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post #1 of 2 Old 01-26-2012, 07:34 PM Thread Starter
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Question frog/crab question

I would eventually like to get some of the small african frogs or small red crabs in my tank, currently its stocked with 10-12 Mollies, and 4 Neon Tetras, would there be a problem putting them in? And what do i need to take care of a crab other then a way for it to surface and get air.
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post #2 of 2 Old 01-26-2012, 08:51 PM
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Red claw crabs need brackish water over the long run. Your livebearers will do fine with some salt in the water, the neons won't-- so you'd have to either move the neons to a different tank or not go with the crabs. You can keep them freshwater short term, but they don't do as well.

Mollies can get pretty big/messy too-- not sure how big the tank is.

I've never kept frogs so I can't really advise about those.
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