Crab Care

Discussion in 'Octopus Care' started by nini, Jun 15, 2006.

  1. nini

    nini Wonderpus Registered

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    Im going to be feeding my octopus crab however, i dont know what crabs eat or anythig about them for that matter.......please help :)
    PeACe
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    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    the majority of shore crabs are scavengers, so small bits of chopped up fish etc..........but be sure to clean their tank regularly as they are messy eaters. This tank will need a lid too. Many shore crabs are remarkably athletic!

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    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    :welcome:

    I keep a 15 gal of locally caught crabs/snails and I feed saltwater flake food, frozen prawn/brine shrimp. All I have running the tank is a bubble filter with carbon in the filter. Very simple!

    Good luck!

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    ok but can they be kept well with shrimp?
     
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    or do i need a divider?
     
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    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Depends a bit on the species but I don't see why not. we have shrimps and crabs in several of our display tanks.

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