Emerald crab nipping at torch?

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Do emerald crab nip at torches are night? I took some pictures. I thought they were reef safe? Anybody have this issue before?

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I had one that cleaned my gonipora every night. Never bothered it.

 

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Keep an eye on it. I've had EC destroy some corals... don't have any in my tank today.
 

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emerald crabs are know to eat LPS corals, so dont be surprised if you see it gone one day. I had a halloween crab eating on my sps, I was lucky the are easy to remove... I have emerals crabs in my sps tank, and they dont do any harm to sps, they like fleshy soft food...
 

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