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AprylWillis

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Where is a good place to get some cheap fiddler crabs? I want to get quite a bundle...maybe more than 25 if I can. I went to one of the sites and they said they had fiddler crabs at 25 for up to $60. I think that's a bit much. Can anyone help me? We still have some, so I'm not worried at this point.
 

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Have a look at i need cuttle's post about free fiddlers in the Cuttlefish Care Forum. His cuttle recently died and he has fiddlers to give away if you'll pay the shipping.

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I see that he sold them to someone already. Dang it!

I'm going to buy him some more food this week and I really wanted to do it during the middle of the week. Nancy, if you know of anyone else, or if anyone else is reading this, I am very VERY interested in buying some fiddler crabs. They have to be of a decent size. He eats 2 small ones right now.
I live in Great Falls, Montana so anyone who is reading this can determine pricing for shipping and handling.
 

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See whether your LFS will order them in large quantities and sell them to you. They're not so difficult to keep.

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AprylWillis

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The LFS is PetCo and they won't sell them to me. That site you gave me won't let me do more than 1 quantity. I'm basically at a dead end right now. I'll have to buy him freshwater crab I guess.
 
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Where can you get freshwater crab???

Where are you located? The aquaculturestore.com sells them in lots of 10 and you can order more than one quantity (set of ten) at a time. You should try and find a LFS that is not a big chain, they sometimes are more flexible. Good luck.
 

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I'm in a small town so it's kind of difficult to do that. How do you order them in more than one bulk of 10? I'm having a difficult time doing that. It just keeps showing up as 1 quantity when I specifically put 2 quantity. I'm trying to get at least 20-30, but I'm not having much luck. I'm even willing to buy from someone at Tonmo.com.
 

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