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Meet My Fiddler Crabs

Four fiddler crabs (3 male and 1 female) came to live with me on January 21, 2001. They have been named Backhoe, Crusher, Dino, and Crane (the girl).

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Fiddler Crabs as Pets

Addendum: after about 2 months, all our crabs passed away. Although I am not sure what happened, I did make the mistake of removing molted shells after about 24 hours in the tank, which may have ultimately deprived the crabs of much needed calcium. If you have crabs, remember to leave the exoskeletons after a molt so that the crabs can reclaim the calcium by eating the shells.


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