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Old 07/02/2019, 05:40 PM   #1
gmate
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Hitchhiker Crab ID: LiveAquaria Frag

Bought a large zoa colony (about 3-4 inches wide, 50+ polyps) and dipped in freshwater. Two very small crabs hopped off, both less than 5 millimeters in size. I had to pull out a macro lens just to get a decent close-up photo.



Any ideas? I looked through Chuck's Crab Hitchhiker guide but nothing was a definitive hit.


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I should really get around to doing that water change...

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Old 07/10/2019, 01:30 PM   #2
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Gorilla crab? The lighting in your photo doesn't definitively show the black claw tips but the hairiness looks about right.


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