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post #1 of 6 Old 03-29-2009, 12:13 AM Thread Starter
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Is it ok to put fiddler crabs in the same tank as red claw crabs?
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post #2 of 6 Old 03-29-2009, 12:23 AM
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fiddler crabs need a place to come out and dry out, meaning some dry land.

what is a red claw crab?
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post #3 of 6 Old 03-29-2009, 01:26 AM Thread Starter
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Ya I have the tank half full with a beach on one side and water on the other so they can come in and out as they please. I dont know if it is the right name but they are the ones with two red claws that are big like the fiddler.
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post #4 of 6 Old 03-29-2009, 01:38 AM
From what I remember, Fiddler Crabs are brackish and Red Clawed Crabs are Freshwater. I may be confusing yours with another specie though.

If it is the case, then no.
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post #5 of 6 Old 03-29-2009, 01:50 AM Thread Starter
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I have reasearched them a bit and I found out that they are both brakish water but I cant find out anything that tells me if I can put them together.
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post #6 of 6 Old 03-29-2009, 02:59 PM
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I've had them together and they did just fine
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