fully aquatic crabs for community tank?

cheesepuff

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Are there any crabs I can get that are fully aquatic that I can use in a 30 gallon community tank? I would love to add some color.
 

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Well there are ThaI micro crabs however...

They are small obviously
They aren't colorful at all
They spend the majority of their time hiding
 

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The crabs would pose a threat to the fish, but also depends on the size of both. It's just not a good idea to mix both.


 

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Yeah, I'd go with shrimp.... most crabs are brackish or saltwater and the one that is fully freshwater wouldn't make a good fit in a community tank, and would likely be eaten by fish.
 

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Agreed on the shrimp idea. I have ghosts, red cherries, and something my fish store calls orange cherries. I'm waiting on the orange ones to grow and breed so I can see if they're naturally orange or not
 

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