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What type of fish is in the middle of CaptiveReefs (top left corner of page...hint it is the main character in Finding Nemo) )

porcelain crab

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  1. porcelain crab porcelain crab

    Type: Crab
    Other Names: porcelain crab
    Color: White
    Reef Safe: yes
    Care Level: Easy

    Additional Information & Description

    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
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    East Lansing, MI
    Awards Yugo Award - For helping with the CR Booth at MCES Monthly Giveaway Winner Monthly Giveaway Winner Photo of the Month Tank of the Month


    NIce to see the clown(s) hosting!


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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
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Ann Arbor
    Awards Photo of the Month


    That is one beautiful clown Jim!

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    Thanks I picked it up from Reef Paradise.

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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
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Clio, MI


    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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    Oct 2009
    U.P. of Michigan.
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    Porcelain crabs are very reef safe. I miss mine so much. She just disappeared after the upgrade

    I am here: http://tapatalk.com/map.php?2wteia
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    dputt88 - Reefkeeper CR Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Romeo MI
    Awards Tank of the Month - January 2013 Tank of the Month Post and Reply Award - Finding Nemo PAR contest Fishbowl Drawing Winner - Summer Swap Fishbowl Winner (Red Dragon)


    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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