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Crabs????

Posted By: Jermand <Jermand@dotcool.com>
Date: Thursday, 7 December 2000, at 12:23 p.m.

Hi there I often pop in from time to time and I just thought Id post :)

Ive kept tropical tanks before and because Ive moved to uni I havent got one at the moment. Ive begged and begged and (eventualy) they said I
can have one (Yay)

My question is, is there such thing as a "community" crab? When I get my tank it will be "desk" size and will be replaced by a 4ft tank after a year. The tank should be a community one with loaches and a few small fish such as neons.

I know its a terrible thing to say but I know crabs eat a few small fish and Iam willing to loose a neon or two before the others get smart.

I just want to know if anyone knows of a "smallish" crab that wont harrass loaches or bottom dwelling fish that wi