Purple Pincher Crab

Questions about identifying the differences between species.
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Clare Gundersen
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Purple Pincher Crab

Post by Clare Gundersen »

Hi, I'm Clare. I'm considering buying a Purple Pincher Crab. Does anyone know what makes this type of crab happy? (?)
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Re: Purple Pincher Crab

Post by aussieJJDude »

Pretty much salt water, freshwater, food, shells, heat and humidity. All can be found in the care guides anyway! :) Follow the guides, and they should be happy.

(I would reccomend adopting instead of buying. Many unwanted crabs can be found online; many times for free with some included accessories. Not to mention, when adopting crabs often come in pairs or more. Which I would also reccomend, getting more than one crab (of the same species).)
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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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Re: Purple Pincher Crab

Post by ladybug15057 »

Welcome to HCP! Provide for the PP what is under the crab care area and he should be okay like aussiedude suggested.
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