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by crabby1
Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Water
Topic: distilled water?
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Re: distilled water?

Thanks I kinda have stopped stressing sooo,sooo much as I first did when I just started learning about them, when my son first brought home our first in June 2015. I do though still follow what everyone around me considers spoiling them.
by crabby1
Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:44 am
Forum: Water
Topic: distilled water?
Replies: 3
Views: 361

distilled water?

Is it necessary for me to eventually or immediately switch to using distilled water when mixing up my salt water? I've heard that the instant ocean has a few minerals that are already in our tap water ,so this could become harmful to the crabs after a time ( this is what my normal routine I measure ...
by crabby1
Sat Feb 13, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Escaped Hermit Info. Gathered from other Posts.
Replies: 63
Views: 56009

my new teeny tint crab. ive been praying for

Maybe I should of continued the story where I started but of course that would make too much sense. Well I am moving literary next door so I didn't throw in too much substrate considering I couldn't carry a lot and wouldn't want to remove and sand or EE. So I bought four very,very tiny hermit crabs ...
by crabby1
Wed Feb 10, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Molting
Topic: possible molting
Replies: 1
Views: 130

Re: possible molting

Sorry it was so long I have another topic but it belongs in a different topic any suggestions and or advice would be very much appreciated, thanks for your time
by crabby1
Wed Feb 10, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Molting
Topic: possible molting
Replies: 1
Views: 130

possible molting

WOW, where do I start? Ok I have a 40-50 gallon. With my original six, bout went into a pet store and found a tank with tons of tiny pp just crawling on top of each other and no lid or screen or substrate, anyone could poke at them or anything. I just felt so bad, I got 4 they were so small I didn't...
by crabby1
Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:43 am
Forum: Molting
Topic: I Hope My Nose is Wrong But...
Replies: 30
Views: 1685

Re: I Hope My Nose is Wrong But...

How's it going any news on Felix? How big is Felix?
by crabby1
Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Winter digging?
Replies: 5
Views: 409

Re: Winter digging?

I was just going to ask the same question all my crabs are buried, except my biggest Papa, who was trying to I believe make a cave to molt in. He and Red are my largest ,Red did come up from her fist molt in my last 20g. It is scary and frustrating because temp Ana humidity are fine , is it possible...
by crabby1
Sat Jan 30, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: I Hope My Nose is Wrong But...
Replies: 30
Views: 1685

Re: I Hope it My Nose is Wrong But...

Sorry, that last post wasn't an emergency. My teeny crab in the two liter isn't giving off a bad smell, I spray around her every night and most inside the bottle a liter. Hoe long van a crab go on molting without a shell? I guess only time will tell the other teenies I got the same day except for on...
by crabby1
Sat Jan 30, 2016 1:43 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: I Hope My Nose is Wrong But...
Replies: 30
Views: 1685

Re: I Hope My Nose is Wrong But...

Yes, they love to freak us out. It's probably a long forgotten piece of food. Felix will be back up before you know it, I'm sure of it! They are like real strong and hardy in some ways ( of course those are the ways we think that they are not) and not so tough In other ways. I just can't get over ho...
by crabby1
Sun Jan 24, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: limp, lifeless,new teeny crab
Replies: 13
Views: 702

Re: limp, lifeless,new teeny crab

I have been very busy and even more so today, but I will find the place where I red that e's drop there shells when they molt , because bad information is worse than no information. On the two liter crab in ISO things are not looking as good as I had hoped. I took the 2liter lid off after I found on...
by crabby1
Sun Jan 24, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Molting
Topic: I Hope My Nose is Wrong But...
Replies: 30
Views: 1685

Re: I Hope My Nose is Wrong But...

I knew it. Felix will be up soon too, I'm sure of it my family and I especially me have been reading lots of your posts b4 I even joined HCA. They do love to scare us, amazing little,sometimes big creatures they are. One of my favorite things about are crabbies is they are very smart. The thing I di...
by crabby1
Fri Jan 22, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: limp, lifeless,new teeny crab
Replies: 13
Views: 702

Re: limp, lifeless,new teeny crab

Still surrounded by the two liter his shell has since been turned right side like & I posted earlier I have a extra shell and a egg shell filled first with dechloronated safe water. Then I added some organic honey. I spray water every other day . He was therewith his two rubber claws. Oh yeah and th...
by crabby1
Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: 4 new teeny crabby babies
Replies: 5
Views: 136

Re: 4 new teeny crabby babies

Everything is fine except for the amount of substrate II have no idea how to pull off carrying a 50 gallon tank,just across the street to my new apartment in the weather we are having here in western Pennsylvania, it's currently now 8degrees Fahrenheit. I'm not sure where I should of posted this or ...
by crabby1
Wed Jan 20, 2016 7:10 am
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: exo terra jungle vine
Replies: 4
Views: 804

Re: exo terra jungle vine

Ok, thanks I have opted not to put it in even though I started to get the crumbly part off of part of it. I wouldn't want them to eat that! I just will have to find other things. Thanks
by crabby1
Wed Jan 20, 2016 7:07 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: scared crabs
Replies: 3
Views: 360

Re: scared crabs

Sometimes when I'm reading certain posts I forget that they are wild animals. I don't handle them @all anymore and I especially don't let the kids. I only check daily on where they are and who went down and so forth. I also agree they are a good seen and not touched kind of pet. I have mixed feeling...