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What is one of the colors on a clownfish? (hint there is a clownfish on the CR logo in the top left corner of the page.)

porcelain crab


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  1. porcelain crab porcelain crab

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    Type: Crab
    Other Names: porcelain crab
    Color: White
    Reef Safe: yes
    Care Level: Easy
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    My female picasso clownfish thinks her roommate is a real crab!

    porcelain crab clown anemone - porcelain crab
    Last edited by jimsflies; 03-11-2012 at 07:06 PM.
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    Tom@HaslettMI - Reefkeeper
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    NIce to see the clown(s) hosting!

    Tom

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    jimsflies - Reefkeeper
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    The male still isn't hosting...I think he is afraid of getting crabs.
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    WillBattle - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    That is one beautiful clown Jim!

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    jimsflies - Reefkeeper
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    Thanks I picked it up from Reef Paradise.

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    jimsflies - Reefkeeper
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    I managed to get a few more good pics of these guys:

    crabby partner picasso crab 4547 - porcelain crab

    porcelain crab clown anemone 1 - porcelain crab

    porcelain crab clown anemone2 - porcelain crab
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    bluwc - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Very cool Jim and great pics. What kind of crab is that? I don't know much about them as I never put one in my tank in fear of eating coral (even the reef safe ones). Does the crab ever leave the nem? I know my clowns dont....but might consider one if the crab stayed put and behaved himsef.

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    MizTanks - Reefkeeper
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    Porcelain crabs are very reef safe. I miss mine so much. She just disappeared after the upgrade


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    dputt88 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    i just got a porcelain crab not to long ago. the thing just sits up in the rock work, and never moves from his perch. maybe when my nem get bigger he will hang out near it.

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