Does anyone have photos or videos of crabs "ka-noodling"?

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Does anyone have photos or videos of crabs "ka-noodling"?

Post by CrazyCrab12 » Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:13 pm

I think i might have caught my 2 of my crabs doing the hanky-panky, but I'm not positive because i've never seen it before. If anyone has photos or videos of their crabs doing it please let me know!
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Post by soilentgringa » Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:46 pm

Hit enter too quickly.
These are a couple of threads regarding breeding.

http://www.hermitcrabassociation.com/ph ... hp?t=87620

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Post by CrazyCrab12 » Sat Jun 11, 2016 7:36 am

Thanks, the second thread i already saw, but I'm still not sure if my crabs were doing anything or if one was just taking a ride on the other's back. Its definitely not a behavior i've ever seen before and they stopped before i could get my camera.
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Post by CallaLily » Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:28 am

I've only witnessed guarding behavior and males grappling over a female. I haven't witnessed the actual deed.

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Post by CallaLily » Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:35 am

Almost forgot about Wodesorel's video:

https://youtu.be/KD7dRHHAYJg

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Post by CrazyCrab12 » Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:39 am

okay based off the video the guarding is what i saw, not the deed. Thanks a lot callalily!
8 Purple pinchers (45 gallon)
1 Dashchund (my entire house)
1 Betta fish(10 gallons)

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