Free emerald crab and 120g mix of Reef Salt

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  1. Chromis

    Chromis Supporting Member

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    Pick up in Mountain View evenings or weekends. Frags or empty buckets are welcome trades but not necessary.


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  2. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Colorado member

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    Is this the crab that chewed off the skirt of your pally?
     
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    xcaret Supporting Member

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    I'd appreciate the mix
     
  4. Chromis

    Chromis Supporting Member

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    Haha yes, this was the banished crab. Maybe he'll have more to eat in the next tank - I admittedly overstocked the crabs out of paranoia the bubble algae would return.


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  5. Chromis

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    OK saving it for you.


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  6. ashburn2k

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    anyone re-home the crab? if not I will host him in my sump.
     
  7. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

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    Do you want a giant hermit crab as well and let them duke it out?
     
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    sounds like something my son would love to watch!
     
  9. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

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    I got one from @sfsuphysics that live in a palm sized conch shell. It lives in my fuge right now but somehow find way to get to all the other section of the sump. I swear the thing is a ninja that can climb pipes and wires. I would occasionally find it hanging out on top of a divider dry and would jump back in the water when it feel like.
     
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    PALM SIZED CONCH SHELL????
     
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    roostertech reef noob

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    Thats him chilling on top of the eggcrate out of water. Sry for the thread hijack.

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  12. ashburn2k

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    that guy sure looks huge, but how big is your sump?
     
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    roostertech reef noob

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    Sump is about 30g, Fuge area is about 10"x20" but I often find him wandering around other sections as well.
     
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    ok i will take him in, i got 2 sump, one is for my upcoming 12g shallow frag tank that uses 20g, which ever gets the most spaces he will stay in. great to stir the sand too.
     
  15. Chromis

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    Take in the giant ninja hermit crab or my emerald crab? Can't put both in the same space or I'm pretty sure one will get eaten


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    I have 2 sumps will let them live in their own tanks


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  17. sfsuphysics

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    I'll chime in here to what Rooster said, but yea that hermit can climb if he has something to grab onto, and that includes power cords to a pump or a heater. First time I moved it to a temporary tank, I found him the next day crawling on the floor acting like he didn't give a F* about anything :D He's probably responsible for a goby's death too, and will kill other crabs, and snails and anything else it gets it's claws on. But leaving it in a sump area to be a scavenger isn't a horrible idea. Only problem is what he'll move into as he outgrows his current shell... I think he'll need a 200sqft apt next :D
     
  18. Chromis

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    I discovered someone at my work also has a reef and wants the emerald so it's spoken for now.


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    That's cool. Get them in the club.
     

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