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Old 11-08-2011, 11:24 PM   #221
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I just ordered 2 more emeralds for my 90 gallon reef to take care of a small bubble algae problem. I love them!

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Old 11-09-2011, 12:50 AM   #222
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I have several of them and they don't touch the green bubble algae. Had a breakout of it a few summers ago when my chiller went out and my MH bulbs were failing. Hate the stuff. Got the emeralds and they are very cool, but as eaters of the bubble algae, not so much.
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Old 11-11-2011, 07:22 PM   #223
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Mine have already taken care of the bubble algae in a few days. They are so entertaining too!
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Old 11-11-2011, 09:10 PM   #224
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Wish I could get mine to do that...
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Old 11-12-2011, 09:28 AM   #225
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Mine have already taken care of the bubble algae in a few days. They are so entertaining too!
Glad everything worked out. I guess it all depends on the crabs personality, LOL.

Are there different types of bubble algae? If so, do you think that Emerald Crabs only eat a certain kind?

Thanks for posting!
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Old 11-17-2011, 11:19 PM   #226
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Here is a photo of the Emerald out for feeding!
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Old 11-18-2011, 12:39 AM   #227
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Nice! I added two more today. They are having turf wars right now.
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Old 11-18-2011, 09:19 AM   #228
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Love my emeralds, they ate all the green bubble algae I had in my 125g.
Kinda wish i could get some more they are so cool. lol
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Love the emerald. Are they ok with fire/blood shrimps?
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Old 11-18-2011, 06:05 PM   #230
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Nice! I added two more today. They are having turf wars right now.
Does that mean they are fighting over territory?
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Love my emeralds, they ate all the green bubble algae I had in my 125g.
Kinda wish i could get some more they are so cool. lol
They are very cool! Why can't you get some more?
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Love the emerald. Are they ok with fire/blood shrimps?
Yes they are!
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Old 11-18-2011, 11:14 PM   #231
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I have a picture of four of my Turbo Snails all together! I also have yet another of my Fire Shrimp!
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Old 11-19-2011, 11:38 AM   #232
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Nice shrimp.
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Nice shrimp.
Thanks! I think he is nice also!
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Old 11-19-2011, 01:25 PM   #234
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Just a photo of my Xenia!
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Old 11-20-2011, 01:58 PM   #235
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Guess what! I found a Red Mushroom on the other side of the tank of my "colony."
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:02 PM   #236
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This is "The Shrimp Rock." LOL, they all love it, except for my Peppermint, he isn't social at all!
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:53 PM   #237
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What are these things on my snail?
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:51 PM   #238
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Does he have a feather duster on him?

I know a few of mine do- it almost looks similar to their feathers
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Old 11-21-2011, 12:01 AM   #239
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Mine eat my shrimp but I still have one more shrimp and he is doing great
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Old 11-21-2011, 12:02 AM   #240
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Sorry my emerald
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