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|Crab ID please|
I just found this crab at the highest point in the tank holding itself upside down not far from one of the sump return outlets in the strong current.
I picked it out straight away (as we've had problems with xanthid crabs) and put it in a cup.
Note the massive array of eggs!:http://www.algaescrubber.net/img/crab-eggs1.jpg
Eggs close up =)
She was spawning in the tank!
Half the eggs have been released in the cup now and they're swimming towards the light.
I know that even the best algae eaters can become fish predators, but what's the word on these?
|Posted 12-Apr-2009 12:16|
I'd keep it out of the tank. It doesn't look like any beneficial crab I've ever seen.
Critical Fertilator: The Micromanager of Macronutrients
|Posted 12-Apr-2009 20:39|
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