not exactly ceph related.. but invert related. with pics.

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  1. k0mpresd

    k0mpresd GPO Registered

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    so it looks like i have a "pregnant" pom pom crab in a 3gal nano reef. do crabs produce eggs even if they are no males around? im assuming so. pretty sure that is the only pom pom in the tank. :lol: should i do anything? will it be ok for the tank for the eggs to be released in there? thanks.

    edit: seems to be common. a lot of google results.

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    It will certainly be interesting to see if they hatch and survive. Do you have a fish in there? If not, you might have a chance. Be sure to take pictures and post them.
     
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    no fish. just that pom pom, blue leg hermit, tiger pistol shrimp, sexy shrimp, and whatever else happens to be in there.
     
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    The shrimp may eat the babies or eggs (depending upon how long they stay with the mother) and the little ones may end up in your filter but I can't think of any other issue.
     
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    hmm. ok. thanks.
     
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    Pretty cool. My girlfriend's always wanted one of those, but I think I've convinced her they are too tiny to enjoy in any of our tanks.
     
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    What's one more little tank :confused: :sagrin:
     

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