel tank. Where do you get it at?
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That's pretty cool.

Mike, it looks like window screen you buy at HD or Lowes and he has it duct taped to the side of the tank.
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