Sponge crab?

Discussion in 'Saltwater Fish and Invertebrates' started by the peacock gudgeon, Jul 11, 2015.

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    the peacock gudgeon Valued Member Member

    Is this crab reef safe? Also any care info would help

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    the peacock gudgeon Valued Member Member

    Also does anyone know how big this fella will get. Hes in my 5.5 nano tank so if he gets to big I wont have a problem getting rid of him.

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  3. AquaticBrandon

    AquaticBrandon Well Known Member Member

    Is this the Orange Sponge Crab? If so, yes they are reef safe.


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    the peacock gudgeon Valued Member Member

    Yes it is.

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    the peacock gudgeon Valued Member Member

    Here is another pic

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    AquaticBrandon Well Known Member Member

    Cool crab! Yeah they are reef safe, just be a little cautious. Some have had issues with them picking at a few corals.


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    the peacock gudgeon Valued Member Member

    Do u know if and when he will outgrow the tank? ?

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  8. AquaticBrandon

    AquaticBrandon Well Known Member Member

    They can grow up to 4". They need a larger tank from what I've heard. Preferably a 20 gallon


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    the peacock gudgeon Valued Member Member

    Ok il just give him away when he gets bigger

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