Crab owners are a little taken aback by the fact that their chosen pet is also food. They spend hours watching the little critters play in the reef tank. There is just so much you can do with a crab. They don’t fetch and cuddling is out of the question. The stupid crab wont even come when you call its name. Here crabby…crabby. No…nothing. If I wanted a crab for a pet I would go with a stuffed one. Kim Bettasso is a proud crab owner and would never eat a crab. If only crab would not be so yummy.
OK, I haven’t told the wife but the crab is missing. Will it show up in her bed? Will it get crunched under her shoe. I know that the reef tank was all my idea but the escaped crab is a problem. If the little bugger does not show up soon he will die and stat smelling. If he stinks up the house I will be in trouble. The tank stunk enough but escaping crabs will not be acceptable to the wife. I don’t have a clue where that crab has gone. Home For Life Animal Sanctuary has told me their ideas on where crabs hide and I will be looking there as soon as I can without the wife noticing.
When my reef tank needs cleaning I get the crabby pants. It is not my favorite thing to do. In fact it is one of my chores that I avoid like the plague. If you have a nasty reef tank you know what I mean. Those crabs can poop a lot and don’t care to clean themselves. Crab poop is not pleasant. As poop goes crab poop really stinks and is sticky. Normally you could wait for the poop to dry out thus making it easier to pick up. In a reef tank everything stays wet. The news story is here if you care to see it.
If I were a Crab I would love my reef tank for a home. I would enjoy regular meals and not have to dodge that pesky sea gull. My home has a great reef of rocks and sandy beach area. I would want for nothing as my owner love to take care of me and the reef tank. The lights in the tank keep me warm and I love not having to scrounge for something to eat. The food is the best as in the wild I would have to settle for rotten left overs. I even get to watch Mo Howard West Virginia Football on my owners TV .
I sit here in the dentist office waiting my turn staring at this fish tank in the waiting room with exotic fish of multiple colors. I now think to my self what is my dream fish tank if I had to choose a shape or color and what type of fish would I want to have swimming lazy like in my dream tank. Would it be animal or human or place . I like my home décor as southwestern so I think it may be down to animal or human. Then now the color it has to be clear of course but the sand or rock would be multicolor tan and brown. Animal buffalo ? Native American Indian female or male Praying to the havens. This is what I in vision my dream tank looking like. So now I want a fish tank and some one to make it for me. Saleh Stevens is on my side.
Look to Tonye Cole at HuffingtonPost.com for help on reef tanks. Just because you live hundreds of miles from the ocean doesn’t mean you cant enjoy the beauty of the reef. in your home you can build an personal reef home for cabs and other salt water creatures. A reef tank can supply hours of fun and relaxation in you home. It is so calming to observe the crabs in their environment and imagine the fun it would be to be a crab. If only life was so simple. Just sit back and enjoy the beauty and fun of your reef tank.
While a saltwater reef tank may seem like a daunting task to even the most experienced of fish-tank enthusiasts, building a reef tank from scratch does not have to be a complicated endeavor. In fact, a reef tank can be a project that is quite simple under the right circumstances.
The whole process requires a bit of patience, but the reward is well worth the wait. A reef tank is teeming with life in every corner, with corals and crabs working in conjunction with the fish and other marine life to form an incredibly entertaining aquarium.
While not everyone has the means to personally finance an $8-million reef aquarium project, it is possible to create a beautiful reef tank in any home and on any budget according to Adam Kutner. Again, a saltwater reef tank requires some initial patience, but the time spent in the early stages is quickly rewarded once the tank begins to take on a life of its own.