acropora crab

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  1. budblue

    budblue sheik yerbouti

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    hello all :)
    a quick question that I am hoping some one can help me with
    I have a fading acropora coral that has a very cute acro crab hosting
    what I want to know is
    when this coral dies will the crab ??
    or will it host say a soft coral or live in a rock
    thanks
     
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    budblue sheik yerbouti

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    anyone ???
    have one living with no sps ??
     
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    i have 3 or 4 coral crabs in my tank. my opinion would be- if the crab has no coral then its going to die. buy another sps coral of the same type if you can and put them close together. aqnd he will move over if he doesent like the one he is in. mine move around occasionally, alwas on the sps though. never seen them on the softys
     
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    thanks :)
    am not sure my lights are good enough for these acroporas :(
    I have twin deltec razors = 4 t5s
    this crab does feed on frozen and flake
    so it might stand a chance
     
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    Are you sure it is an acro crab? It could be killing the acro.
     
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    yes its a Trapezia Pocillopora
     
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