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 Post subject: Indian Land Crab
PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 9:39 am 
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I received one Indian Land Crab last week, species unknown at the moment, but hopefully it can be identified later this week.

It definitly prefers land to water Ive found (unlike my other Indian species which is almost totally aquatic)

Its similar to Gecarcinus sp. in shape, and is light pink/red with some lighter blotches. I'll be able to get some pics later this week once my internet is connected.


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 Post subject: Re: Indian Land Crab
PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:27 pm 
I look forward to seeing that Kevin, how many species do you have now?


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 Post subject: Re: Indian Land Crab
PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:51 am 
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At the moment I have 7 species, though 8 if I include my Aegla (in the same family as Hermit Crabs)


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 Post subject: Re: Indian Land Crab
PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 1:41 pm 
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The crab is doing well, so far its eaten grapes, plenty of lettuce and also tropical fish flakes,



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 Post subject: Re: Indian Land Crab
PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:54 pm 
One stunning crab. :thumb: How big is he? Or will he grow big?


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 Post subject: Re: Indian Land Crab
PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:33 am 
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at the moment he's around 7cm or so across, Im not sure what size it will get to, it may already be adult.


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 Post subject: Re: Indian Land Crab
PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 2:02 pm 
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He is quite attractive I must say, where did you get him from?


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 Post subject: Re: Indian Land Crab
PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 2:53 pm 
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I got it (I think its female) directly from a collector/supplier I know of.


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