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Old 01/17/2008, 09:59 AM   #1
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crab in acro

i saw a little purpleish redish crab. r they good or bad

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Old 01/17/2008, 10:15 AM   #2
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Hairy = Bad
Smooth = OK (Usually)

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Old 01/17/2008, 01:58 PM   #3
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Most people find acro crabs desirable. They don't seem to irritate the coral at all.

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Old 01/17/2008, 05:46 PM   #4
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i had one in a millie that would never open up for 2 weeks. i removed him and the coral started to finally open up. It's now a week and the coral is much better but not quite there yet.

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Old 01/17/2008, 07:29 PM   #5
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Can the acro crabs protect against red bugs or flatworms?

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