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  1. Default Red Clawed Crabs


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    I am considering purchasing some Red Clawed Vrabs however my tank has no where for it too get air. The shop where I am going too buy it from says that they dont need air however some websites say they do. Can someone tell me if they need air or not, and if they do need air how long will they live without air?

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    They don't NEED air to survive, but they really like being able to get out of the water every once in awhile. If you don't have any land they will simply leave and go somewhere else. There is no amount of sealing a tank hat can stop a red claw crab that wants to leave.

    I have one, and like you I don't have any land areas, but my tank is open and I have a T5 fixture. He likes to get out and hang out on/around the light fixture sometimes. He's pretty smart, and always go back to the water eventually. Once I did find him walking around the living room, but I just put him back in the tank and he was fine. He hasn't come out nearly as often after that, lol.

    I've had him about 5 months, seems happy and healthy enough.

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    Thank you, So they dont need air but they like too be out of the water occasionally. Thats OK then.

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    Can I keep them with fish with long fins like fighting fish. Can I also keep them with small fish like tetra neons?

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    I wouldn't keep them with bettas, crabs have an attitude, and bettas have a attitude, I could foresee problems. Just about any other fish would be fine, tetras would not be a problem. What size aquarium are you planning on keeping them in and how many?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FinalJenemba
    I wouldn't keep them with bettas, crabs have an attitude, and bettas have a attitude, I could foresee problems. Just about any other fish would be fine, tetras would not be a problem. What size aquarium are you planning on keeping them in and how many?
    It is either a 10 or 15 litre aquarium so I am getting 1 or 2.

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