Watermelon Crabs

Discussion in 'Shrimps and Crabs' started by Natalya, Jul 31, 2017.

  1. NatalyaWell Known MemberMember

    I keep thinking about making a crab habitat - look at these cuties! I wonder if anybody keeps them? Any pointers? I have read variably that they need fresh or brackish water. What tankmates can I keep them with? Does the water need to be cycled, like for fish?

    OK, the picture has been removed for copywrite issues, I hope that link is fine:
    (1) 2+ inch male RARE freshwater watermelon crab aquarium invert freshwater | eBay
     




    Last edited: Jul 31, 2017
  2. KimberlyGFishlore VIPMember

    I was hoping for pictures. :(
    I can't help much, I have a crayfish, but I don't do crabs.
     
  3. KimberlyGFishlore VIPMember

    Okay...well I might just NEED these!
     
  4. NatalyaWell Known MemberMember

  5. KimberlyGFishlore VIPMember

    Still looking and laughing at the little Batman symbol in the center. My grandson would just die!
     
  6. KeystoneWell Known MemberMember

  7. PatrickShrimpValued MemberMember

    Most likely brackish. No tank mates really. You would need a filter, or they would greatly appreciate it.
     
  8. NatalyaWell Known MemberMember

    Thank you! Picked a 20g for them today!
     
  9. PatrickShrimpValued MemberMember

      here ya go.
     
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