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Old 01-09-2013, 03:51 PM   #31
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What do you feed them with? Do you think they will be ok with shrimps?

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They are in a tank by themselves, except for some red/pink ramhorns snails. I have been feeding them, Somewhatshockeds (Jake), veggie sticks, strong, and complete veggie.
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:46 PM   #33
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They're so cute! Interested to see how this goes and big the end up getting.
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From everything I have read they range from 20-26 mm.
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Well as of tonight I did not see the crabs at all. I would assume they are just hiding. I put the moonlights on and after an hour or so I did see one of them. I put food in a glass dish hopefully they are able to climb in it to find the food and aren't afraid to do so.
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I think they'll be ok hehe. I need to use a food fish >_<.
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I have a tank where it would be fun to include these, but I bet they would kill fish.
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I'm waiting til you get them bred.

And for you to throw in some shrimp and see if they are aggressive.

Back to lurking.
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Well between yesterday night and this morning I only saw a crab twice. Once when the lights were off last night and the moonlights were on. The other time was this morning when turning the lights back on. I would assume they are just hiding eating in the moss.
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Old 01-11-2013, 12:43 PM   #40
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So I only caught a glimpse of one crab this morning he was deep in peacock moss. The tank they are in is below.


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I bet they love that tank.
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:33 PM   #42
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I can see how they could disappear for a few days.
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I guess time will tell.
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Hmm. The issue may be there are five in a 10 gal tank. I would bet three would be perfectly suited for a two gal, and five perfect for a three gal.
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The tanks was pretty much empty. I guess I may have to get some more.
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