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by HCADirectors
Sat Mar 27, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Cuidado: Comida Comercial (Comprada en la Tienda)
Replies: 0
Views: 248

Cuidado: Comida Comercial (Comprada en la Tienda)

Traducido por Keilin Serrano. Editado por JoeHermits. Advertencia sobre alimentos comerciales (comprados en la tienda) ¿Qué debo dar de comer a mis cangrejos? Leerán muchos mensajes en este foro sobre los peligros de los alimentos comerciales. La mayoría de los alimentos comerciales contienen prese...
by HCADirectors
Sat Mar 27, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Crabitat: Humedad - Creación y Mantenimiento
Replies: 0
Views: 323

Crabitat: Humedad - Creación y Mantenimiento

Traducido por Keilin Serrano. Editado por JoeHermits. Los niveles de humedad de los cangrejos ermitaños deben mantenerse por encima del 70% en todo momento. Los cangrejos ermitaños respiran usando branquias modificadas en lugar de pulmones, por lo que cuando su entorno es demasiado seco puede causa...
by HCADirectors
Sat Mar 27, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Salud: Ayuda al Cangrejo Desnudo
Replies: 0
Views: 322

Salud: Ayuda al Cangrejo Desnudo

Traducido por Keilin Serrano. Editado por JoeHermits. Guía escrita por JoeHermits del Hermit Crab Association. En determinadas situaciones, un cangrejo ermitaño puede abandonar su caparazón sin adquirir uno nuevo, generalmente como resultado del estrés o la debilidad. Cuando eso sucede, su priorida...
by HCADirectors
Mon Mar 08, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Crabitat: Calibración de su Higrómetro
Replies: 0
Views: 766

Crabitat: Calibración de su Higrómetro

Traducido por Keilin Serrano. Editado por JoeHermits. Nunca asuma que un higrómetro nuevo funciona correctamente. Son conocidos por necesitar calibrados, probados y ajustados para asegurarse de que se lean correctamente, incluso cuando son nuevos. Si de repente descubre que tiene problemas para man...
by HCADirectors
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: 2020 Shipping Moratorium
Replies: 0
Views: 787

2020 Shipping Moratorium

Due to the unprecedented challenges facing delivery services in the US, the HCA is officially supporting a pause on mailing hermit crabs at this time. While we have never been against sending hermit crabs through the mail when done so properly and safely, the volume the delivery companies are dealin...
by HCADirectors
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Shells
Topic: Care: Why Painted Shells Should Not Be Used
Replies: 0
Views: 3484

Care: Why Painted Shells Should Not Be Used

Article written by JoeHermits of the Hermit Crab Association. Although they may be visually enticing, painted shells should be discouraged from use for both ethical and safety-related reasons. Ethics of Painted Shells: Wild hermit crabs are harvested in non-painted shells and so must be enticed int...
by HCADirectors
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Health: What to Do When a Crab Is Out of Its Shell
Replies: 0
Views: 4310

Health: What to Do When a Crab Is Out of Its Shell

Guide written by JoeHermits of the Hermit Crab Association. In certain situations, a hermit crab may leave its shell without acquiring a new one, usually as a result of stress or weakness. When that happens, your priority is getting it to wear a shell—without one, the crab’s abdomen is vulnerable t...
by HCADirectors
Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: 40 Gal. pics and crabbies ( lots of photos)
Replies: 15
Views: 2835

Re: 40 Gal. pics and crabbies ( lots of photos)

In light of recent events, posts have been removed. We want this to remain an enjoyable place for everyone that is a part of the HCA.
by HCADirectors
Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:56 pm
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Upgrade to a 75 gallon tank!
Replies: 38
Views: 4333

Re: Upgrade to a 75 gallon tank!

The Admins and Mods would like to remind everyone that while we encourage educating others on proper pet care, we ask that you do so in a polite and respectful manner. Please also keep in mind that there are many differing opinions and methods of crabbing, and often there isn't just one answer.
by HCADirectors
Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: Shopping, Stores and Reviews
Topic: Policies for Stores and Rescues
Replies: 0
Views: 6943

Policies for Stores and Rescues

Hi All! Lately there seem to be a lot of members starting rescues and stores. The HCA wants to take a moment to cover the policies regarding how these topics and posts are handled, and to inform the stores and rescues what is expected of them. Stores The HCA has always had a very strong policy regar...
by HCADirectors
Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Care Sheets, Guides, and Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: How to Use this Section, and How to Request Changes
Replies: 0
Views: 10141

How to Use this Section, and How to Request Changes

Welcome to the FAQ section! This area was created so that all HCA articles would be located in one easy to find place. We hope that new members will be able to find the information they need quickly, and that old members will have an easier time referencing the guides when needed. To keep everything...
by HCADirectors
Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: FAQ: Abbreviations and Terms Used at the HCA
Replies: 0
Views: 7956

FAQ: Abbreviations and Terms Used at the HCA

Our community uses a lot of abbreviations on a daily basis, which can be confusing for newer members. Here's a handy list of the most commonly used shortcuts. Locations: HCA =Hermit Crab Association or HCA = Hermit Crab Addiction (store) HCP = Hermit Crab Patch (store) or HCP = Hermit Crab Paradise ...
by HCADirectors
Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Care: Safe Food List
Replies: 0
Views: 156191

Care: Safe Food List

SAFE FOODS Questions about an item on this list - or questions about any food item - should be directed to the [Food & Water] section as a new topic. This list will be kept updated as new safe food items are brought to our attention. The following is an amended list from the Epicurean-Hermit websit...
by HCADirectors
Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Care: Unsafe and Unpopular Food List
Replies: 0
Views: 59632

Care: Unsafe and Unpopular Food List

UNSAFE AND UNPOPULAR FOODS Questions about an item on this list - or questions about any food item - should be directed to the [Food & Water] section as a new topic. This list will be kept updated as unsafe food items are brought to our attention. The following is an amended list from the Epicurean...
by HCADirectors
Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Care: Commercial (Store Bought) Foods
Replies: 0
Views: 47083

Care: Commercial (Store Bought) Foods

Questions about anything on this page - or questions about any food item - should be directed to the [Food & Water] section as a new topic. Updates to this page can be made by contacting any Administrator or Moderator. What do I feed my crabs? You will read a lot of messages on this forum about the...