What kind are these?

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noahc66
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What kind are these?

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The ones thats in the picture are PP's, also known as Purple Pincers or Caribbean Crabs (Coenobita Clypeatus)
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They are PP's, and from their picture they are in desperate need of a molt.
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ladybug15057 wrote:They are PP's, and from their picture they are in desperate need of a molt.
Marie, you kind of don't have to worry as Noahc66 said is not his/hers.. :)
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I've never had any problems with 'Impulse Buying'. They're just animals that I forgot I had planned to get.
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Marie, you kind of don't have to worry as Noahc66 said is not his/hers..
I realize they were not the posters hermies. I was just making a comment on what I also observed in the picture they posted the link to. :)
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Ahh, OK cool :)
Got ya!
246L/65G - 'Tidal Jungle' (Crabs) | 246L/65g - 'Backwater Pool' (Fish/Snails) | 96L/25G - ''Twisted Minds" (Fish/Snails/Shrimp) | 300L/90G Fancy Pond (Goldfish)

I've never had any problems with 'Impulse Buying'. They're just animals that I forgot I had planned to get.
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