Reef Central Online Community

Home Forum Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences View New Posts View Today's Posts

Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Search Reefkeeping ...an online magazine for marine aquarists Support our sponsors and mention Reef Central

Go Back   Reef Central Online Community > Invert and Plant Forums > Other Invertebrates
Register Blogs FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read

Notices

User Tag List

Reply
Thread Tools
Old 02/06/2018, 08:21 PM   #1
gotfrogs
Premium Member
 
gotfrogs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Dickinson, TX
Posts: 1,238
Long term success?

I have always been fascinated by these guys. Has anyone had long term (3+ years) success keeping the crab and outer hydroids alive?


gotfrogs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02/07/2018, 06:12 PM   #2
ReefNomad
Registered Member
 
ReefNomad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Posts: 130
http://archive.reefcentral.com/forum...d.php?t=544678

Here's a link to an old thread about them. The trick is keeping the hydrocoral alive, and keeping the crab in it. The thread explains it well.


ReefNomad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02/14/2018, 12:55 PM   #3
Monkeyfish
Registered Member
 
Monkeyfish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Long Island (NY)
Posts: 4,029
Had one once. He abandoned the coral for a generic shell the same day I put him in the tank.


__________________
Eric

Over the years I've learned enough to know that I know very little and have a lot more to learn.

Current Tank Info: Taking a break
Monkeyfish is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:14 PM.


TapaTalk Enabled

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2018 Axivo Inc.
Use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described in the user agreement.
Reef CentralTM Reef Central, LLC. Copyright 1999-2014
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.3.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.