What a night!!!

Discussion in 'Marine Fish Discussions' started by martin, 16 Aug 2007.

  1. martin

    martin Reef Adict

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    There I was @ 5pm trying to find my white faced surgen and I saw its tail sticking out of a smallish hole in LR. It wasn't moving I used my tank claws and touched it - still little movement , so I clamped it's tail to see and it was stuck & still no movement so I predicted it was dead and pulling quite hard it came loose well the I saw it, fighting to grab the three quarter fish - a monster hairy cream colored crab.
    Well after trying to bait it with prawn & the dead fish For about 2 hours I moved 2 or so rocks , still trying to bait it cause it creeps into caves a crevases etc and it's very shy and clever, I all of the sudden hear my girlfriend Paula say "Ooh my God" (she was assiting) I sh@ myself and said in a panic "What what" and she said look there - and to my amazement I saw one of the cutetest little things - my Bangai Cardinal's have had babies and there all on its own was a baby with dad on the other side of the tank with a big full mouth - AMAZING !!!

    The crab WILL still have it's sentence in the sump but I gave up @ 11-45pm.
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    good luck man!!!
     
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    Photo's please,

    Are you going to put the crag in the sump ?? I would give him a fresh water dip ... ... ... in the toilet.
     
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    Ye give the crab a jacuzzi bath in the toilet. :lol:
     
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    Gonna put him in a compartment of the sump if he is in one piece and when I catch him :014:
     
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    Send it to Waynan for Hannibal!
     
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    catch him out, and pass to me,i'll throw him over the balcony for you
     
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