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    Hi
    I was wondering if any of you keep crabs as pets..?

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    in my stomach, yes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allan Teo View Post
    Hi
    I was wondering if any of you keep crabs as pets..?

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    You mean those small freshwater crabs?
    I used to keep them. But quite hard to keep, mine dead after a couple of weeks as it is not eating the food.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Allan Teo View Post
    Hi
    I was wondering if any of you keep crabs as pets..?

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    Try before but kind of stink & dirty..

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    They are scavengers right? So they like to eat rotton stuff? If you keep changing the water and getting rid of rotton stuff, I guess they will die.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nottipiglet View Post
    They are scavengers right? So they like to eat rotton stuff? If you keep changing the water and getting rid of rotton stuff, I guess they will die.
    Yah, but some aquariums do sell those food sticks that is for Crustacean (eg. shellfish or shrimps)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Francis247 View Post
    Yah, but some aquariums do sell those food sticks that is for Crustacean (eg. shellfish or shrimps)

    Looks like they don't last long.. I saw so many rare brackish mangrove crabs
    at a Yishun pet shop $13 for each crab.

    I was thinking of buying one , taking my macros then
    giving it away to someone who wants to have it..

    This is a wild one I found in Jurong.



    The complexity of the design makes it a very interesting macro subject


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    In bishan they're selling the hermit crabs.

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    Then again, there's always the "crabs" you get from the Hotel 81 freelancers...

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    That is a nice one.
    I used to keep those small lobsters and shrimps (Cherry, mosquito and bumble bee), but they dead. So I give up already.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Allan Teo View Post
    Looks like they don't last long.. I saw so many rare brackish mangrove crabs
    at a Yishun pet shop $13 for each crab.

    I was thinking of buying one , taking my macros then
    giving it away to someone who wants to have it..

    This is a wild one I found in Jurong.

    The complexity of the design makes it a very interesting macro subject


    Allan
    I will be scared to keep one. What if they get a good grasp on you with one of those claws?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francis247 View Post
    That is a nice one.
    I used to keep those small lobsters and shrimps (Cherry, mosquito and bumble bee), but they dead. So I give up already.
    Maybe they are not meant to live that long anyway... What is their lifespan? Maybe you gave them a good life while they are alive... so not so bad.

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    i've got a crawfish as a pet!

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    i've got a crawfish as a pet!
    Man, hope I wish to keep these crawfish again. I gotten 2 albino ones a few years back but both dead. I don't want to cause anymore death.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Francis247 View Post
    Man, hope I wish to keep these crawfish again. I gotten 2 albino ones a few years back but both dead. I don't want to cause anymore death.
    Are they crayfish or crawfish?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allan Teo View Post
    Hi
    I was wondering if any of you keep crabs as pets..?

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    Wow...these pets are not easy to keep. Unless you can really create a "real natural habitats" for them if not they will dead easily.......

    I saw on the net too!!!! It really nice but not easy to keep.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tupi Guy View Post
    Wow...these pets are not easy to keep. Unless you can really create a "real natural habitats" for them if not they will dead easily.......

    I saw on the net too!!!! It really nice but not easy to keep.
    If they look like they are dying... just take them out and cook them.

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