Crab Poll!

Discussion in 'Inverts' started by Va Reef, Jul 30, 2015.

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Crabs?

  1. Hermits

    5 vote(s)
    33.3%
  2. Emeralds

    1 vote(s)
    6.7%
  3. Emeralds and hernits

    4 vote(s)
    26.7%
  4. Other

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. I keep my reef like my body, crab free!

    5 vote(s)
    33.3%
  1. SAY

    SAY Ocellaris Clown

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    I have never had any problems from hermits or emeralds. I have watched a couple of hermits try to take down a dying fish but even it was too strong for them and eventually shook them off.
     
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  3. ivanbosk

    ivanbosk Feather Duster

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  4. AnotherMike

    AnotherMike Fire Worm

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    A bunch of blue legs, a couple of porcelains and several acro crabs. I have had emeralds in the past, but will not in the future . Just don't trust em.
     
  5. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    I know emerald get a bad rap but I have had more than I can count over the last 2.5 decades and I never had an issue. They ate algae and got all bad arse, raising their front claws when disturbed, that is about it. I would not hesitate to put one in this tank if I had a significant algae issue. It's really the only crab I would consider.
     
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  6. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    I swear I wrote out a response on this thread - it's deja vu - did I type a nonsensical reply in another thread?? lol
     
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  7. Magnus

    Magnus Sharknado

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    You're probably talking about the one with the bubble algae... too lazy to find the link. But I doubt you're crazier than what you really are
     
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  9. Magnus

    Magnus Sharknado

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  10. mlott132

    mlott132 Fire Worm

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    I keep a couple hermits and pom pom's.
     
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  11. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    ^ I have thought about Poms now they are cool. Oh I love Acropora crabs as well, shocked I know. :rolleyes:
     
  12. Droopster

    Droopster Fire Worm

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    Both in the past. currently just a couple little hermits.