crabs with cory and guppy

Sgooosh

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so i saw something about keeping crabs and fish together, is that a good idea?
im talking like mini crabs at the pet store,
do they need a basking spot?

i have 2 swordtails
a lot of guppy
many cories
 

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bad idea.

crabs and crayfish should not be kept with fish because the crabs & crays are nocturnal predators and will eat the fish.
 

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I concur, bad idea. Iā€™ve seen crayfish catch and eat mosquito fish in the river behind my house. Itā€™s amazing how fast they are.
 
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I concur, bad idea. Iā€™ve seen crayfish catch and eat mosquito fish in the river behind my house. Itā€™s amazing how fast they are.
yep!
they are hard to catch, ii have to trick them into backing up into a bucket lol
 

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