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Old 03-22-2010, 02:34 PM   #11
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Ok, I was trying to get a better shot of the crab and I just witnessed two the the crabs switching shells! I think they're fighting over the one shell cause it's bigger. Will one kill the other?
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Can't say it won't happen. That's wildlife.
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And then the kicker is when the one that killed the other one for its shell decides it doesn't really like it after all, and switches back to his old shell! (And yes... this happens even if you have extra empty shells in the tank!)
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That's what I keep telling myself, "That's nature. That's nature." They finally left each other alone, for now anyway. The crab in the tiniest shell has moved to the tallest rock in the tank and is just hanging out there. I guess morning will tell if the soap opera goes on another day
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