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Emerald Crab


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  1. Emerald Crab Emerald Crab

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    Type: Crab
    Scientific Name: Mithrax sculptus
    Other Names: Green Crab, Green cling Crab or Green Coral Crab
    Color: Green
    Reef Safe: yes
    Care Level: Easy
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Michigan
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    First Name
    Jim
     

    Additional Information & Description

    I picked up this emerald crab a few weeks ago, to help with a little algae issue. Just happened to catch it out in the open on a gorgonian.

    A little more info:

    The Emerald Crab is considered reef safe...but like all crabs, your mileage may vary. They are well known for the consumption of bubble algae...which thankfully I have none for it to eat.



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    larryandlaura - Reefkeeper
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    Great pic Jim.
    Hi my name is Larry and I'm a coral addict!

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    BeakerBob - Reefkeeper
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    Good shot of the crab on the gorg! That's a small emerald....I think I have some bubble algae much bigger than that tiny tyke.
    BeakerBob - Past MMMC Club President, current Board Member
    imagephp?u1&amptypesigpic&ampdateline1261894023 - Emerald Crab

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