What kinda crabs are these guys?

SaltyGinger42

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Hey all, got a couple crabs the other day. They have white tips on their claws and legs. Was just wondering if anyone knew what kind they were?
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To me they appear to be Mexican red legged hermits.
See I thought the same at first but on closer look I found that the mexican red legged crabs have red tips on the end of their claws not white ones. And these guys have solid red legs but they don't look like a scarlet reef hermit to me cause of the size of their claws and color patterns
 

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See I thought the same at first but on closer look I found that the mexican red legged crabs have red tips on the end of their claws not white ones. And these guys have solid red legs but they don't look like a scarlet reef hermit to me cause of the size of their claws and color patterns
Oh I see what you’re saying. The very tip of their legs are white, not “candy cane” striped.
 
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