What species are my 2 crabs?

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What species are my 2 crabs?

Post by SinLeche » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:44 pm

And more importantly, do they both look healthy? Can you tell their gender from the pictures? The white shell I think is a purple pincher and the green shell I thought was an Ecuadorian, but looking at the pictures I'm not too sure anymore.

white shell front view: https://66.media.tumblr.com/013a6fa7bb9 ... 2_1280.jpg
white shell front view 2: https://66.media.tumblr.com/588d27e79b7 ... 1_1280.jpg
white shell claw: https://66.media.tumblr.com/2dd2ac78628 ... 3_1280.jpg

green shell front view: https://66.media.tumblr.com/2867eb343e9 ... 2_1280.jpg
green shell front view 2: https://66.media.tumblr.com/1bda38a7209 ... 1_1280.jpg
green shell claw: https://66.media.tumblr.com/366a8a4378a ... 3_1280.jpg

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Re: What species are my 2 crabs?

Post by aussieJJDude » Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:04 pm

Both PP's (C. clypeatus). Both look a little pale, which is common for new and smaller crabs. After a couple of moults and a varied diet, they being to colour up nicely.
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Re: What species are my 2 crabs?

Post by SinLeche » Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:10 pm

aussieJJDude wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:04 pm
Both PP's (C. clypeatus). Both look a little pale, which is common for new and smaller crabs. After a couple of moults and a varied diet, they being to colour up nicely.
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Re: What species are my 2 crabs?

Post by doth » Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:18 pm

super cute PPs!

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