Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 07-21-2004, 09:13 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Freak
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Detroit MI USA
Posts: 204
Arrow crab - good or bad?

OK..my lfs had some arrow crabs that the kids love to watch. They said that they are safe, don't eat fish, don't eat snails, just eat stuff in the rock/ground. They were in fact living in a tank with some peppermint shrimp (many actually), other types of crabs and some small fish (I think blennies).

So i got one, but it in the tank last night, then started reading around a bit... some say they are bad crabs, can sometimes get hungry and catch a fish, others say they are fine. I have some tiny featherdusters that we like looking at, and sounds like they will eat these...

Should i return the arrow crab? Or should I "wait and see"???

90g BB, basement sump/fuge; CSS 125; Tang, Clown, misc snails, peppermint shrimp, other smaller critters
luckycat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2004, 11:20 AM   #2
Moderator Emeritus
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Franklin, TN
Posts: 3,967
I have personally seen an arrow crab with a small clown in his claws.
Bearfan is offline   Reply With Quote

arrow crab, crab

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need Crab ID Please! Good or Bad? jd4g Saltwater & Reef - Identification 6 01-22-2006 11:11 PM
Crab gettin big...good or bad crab pearsont74 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 13 06-17-2005 08:57 AM
How to tell if a crab is good or bad canadian_eh Saltwater & Reef - Identification 1 09-09-2004 02:52 PM
Good crab or bad crab???? dleko Saltwater & Reef - Identification 4 04-27-2004 04:31 PM
Good Crab? Bad Crab? OhTheHumanity Saltwater & Reef - Identification 3 02-17-2004 11:39 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.