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I've got a very large crab that would probably make a great pet for someone that is willing to make a home for him. He came as a hitchhiker on some live rock, and grew from probably dime-size to the hulking mammoth he is today. If you held out your hand he would fill a good portion of your palm.

I don't have any kind of exact species identification, but he's the generic "gorilla" crab. Large black-tipped claws. He's never eaten any fish (despite the availability of fish that are smaller than him), but he does eat other reef type inhabitants, particularly snails. There are numerous corals in the tank that he came out of, so as far as I know he doesn't eat any of those. He'd be most suited for either a FOWLR or a dedicated system.

He is a very active architect - he thinks he owns the entire tank. He will move very large rocks, dig holes, etc. He doesn't like to crawl around in the open a lot, so that might cut down on his appeal as a pet, but we could almost always find him hiding just out of site under an overhang somewhere.

Anyway, I've spent a lot of money feeding him :rotflmao: so I wouldn't mind getting something out of the deal in trade or what have you.

Let me know if you're interested, I'd like to get him to a new home as soon as possible, since I'm sure he's not happy in his current holding cell.
 

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I have a home for him, looking for a frag in trade? If someone closer can get him out of his cell sooner....no big deal
 

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Finally got the pictures. There was a small incident where he got loose and we had to recatch him.







 

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Stone Crab.....great with Butter and mustard sauce.
It will also kill any fish it can get hold of.
Just pull the Lg claw and let it regrow one for next year.
Ah.Joes...now I want some Key Lime Pie!:dance:
 

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I would be honored to hold him till smeeze or some one had a germinate home for him. I have plenty of places he could shack up in :)
 
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