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Old 09-03-2009, 01:46 AM   #1
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Default Apple Crab (Metasesarma aubryi)?

I'm not sure on the I.D. Correct me if I'm wrong.







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Old 09-03-2009, 03:12 AM   #2
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Look like a Metasesarma aubryi to me....

Heard that they dont breed in freshwater?
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Old 09-03-2009, 04:23 PM   #3
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that is a metasesarma obesum, they can breed in freshwater, metasesarma obesum is the one that does not breed in fresh water.

BTW, wher didd u get it.
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Old 09-03-2009, 05:16 PM   #4
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beautiful , wow all this threads about crabs make me wanna setup a new tank
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Old 09-03-2009, 06:11 PM   #5
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that is a metasesarma obesum, they can breed in freshwater, metasesarma obesum is the one that does not breed in fresh water.

BTW, wher didd u get it.
HUH? i very blur now
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Old 09-03-2009, 09:08 PM   #6
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that is a metasesarma obesum, they can breed in freshwater, metasesarma obesum is the one that does not breed in fresh water.

BTW, wher didd u get it.
Sorry, sorry, i was a bit blur. This was what i was trying to say:
that is a metasesarma aubryi, they can breed in freshwater, metasesarma obesum is the one that does not breed in fresh water.
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Old 09-03-2009, 09:26 PM   #7
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that is a metasesarma obesum, they can breed in freshwater, metasesarma obesum is the one that does not breed in fresh water.

BTW, wher didd u get it.
I dont get it.
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Old 09-03-2009, 10:10 PM   #8
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i have edited my post. the edited post is post #6
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Old 09-03-2009, 10:46 PM   #9
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Sorry, sorry, i was a bit blur. This was what i was trying to say:
that is a metasesarma aubryi, they can breed in freshwater, metasesarma obesum is the one that does not breed in fresh water.
I read somewhere, the larvae of Metasesarma aubryi require brackish water, is it?
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Old 09-03-2009, 11:16 PM   #10
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yup, the larvae have to be raised in brackish water.

BTW, where did u get the crabs?
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