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PostSubject: Red Apple Crab   Thu Feb 12, 2009 12:33 pm

Hi Kevin,
Thought I would continue the thread up here as more appropriate.
I think you are right - she/he looks very similar.
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She is in a terrarium with 3/4 land and 1/4 water. She spends all the time on the land. She is VERY fast also and loves to climb the vines.
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PostSubject: Re: Red Apple Crab   Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:03 pm

yeah, thats Metasesarma aubryi. With all Crab species males have a slender pouch on their underside, females has a more rounded pouch,

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PostSubject: Re: Red Apple Crab   Thu Feb 12, 2009 3:03 pm

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With all Crab species males have a slender pouch on their underside, females has a more rounded pouch

Ok thanks Kevin,
I will have a closer look tomorrow to determine the sex. Thanks for the info. Smile
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