LIVE CRAB SOURCES FOR OCTO???

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  1. brett

    brett O. vulgaris Registered

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    wjat are some national or local live crab sources you have found for your octo tha i could acces for food. ie. fiddlers etc. for cheap.?
     
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    NickA5582 Sepia elegans Registered

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    You could collect your own if you live close to the coast, there is a live shrimp link in the Marketplace forum if you'd like shrimp instead.

    :welcome:
     
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    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Aquaculture ships fiddlercrabs and is very reasonable!!! Think there's a link in weblinks under Cephcare/Supplies! And Jess and I did go collecting today! We got clams, 2 kinds of snails, some crabs and a few mussels! Inklet is happily dining on a clam!!
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    This is the link to the website Carol was thinking of.

    I relied on this group in Florida to supply the Fiddler crabs for my bimac. I had weekly or biweekly shipments coming in. Very reliable and nice people to work with.

    http://www.aquaculturestore.com/products.html

    Nancy
     
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    brett O. vulgaris Registered

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    doesnt look like they sell crabs there... where can i get some?
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Try again! You'll find fiddler crabs under salt water invertebrates.

    The shore shrimp are good for older octopuses, hard to catch for the young ones.

    Nancy
     
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    brett O. vulgaris Registered

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    nevermind i found em....
     
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