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by tlivs
Fri Jan 07, 2011 8:57 pm
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: my crabitat build photo journal!!
Replies: 249
Views: 68555

curious kitty!!! yayyyy I'm glad you're back!
Your tank looks absolutely gorgeous!!
by tlivs
Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: would mini hockey nets be a safe 2nd floor
Replies: 12
Views: 1378

you can find cholla wood at michaels for pretty cheap and it makes a great ladder. You can also knit a ladder out of hemp or jute, just make it long and skinny
by tlivs
Mon Nov 22, 2010 9:25 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: 1st molt with a new crab
Replies: 6
Views: 958

Just to add: for the 2L pop bottle barrier make sure its super super clean and remember to remove the cap so that there is air flow to the sand!
by tlivs
Fri Oct 29, 2010 12:06 pm
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: my crabitat build photo journal!!
Replies: 249
Views: 68555

guys curious kitty hasn't been on the forums in a very long time
hopefully we'll see it, but i doubt it
by tlivs
Fri Oct 15, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: Molting
Topic: I think Harper Lee just Molted??
Replies: 18
Views: 1974

When you say put put some EE on top, do you mean you covered him? If so, I wouldn't do that. Crabs make tunnels that humans can't replicate, so covering him doesn't provide any benefit at all to him
by tlivs
Fri Oct 15, 2010 10:53 am
Forum: Food
Topic: Food dehydrators
Replies: 6
Views: 660

After hearing that everyone had nescos, i had to check what mine was because I was so sad that i was not a part of the gang but guess what! Mine is nesco too! its the American Harvest one :)
by tlivs
Wed Sep 29, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Magnatural mushroom/rock ledges
Replies: 6
Views: 900

aquav wrote:Have you noticed them trying to eat the foam the ledges are made of?
mine do
a few of my crabs love to sit up there and pick off the foam
i dont think its that bad for them though because i dont think they would continuously do it if it was but who knows
by tlivs
Tue Sep 28, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Redesign of Water Dish Area: A neat solution!
Replies: 13
Views: 20207

wow this is a great idea! i ALWAYS have problems with the poops pushing substrate into the water dishes
did you use aquarium sealant to secure it or did you just stick it in?
i may just steal this idea!
by tlivs
Thu Sep 23, 2010 2:08 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Candid Shots
Replies: 12
Views: 2993

aw so cute i always love to look at your pictures sugar

i love the picture with darwin eating the corn. theres just so much!
by tlivs
Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Crabs warm enough? Pictures in post
Replies: 26
Views: 6011

what kind of heating pad was it? ultratherms, as i have read, are a big step above normal heating pads
it could have also been defective, like getting too hot or something.. i will change my words to very rarely!
by tlivs
Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:01 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Crabs warm enough? Pictures in post
Replies: 26
Views: 6011

UTH's were made to go on glass so no they wont break the glass. as well they dont dry out the sand any more than a heat lamp would
by tlivs
Sat Aug 28, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Limp Hermit Crab? Do not assume Death. Please read.
Replies: 24
Views: 44186

dont cover them up! they make their own special tunnels that lets them keep an air pocket with them so they can breath. we cant mimic what they do. if you want to give him a head start though, you can dig a shallow hole and stick him in. that way he can choose to continue it or he can get out with a...
by tlivs
Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:54 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Zoo Med Reptile Hood Combo or ESU Reptile Tri Light Hood?
Replies: 20
Views: 5448

nope!
i soaked it in salt water and nuked it just a little bit.. maybe about 15 seconds
then i just put it in
i spray it with fresh water every other day to re moisten it
by tlivs
Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:28 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Zoo Med Reptile Hood Combo or ESU Reptile Tri Light Hood?
Replies: 20
Views: 5448

its on the side, not under

i have a moss pit in a corner caddy that keeps the humidity up as well as misting every few days
by tlivs
Wed Aug 25, 2010 8:08 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Zoo Med Reptile Hood Combo or ESU Reptile Tri Light Hood?
Replies: 20
Views: 5448

i have a 29 gallon tank and i use one large UTH (which hardly works) and a 75W night glow bulb
my tank is always between 75-82 depending on whether its warm in the house or whether its night or day