Acro Crabs

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  1. Jizu Puentes

    Jizu Puentes Well-Known Member

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    I helped my LFS unbox and dips some maricultered mini colonies which offered me the opportunity to collect some acro crabs. Let's see you guy's pics if you also have some.
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    Now that's a nice shot!!!
     
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    I missed the opportunity to get some last week
     
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    I like the fact that the acro crabs do "house cleaning" on their home based acro colony
     
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    Awesome shot! I need to upgrade my camera for many reasons but one of them is definitely for crab shots haha
     
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    I had to volunteer to helpy store in order to get mine haha
     
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    Just spotted these two at a LFS. Employee was nice enough to dig them out for me! Ones slightly pink, the other more white. Love watching these guys when it's feeding time.

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    Would this freak y'all out?

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    Cool!
     
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    Haha they sure are feisty
     
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    Such an awesome shot!!!
     
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    If I ever win one of these Live Aquaria gift cards from r2r i'm loading up on these guys. I've always wanted some acro crabs. Nobody local has them, or is willing to save them and sell them. They'd rather kill 'em in dips :/
     
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    My local fish store also just dips the colonies and doesn't bother picking the ctabs out so I made friends with them and volunteered to help them with a coral shipment. That's the only way I could get mine without ordering them. Live Aquaria charges a lot for a single crab in my opinion
     
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    Wow that seems savage.
     
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    Well they have seen a lot of them and when a shipment of corals come in from overseas the main objective is just to get the coral out of the shipping water, dipped and in the tanks
     
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