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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone, I've got a major bubble algae infestation in my 25 gallon tropical salt water tank, and I need some advice on how to take care of it. I've got two clown fish, some colony polyps, a bunch of polychaete worms, and some tiny snails that only come out at night. I do water changes...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Are Emerald Crabs good for Green Hair Alge?
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I bought a colony of polyps on a peice of live rock a few days ago and in the container it was bagged in was a small emerald crab so I put it in my tank I just found it again and it has no legs only 1 pincher but still alive will his legs grow back or should I just flush it
  4. General Reef Discussion
    ok when i rearranged my rock work last week and i was looking for my two emerald crabs that i had bought about two months ago, i couldnt find them and i was wondering what might have happened to them? before i cleaned it i hadnt seen them for three weeks.:worm::fish:
  5. "Soft" corals
    I have an emerald crab that has made his home at the base of my Xenia coral. Today I noticed the a few of tops (pulsing part)have been cut off. Is it time for my crab to find a new home?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I know that it is not common (from what I've read) for crabs to mate in captivity, but I'm a bit confused. After some research I still can't determine if these two are mating or fighting. One crab is on top of the other but not face to face, they're looking in different directions...they will...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Im looking at picking up 6 of them for my 180 and now im not so sure. I see a lot of mixed reactions after searching. A lot of people are saying how much they like their emeralds and a few are saying they are a bad time. Anyone have any input before i pick some up?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    OK, I KNOW I only bought 2 emerald crabs and I thought one died cause the body is sitting in the arms of my leather finger ... but I also still SEE 2 emerald crabs eating stuff ... so did one molt? or did they multiply in the last 2 weeks?
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Oh learned bretherns of the reef I have a few questions: Emerald crabs in reef yes or no, and short logic? Best way to remove frags from plastic frag base or man made stone base with least damage. If drem. any brand recomended and typ of bur/disc. Do I need to worry about generating too...
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