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Old 04-02-2006, 08:03 PM   #1
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i was at the LFS and i saw a tank that had these snails labeled lavender snails and idea what it was and another one wasnt even written on the tank and it was just a hermit crab in fresh water is that possible or was i hallucinating
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I have seen what looks like crabs in the fresh water with a HUGE claw, but no hermit crab.
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that would be a fiddeler crab i owned them 4 a couple of years and they r inreadably hardy i barely payed attention 2 them
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and these are 100% underwater? do they mesh well with other fish?
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I belive filder crabs are only simi-aquatic, but i'm unsure.
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they can live completely underwater but its not togood for them sooo i wouldnt but if u want to kepp them in ur tank beware they r oppurtunistic feeders and make some sort of steps to a platform but i would just go for a red claw crab u can find them at petco and heres a link to them of course they r oppurtunistic too heres a link to a site www.aqualandpetsplus.com/ Bug,%20Red%20Claw%20...
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Fiddler crabs are not FW crabs. So far, I have yet to find a true freshwater crab.

They should also have an area where they can climb out of water.
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