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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi All! i am new to owning a saltwater tank and to using public forums to get help! my school was recently gifted a 150 gallon tank with fish and coral included! YAY!! we started with 2 clown fish, 2 chromis, 1 yellow tang, 1 fox face, 1 sailfin, 1 blood shrimp, and 2 peppermint shrimp. the...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Recently purchased a piece of liverock and found a pink sea cucumber hiding inside! A nice little find. However, we found my arrow crab, Gibby, eating him. We separated the two, and placed the cucumber in a larger piece of live rock. It looks like the cucumber didnt take his hind end with him...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 55g with the following inhabitants in it: 2 clownfish 1 pink sea urchin 1 longspine black urchin (it was on a piece of liverock) 1 cleaner wrasse 1 blue damselfish Cleanup Crew of hermits and Snails Arrow Crab Scooter Blenny I recently purchased a cleanup crew of 4 snails and 4 hermit...
  4. Crustaceans
    My 120 gallon is somewhat lacking in my invertebrate department. I have plenty of snails and hermit crabs, but little else. So I was thinking in investing on something that has a bit of size. Arrow Crabs are a bit flashier than most due to their long legs, tall body, etc. So can anyone gimme...
  5. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    would like to just borrow one for a few days... hoping it will munch on the bristleworms (Now I have too many lol) and nothing else... been trapping them, but wondering if something eating them would be faster. ooops I said faster... I guess thats a sign Im heading for disaster If I proceed...
  6. Crustaceans
    I know that they can attack other crustaceans and even small fish, but has anyone had any success? I just think it's such a cool looking animal!:p
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I woke up this morning to see my arrow crab torn apart its legs look like they have been popped off his torso is sitting under a rock I dont have any fish that would bug him or hurt him he was a really healthy crab so what happened? Is he dead or shedding do I take the body out of the tank?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I've had a cleaner shrimp in my tank and added a red serpent seastar and an arrow crab to my tank the other day. The next day the cleaner shrimp was dead. At first I thought it was the serpent because the shrimp was tangled with the serpent and the arrow crab was also eating the shrimp. I was...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi there all, My name is Gary and I am currently running a 60 gallon marine tank with marineland LED with integrated timer. I also have a canister filter (for now until i find a sump that i can afford). My tank has live rock and live sand in it, with two power heads and protien skimmer. I have...
  10. Crustaceans
    I have an arrow crab that is normally very active and all over the tank, but for the past few days I've noticed that the crab hasn't been coming out. Is it normal for arrow crabs to disappear? I know they molt and will most likely hide, but since its been a while since the crab has appeared I...
  11. Reef Fish
    So I recently upgraded by 12g nano to a 27g oceanic cube. Tank is 18x18x18 with 2x 250 gph powerheads, 35lbs of liverock, soft corals, 1 arrow crab, and 1 paper leaf scorpion (2"). I want to add another fish, but I really don't want to increase my maintenance of the tank. I was thinking...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    looking for any good online fish stores that are close to the northwest i live in washington ive been going through reef2go which is not a bad store ive just purchased an arrow crab from them twice and both died probably becuase there coming from florida and dont seem to be that hardy, any place...
  13. Reef Fish
    Got some good photos of the eggs that are released in my tank every morning. These are the green ones, oranges are also released every now and then. Also, finally decided on the livestock for my 12 gallon nano. Went with an arrow crab and a paper leaf scorpionfish. The paper leaf is feeding...
  14. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    Just recently i started witnessing that my two arrow crabs (male and female) were pulling their bottoms against each other, after some research i found out that they were actually breeding and i can now see a batch of eggs hanging from the female's bottom. My questions are: should i separate...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    So I've had my arrow crab close to 2 months. This morning he wasn't in his normal sleeping spot when I hit the lights. Then this evening when my anemone shrank up there was his body under the anemone. I tested the water ad everything is the same as always. Zeros and 1.026sg so I'm not sure what...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I have had one previous tank about 5 years ago, a FOWLR, 30 gallon set up with a few aggressive fish. That lasted for 2 years before i had to give it away since I was moving. Two months ago I bought a very mature tank on craigslist, a 120 gallon tank with a 25 gallon sump. Everything survived...
  17. Reef Fish
    I've had this arrow crab for about 2 weeks in my 40 gal. I saw it already eat 3 small bristle worms. now I only see the crabs legs spread out in the tank. is it dead or just hiding somewhere?
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so I have a spoiled little Mystery Wrasse that has ate away at my clean up crew. Right now I have 3 Large designer snails and a sand sifting star. I also have a tailspot blennie but he really hasn't eatin much. Well I have to get some cleaners this weekend cause I have some Hair line algae...
  19. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    I want to add couple more REEF-SAFE fish. Looking for stunning color and is not tang. My hippo won't tolerate any new tang; that rules out powder blue - my favorite :angry: Tank is 125g. Current load: 2 clowns, hippo, yellow tang, scott wrasse, sailfin blenny, 4 anthias, diamond goby, mandarin...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Will Arrow Crabs eat Feather Duster Tube Worms?
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