Another stupid question

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    Karen

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    Who can tell me what this crab is called? I believe he is reef safe? It was a newbee purchase about a month ago and today is the first I've seen of him since. image.jpg
     
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    That's a Pom Pom crab, very reef safe.
     
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    Thanks,Nasoguy! I bought this little guy just because he was on my live rock when it came out of the tank at the lfs. Haven't seen him since. I've been hoping to be able to id him.

    There is another crab lurking that came in as a hitchhiker on the live rock. I saw him once picking algae off a snail. He's been in hiding since.
     
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    ErinCahir Sausage Wrangler

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    Pom pom yay!!

    I have one. She's my favorite!
     
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    I sure hope to see her often.
     
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    salt_for_brains Alabama Reefer VIP Member

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    I love those guys. By the way, the only stupid question is the one you don't ask;)
     
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    I know, Salt, but I should have known what it was before I bought it and that is the stupid part. I was just so anxious to get something in and knew I was not quite ready for fish. I got it when the rank was set up for only a week and then never saw it again. Btw, did you see the first fish I did finally end up putting in? Got him last week image.jpg
     
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    salt_for_brains Alabama Reefer VIP Member

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    That is a nice addition:thumbsup:

    We have all fell victim to impulse buys;)
     
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    I try not to, though. Waiting another week to add a second fish. That will be two weeks after the fire fish addition. Thinking about maybe getting another coral this weekend, though.
     
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    You should be fine, you may want to replace your hydrometer with a refractometer before you get too invested in corals. Hygrometers are notoriously inaccurate.
     
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    And got you and your squad killed.
     
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    I will definitely look into a refractometer, then. I would hate to kill everything.
     
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