Feather sea star crabs or crinoid crabs

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Feather sea star crabs or crinoid crabs

Post  liquidg on 1st January 2019, 5:15 am

These are from a feather star in just 6 foot of water in an estuary.
Very common, but quite hard to see.
These guys do fine in captivity, but you need a very small tank and no predators.
They take flake food or planktonic size frozen foods quite well.
This is a pair.
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still in the crinoid.
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Crinoid crabs as reef pets

Post  liquidg on 19th January 2019, 4:34 am

These guys have been in their aquarium home now for some months, easy to keep as was in the distant past, if they are on their own!
With other life, it can get real ugly for these guys.
I just feed mine flake food based or as much planktonic life as possible.

Cleaning their home,
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the guys and as you can see, as time goes on, their colouration intensifies!
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