How can I remove porcelain crab from pink acro

Discussion in 'SPS Corals' started by gaboon, 17 Nov 2010.

  1. gaboon

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    Spotted it last night after inspecting the acro cause it looked a bit stressed, how can I remove it? Would they normally stress SPS corals?
     
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    Is it the one you got from me. If it is, sorry I forgot to mention the crab. I've got them in all my acros. They actually eat dead tissue and help protect the coral. They called acro crabs.
     
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    Yeh that's the one. The acro is White where he is so was assuming he was stressing the coral out. Should I leave him?
     
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    Iv got quiet a bit of them on my corals as well. as far is iv read they wont cause any harm to your tank or coral.
     
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    Sure it just where the coral is getting no light?
     
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    Could be, will wait and see.
     
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    never heard of them causing harm
     
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