Crabs from Sulawesi are very popular, but they still represent only a kind of curiosity, an addition to the aquarium. No one systematically deals with their breeding. We still make mistakes in inappropriate food, space and its equipment, we don't really know how crabs live in nature. Many of the Sulawesi species are still unknown to aquarists, and this also applies to the crabs that live in Lake Poso and the Malili system. I consider it almost certain that there are even still scientifically undescribed species.
Sulawesi Keepers will continue to focus intensively on crabs. I consider a good knowledge of natural conditions to be the very basis of our efforts to manage keeping (and breeding!). Observing the crabs in the lakes is very informative. For this article, I have selected several pictures of crabs that show the lesser-known species and aspects of crab life:
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