good crab bad crab?

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    mariobrothersleeve squirrel

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    if it is bad, is he refugium worthy? It is has a white body with red eyebrows and red pinchers.
     

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    Pointy claws = bad news.
     
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    Ok, what do i do? Eat it or feed it to my 3yr old? What does one do? No one ever posts on that.
     
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    I would banish it to my refugium if I had one. I don't so I have always taken the bad crabs I found in my tank to my LFS. From there they either get banished to one of the stores refugiums or they get put in a predator tank and become trigger food.
     
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    mariobrothersleeve squirrel

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    He came in with my new sps cat paw. I was doing some reading up in it, and it seems to appear as a guard crab. The coral hosts the crab to provide safety against coral eating fish, but if they are eating the polyps on the coral then remove them. I have now placed mine in the sump where he can destroy some yellow polyps ive been trying to get rid of. Thank you a bunch
     
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    Crab isn`t bad, if you feed it... Just feed little bit extra next to his cave and everything will be ok.. I have 7 crabs in my aquarium, no problem what so ever... They are cool, and when they grow up, you can eat them.. omnomnomnom


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