Help identify my crab?

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Help identify my crab?

Post by hummingbird008 » Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:01 pm

This Jerry :wink: I'd be grateful if someone could help me figure out what type he is. This picture was taken when I was cleaning his crabitat - he does not live in that! :lol: Thanks! :P

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Post by soilentgringa » Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:52 pm

Purple pincher.

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Post by OBXPair » Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:28 am

Hi, this is another person who lives in Jerry's home. No, I don't believe he's a pp. he's a medium-to-dark brown with no hint of any other color. His companion crab is a pp and looks quite different.
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Post by KellyCrabbieLove » Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:09 am

We need a good pic of his face and eyes. A close up so we can check. Also his big claw and legs. It will help. I have a crab this color and he is a PP. They are all different. :) Image

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Re: Help identify my crab?

Post by CallaLily » Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:56 am

Color isn't a good way to determine species. PPs especially come in a wide range of colors. Your pics are pretty small and blurry on my phone but from what I can see, he's a PP. Pics as Kelly described would help to be sure. :)

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Post by soilentgringa » Thu Jun 25, 2015 11:35 am

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Purple Pinchers can be any color from light sandy beige to pinkish orange to tan with red legs to a deep maroon, almost black!

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Re: Help identify my crab?

Post by hummingbird008 » Thu Jun 25, 2015 3:39 pm

I'm pretty sure he's a PP, too. I'll try to get a better picture tonight when he comes out. :D

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