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12-06-2013 01:56 PM
MABJ quite the sad news.
12-06-2013 01:38 PM
dougolasjr Unfortunately they all perished and I had to tear down the tank for a baby room.
12-06-2013 08:34 AM
Acro Any news on these amazing crabs?
04-13-2013 04:06 PM
Open_Cages Have you reared any in fresh water? I read the entire thread but only saw the pictures of them mating.
04-12-2013 05:48 PM
dougolasjr I haven't seen them go after MTS. I will double check when I get home. They mostly eat the Rams since they are easy to get to.
04-12-2013 05:17 PM
AquaPipes How about MTS, will they eat the small ones? If so, I'm buying some of these guys.
04-11-2013 10:09 PM
Originally Posted by dougolasjr View Post
They are in freshwater.
I've read through your entire thread but I feel like it would be more fun to do a slightly brackish tank. If it wasn't for my riparium plants that I got I would be all for trashing my aquatic plants that aren't as tolerant and just getting some hardier brackish plants.
04-11-2013 09:47 PM
dougolasjr They are in freshwater.
04-11-2013 09:35 PM
FisheriesOmen Definitely sub'ing to this. I would love to get some of these for my 10g. If it wasn't for my FW riparium plants I would be all over turning mine into a lightly brackish tank!
04-11-2013 09:01 PM
Mud Crabs Have Arrived ,Rropanopeus harrisii, Now with Eggs

I didn't figure they'd go after shrimp at all. I would love to try a few of these guys.
04-11-2013 08:50 PM
Originally Posted by MABJ View Post
Hungry fellas

Yea. You should see the number of empty shells on the ground. They have not gone after the one Malawa shrimp that is in there.
04-11-2013 12:59 PM
Mud Crabs Have Arrived ,Rropanopeus harrisii, Now with Eggs

Hungry fellas
04-11-2013 12:20 PM
Snail Murder.

Caught in the Act.

03-22-2013 10:07 PM
Originally Posted by GreenBliss View Post
Any updates?
NO new updates. They live they eat and destroy ramshorns snails. I actually have pictures of them eating one. Its pretty something. I haven't got around to posting them.
03-22-2013 09:30 PM
Indychus Just found this thread! I have harris mud crabs in my 20H community tank. Started with 5, but lost 3 within the first two days. The other 2 have been fine for around a year now. They hide a lot and don't bother the fish, but they are ruthless towards the ramshorn snails in my tank... they just pull them apart then eat whatever isn't crunchy. The will climb up onto the heater, but have never tried to escape or seemed like they wanted to get out of the water.

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