Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by Jackolope » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:17 pm

Big crabs rule!!!

Big Oliver!
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by sandra03 » Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:17 pm

MustLoveShells wrote:

Hermie nails are sharp, Rupert sat on my hand eating coconut earlier and it felt like getting injections in my fingers. >.<
I know right? I was holding Piggy for a few seconds the other day and he latched on with his nails... i didn't think he would ever let go lol. that's how Spongebob pinched my husband, she grabbed on with her nails first and she was so strong and her nails were digging in so hard that he couldn't shift his grip at all to avoid the pincher. he totally knew he was going to get pinched and couldn't do anything to stop it lol. it was like in slow motion too, she was moving so slowly and he was like "she's gonna pinch me, she's gonna pinch me... noooooooo...." it's really funny now but at the time, not so much lol :hlol:
that's why i'm kind of nervous to hold her now after this last molt, her nails are huge and look crazy sharp

what size is the shell Rupert's wearing in the pic?
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by Jackolope » Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:23 pm

Oliver likes to think I am a tree, when I first got him it felt like the talons of a hawk digging into my flesh. he even cut me a few times. I wish I could file them :lol:
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by CallaLily » Fri Apr 19, 2013 1:07 pm

Oooh, Oliver is such a pretty pretty red! My PPs never seem to hold on to that red. Always deeper darker purpley-reds or light pinks, tans, and grayish-purples.

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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by Avery » Fri Apr 19, 2013 1:27 pm

I know right!?!?! Big Olivers color is amazing...I was about to type that, and I found myself saying the same thing about all of them!!! :D
But that RED is incredible!!!
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by Jackolope » Fri Apr 19, 2013 1:36 pm

Avery wrote:I know right!?!?! Big Olivers color is amazing...I was about to type that, and I found myself saying the same thing about all of them!!! :D
But that RED is incredible!!!
He is better in person :D
He is the reddest crab I've ever seen, all my others have always been purple or brown, dark colors. Although Seamore was blue LOL
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by MustLoveShells » Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:23 am

sandra03 wrote: I know right? I was holding Piggy for a few seconds the other day and he latched on with his nails... i didn't think he would ever let go lol. that's how Spongebob pinched my husband, she grabbed on with her nails first and she was so strong and her nails were digging in so hard that he couldn't shift his grip at all to avoid the pincher. he totally knew he was going to get pinched and couldn't do anything to stop it lol. it was like in slow motion too, she was moving so slowly and he was like "she's gonna pinch me, she's gonna pinch me... noooooooo...." it's really funny now but at the time, not so much lol :hlol:
that's why i'm kind of nervous to hold her now after this last molt, her nails are huge and look crazy sharp

what size is the shell Rupert's wearing in the pic?
When Rupert or Sky decide they are not budging my fingers are trapped until they let go, its easy to underestimate how strong they are. :lol:

It is just under 1 1/2 inches opening wise. :)
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by Cecil716 » Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:39 pm

MustLoveShells wrote: When Rupert or Sky decide they are not budging my fingers are trapped until they let go, its easy to underestimate how strong they are. :lol:

It is just under 1 1/2 inches opening wise. :)
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by Rocky » Sun Apr 21, 2013 2:58 am

Behold: The almighty George (choir music)

A year ago:
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And then
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And now
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*brainexplodes*
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by hermilove » Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:28 am

RockyGurly wrote:Behold: The almighty George (choir music)
This came to mind :) ...then I read it again with the music :lol:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wows3itfrLE
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by Jackolope » Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:29 am

LOL cute! they grow like weeds!
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by Nate the great » Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:58 am

yoblleH won't come out for me, but he's really quite huge:

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would you believe I have hermies smaller than his big pincher?
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by Rocky » Sun Apr 21, 2013 12:39 pm

hermilover wrote: This came to mind :) ...then I read it again with the music :lol:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wows3itfrLE
Oh my gosh :hlol: that's his new theme song
I call him that because he spurted from practically teeny to large in just barely a year. He's been down molting for about a month at the mo' :faint:
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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by gotta-crab-em-all » Mon Apr 22, 2013 2:02 am

None of my guys are very big, hahaha! But Kabuto is probably the biggest.

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Re: Post your jumbo( or biggest crab)

Post by caroline_rose » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:08 pm

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Hercules a few months ago. He just came up from a molt and got alittle bigger since this pic
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