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ID of a Crab


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    Sorry, there's absolutely no way I can get a picture of this one.

    Several days ago I was looking around on the live rock and noticed something that looked alot like legs. At first I thought it was a really sparce feather duster. I checked in the same hole for several days and noticed it each day in a different place. Well one night I decided to check that hole to see what it may be, on the off chance that it comes out at night, and it appears to be a crab of some sort.

    It's very spindly, almost resembles a spider. I'd say it's no larger than about a quarter of an inch total. It moves extremely slow, one leg at a time. I can't really describe the body because I can't see it that well. Oh yeah and it's clear for the most part.

    If anyone has any idea I would be greatly appreciative. I was thinking something along the line of an arrow crab or decorator crab but I was hoping someone has had a similar account.
    95g Cracked (Hopefully fixable some day)
    10g Guppy tank
    2.5g tank with Indian Dwarf Puffers
    24g Aquapod Reef tank (Probably going to be sold)
    55g Reef :D

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    graphixx - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    man that is hard to make a guess without a pic. I would say gorilla crab but if its spindly I would not say that.
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    mutts - Reefkeeper Registered User
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    arrow crabs also look like spiders, it may be a very small verision of that
    ~Amanda~

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