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by aussieJJDude
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: 8' x 4' custom enclosure ideas
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: 8' x 4' custom enclosure ideas

I think this sounds like an awesome. Id love to see setups pics of the current reptile enclosure, it sounds amazing. Id think the crabs would like the new digs.

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by aussieJJDude
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Tank topper
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: Tank topper

Here is my old 20 gallon with a 2.5 gallon topper https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201015/1361f0919888f2b8be88b5b6e98ac068.jpg The tank wasn’t very big and it’s kind of hard to see in the photo but all I did was line it up and use duct tape to hold it together and Velcro is also another good opti...
by aussieJJDude
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: Food
Topic: Shells from the beach
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: Shells from the beach

I would think there wouldn't be a problem with that. I would clean them first though, in boiling fresh or marine salt water. 5 minutes would probably do it. [emoji4] Sent from my Moto G (5) Plus using Tapatalk Agree. A rolling boil will ensure that no microbes will transfer to the tank and potentia...
by aussieJJDude
Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: New Crab Owner
Replies: 13
Views: 272

Re: New Crab Owner

I can say that the hermie in the picture isn't a land hermit crab, and is a marine species. They do best is marine aquariums set up for marine fish type of thing. :)



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by aussieJJDude
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: My hermit isn’t right
Replies: 13
Views: 446

Re: My hermit isn’t right

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201007/9ef02881025aa9f06947ff664821e3b1.jpg Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk 72F is unlikely to lead to a crab overheating. I think that the crab may of had an underlying issue, and need to re-read the answers to the emergency template... usually issues from my ex...
by aussieJJDude
Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: 90 gallon set up
Replies: 7
Views: 281

Re: 90 gallon set up

I love the cholla highway you have in there. It looks amazing.

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by aussieJJDude
Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Has anyone seen their hermit crabs catch (wingless) fruit flies?
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Re: Has anyone seen their hermit crabs catch (wingless) fruit flies?

I dpubt they'll catch them and eat them while living, but they may be fair game dead - like little protein pockets/seeds.

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by aussieJJDude
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Molting Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 212

Re: Molting Questions

surface molting can be dangerous, I think there is some info about it on the molting care sheet. leave the exo in with her so she can eat it. the concern now is if her new exo isn't fully hardened that puts her at risk of being attacked by other crabs. if you have other crabs, do you have a way to ...
by aussieJJDude
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Should I introduce my old crab to a new one?
Replies: 11
Views: 564

Re: Should I introduce my old crab to a new one?

Ive had antennae wars even with crabs thats developed a hierarchy. Its common for crabs to have these disputes and usually its settled in a couple of seconds. The only time I'd worry is if one crab starts going after another crab, lile pinching and often the scuffle is accompanied by chirping. I thi...
by aussieJJDude
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: I got started on my HC tattoo
Replies: 21
Views: 973

Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

GotButterflies wrote:Ha! True Aussie! I'd have a kink in my neck looking at the back of my calf though! ;)

Can't wait to see Xeno's!
No pain, no gain ;)
But yeah, ditto that if Xeno is willing to show!

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by aussieJJDude
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Our Other Pets
Topic: Raising Tadpoles
Replies: 7
Views: 430

Re: Raising Tadpoles

No shame in working fast food. It's great work experience, and you learn valuable skills for working with the public, handling money, problems solving, and time management. Agreed. Current retail worker of 6 years, it's demanding but I've learnt valuable skills and lessons through work that I think...
by aussieJJDude
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Affordable Humidifier!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 237

Re: Affordable Humidifier!!!

Even foggers for reptiles can still flood, and fogger shpuld be used with caution IMO.

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by aussieJJDude
Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: I got started on my HC tattoo
Replies: 21
Views: 973

Re: I got started on my HC tattoo

That looks so rad!! It does have Gary's eyes!!! Gosh, that must be really hard to have something like that on the back of your calf - It would drive me nuts not being able to look at it!! I can't wait to see the finished product!!! Mirrors. The answer to your problem is mirrors. ;) Sent from my SM-...
by aussieJJDude
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Java moss
Replies: 4
Views: 243

Re: Java moss

Java moss requires moist/aquatic conditions in order to thrive. So best placed in the freshwater pool. The metal backing is stainless steel mesh, and will not corrode in the crabs environment and is safe to add. If you want moss outside the bowl, you'll need to source moss that grow terrestrially. S...
by aussieJJDude
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Water
Topic: Tank cycling?
Replies: 3
Views: 678

Re: Tank cycling?

Both above have had great success with cycled pools, employing slightly different methods in order to do so. Motor hit the nail on tje head regarding cycled, except ammonia is converted into nitirite and then into the final form nitrate. (Nitrate is removed through algae/plants, waterchanges or anae...