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bvlester
04-11-2010, 02:03 AM
Who has Porcellanid crabs in their reef tank?

Just wondering as I have one in my sump that came with some macro I got from the coast from J&L.

Just wondering as I am thinking of letting it go in my tank but I don't know if that is a good idea. They are filter feeders but are they safe when large/

Bill

ElGuappo
04-11-2010, 02:29 AM
i have had them in small reefs they are hameless imo

Delphinus
04-11-2010, 04:15 AM
+1. They're pretty neat...

bvlester
04-11-2010, 04:23 AM
thank for your input this would be in a 110g tank. just want to make sure of things because once it is in there there is no getting him out.

Bill

soapy
04-11-2010, 04:56 PM
How about posting a picture of it?

We have a white anemone crab and a blue porcelain crab and they are both harmless little guys. The anemone crab is a little more feisty and will take mysis shrimp with his claws. Sometimes he waves his claws at the fish, pretty comical.

The blue porcelain crab found a spot in the flow that he likes and has literally stayed put for months.