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Unread 07/31/2007, 03:53 PM   #1
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Pom Pom Crab

I have this little guy in my nano






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Unread 07/31/2007, 08:41 PM   #2
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whoa! I've never seen one of those before!

Where'd he come from>


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Unread 07/31/2007, 09:37 PM   #3
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I love pom pom crabs. They are so cool. I want one but I have never seen one at my lfs.


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Unread 08/02/2007, 12:50 AM   #4
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is it easy to maintain? ive been wanting one for some time now..


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Unread 08/02/2007, 01:22 PM   #5
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that guy is awesome!


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Unread 08/03/2007, 12:21 PM   #6
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I had a pom pom boxer crab in my 10 gallon for about 2 years. Amazing animial! When I first bought mine she only had one anemone. After a few weeks the anemone got huge and she split it in half. She would also get a huge red pouch of eggs under her every few months. She was also the toughest animal in the tank. When any fish would get near her she would bop them on the nose with the anemones.


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Unread 08/03/2007, 11:53 PM   #7
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I love these little guys. Does your stay visible much?


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Unread 08/04/2007, 03:43 AM   #8
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Yea its out everyday, Sometimes i have to take a little look around. But always see it. When food enters the tank it also then comes out into the open trying to catch some.


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Unread 08/05/2007, 10:41 AM   #9
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I want to put one of these guys in my 24 ap however Im rather loaded with corals and was worried about his little anemones stinging everything. did you have any problems with this?


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Unread 08/05/2007, 11:50 AM   #10
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Nope i havnt noticed any problems. One of my seahorses even swam into him and didnt have any problems.


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Unread 08/05/2007, 12:37 PM   #11
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I have wanted one for some time, thanks for the info, I may after all get one


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Unread 08/05/2007, 02:53 PM   #12
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where did you get him???!!! he's awsome!!!


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Unread 08/06/2007, 12:38 PM   #13
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That guy's cool. I used to have one but he disappeared one day. Not a very good idea to put one in a 60 gallon is it?


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Unread 08/08/2007, 03:54 PM   #14
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Today I got my pom pom crab, not the best pic ever, no where near as good as snowsurfers but I was just excited I finally got one



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Unread 08/08/2007, 07:43 PM   #15
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That's sweet!


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Unread 08/08/2007, 09:11 PM   #16
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Here's my little guy, got from the same place as purple penguins.



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Unread 08/09/2007, 01:06 AM   #17
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He looks evil.


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Unread 08/09/2007, 04:33 AM   #18
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Glad you got one Purple penguin, you will love it


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Unread 08/11/2007, 09:52 PM   #19
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Penguins, how is yours treating your other fish? Did I tell you mine punched Kenobie my white ray yashia and evicted him from his home? I can see his evil crab face in there where Kenobie used to live. I think Kenobie is ok, so I won't hold it against the crab.


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Unread 08/12/2007, 06:52 AM   #20
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so far he is still hiding, I have to much LR for him to hide in, thought about taking apart my tank to look for him but omg what a pain, but I havent seen him attack anything, hope he's ok


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Unread 08/13/2007, 12:18 AM   #21
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Snowsurfer Great Pics!!!!


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Unread 08/15/2007, 05:17 PM   #22
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I agree... amazing pics!! I will now have to find one for my tank!


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Unread 08/15/2007, 10:45 PM   #23
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Are they hardy, what is their temperament?


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Unread 08/17/2007, 12:06 PM   #24
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where do the anemones on their claws come from?

are they reef safe? hehe, never saw it until this thread and it's quite unique.

nice shots


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Unread 08/17/2007, 02:07 PM   #25
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here's a shot of a specimen carrying eggs.




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