Crab Eating Crabs

Discussion in 'Coral Health' started by YellowBelly, Feb 10, 2008.

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  1. YellowBelly

    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    I don't know if the moderators want to use my pictures to start a "reef pests" sticky but you're welcome to use my photos.

    This crab was caught eating my new Fiji Deepwater Pipe Organ last night. The crab reminded me of the Acropora crabs because it is very smooth but it's way too big to be a Acropora crab.

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  3. YellowBelly

    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    This crab reminds me of a teddy bear crab because he is fat and hairy. It has red eyes, brownish orange colored body, and very big claws. I took him out because he was eating my Montipora Capricornus. I grabbed him with tweezers and accidentally dug a hole in his head. The legs have very sharp spikes at the ends.

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  4. Otty

    Otty Giant Squid

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    What photo?? :-/
     
  5. YellowBelly

    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    The photos aren't showing up?
     
  6. YellowBelly

    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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  7. Otty

    Otty Giant Squid

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    Just copy of the IMG Code address and paste it here.

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