Super dark crab?

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Super dark crab?

Post by Jen.miller » Thu May 21, 2020 9:13 pm

Hey everyone! I ended up with a new guy last night, and I'm noticing that he is MUCH darker than any of my others.

Hes a big guy, too. His shell is nearly the size of a racquetball, and he looks like he's ready for a bigger house.

Does anyone have any ideas? Is he a normal PP? Or something else?

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Re: Super dark crab?

Post by Hermielover121 » Thu May 21, 2020 9:27 pm

Well it’s hard to tell by the picture quality. Can you get a closer one. I understand if you can’t it just would help.


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Re: Super dark crab?

Post by Jen.miller » Thu May 21, 2020 9:31 pm

Hermielover121 wrote:Well it’s hard to tell by the picture quality. Can you get a closer one. I understand if you can’t it just would help.


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I'll try to get one tomorrow when he comes out, my cameras have swapped to night vision, and he's shy lol

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Re: Super dark crab?

Post by GotButterflies » Fri May 22, 2020 2:30 pm

By looking at the eyes, and the color of the one leg it appears to be a Purple Pincher.

Purple Pinchers come in a wide variety of colors!! It's always amazed me how different they can look from one crab to another! :) Congratulations on your new crab! :)
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Re: Super dark crab?

Post by Jen.miller » Sat May 23, 2020 10:14 pm

Here's a better pictureImage

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Re: Super dark crab?

Post by Hermielover121 » Sun May 24, 2020 10:29 am

Yep looks like a pp


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Re: Super dark crab?

Post by GotButterflies » Sun May 24, 2020 10:27 pm

Definitely a PP :)
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