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by CrabbyMommy2017
Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Treating Our Home for Fleas
Replies: 12
Views: 1403

Re: Treating Our Home for Fleas

@GotButterflies Well. Where do i start? Ok, just so you know, i am mot using diatomaceous earth in my home. Not even FOOD GRADE, as you put it. I'm sure you can understand that salt is food grade and safe for human consumption. But not if an individual consumes too much of it. I know how to apply re...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Treating Our Home for Fleas
Replies: 12
Views: 1403

Re: Treating Our Home for Fleas

I want to thank you all for your comments and suggestions. Aside from regular veterinarian exam visits, etc., we spend $112 a year on Revolution, which protects against fleas ticks and heartworms. It seems the fleas have become immune. The dog has already been to the vet and we have already started ...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Treating Our Home for Fleas
Replies: 12
Views: 1403

Treating Our Home for Fleas

Next week we will be having an exterminator come out to our home to treat for fleas. We have done our own home treatments for fleas twice now and have not been able to get rid of them. The two times that I treated for fleas myself I put up blankets over the doorways and turned off the HVAC system fo...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: New crab buried itself within hours of being placed in tank
Replies: 10
Views: 1996

Re: New crab buried itself within hours of being placed in t

Congrats on your new pets! Much like you've described, i had no idea how much care hermit crabs required when we got ours from a free craigslist ad in February this year. I was so glad to have found this message board. Everyone here has been very helpful. I can only mimic what others have already po...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: If you have a Question, raise your hand.
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

Re: If you have a Question, raise your hand.

Thanks @CrabMater I just posted the short video as well. I kept having to retake that video because my goofball husband was singing in the background the lyrics to The Offspring song Gone Away. "I reach to the sky and call out your name." I told him to stop hijacking my video, I already had a funny ...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: If you have a Question, raise your hand.
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

Re: If you have a Question, raise your hand.

Video here:
https://youtu.be/7Ff9Ql180fM

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by CrabbyMommy2017
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: If you have a Question, raise your hand.
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

If you have a Question, raise your hand.

CrabbyMommy: Yes Boop, what's your question? Boop: Where did you put the fake leaves that were here before? CrabbyMommy: I was having trouble finding you so i took out some of the cluttered decor. Nothing to worry about. You still have plenty of places to hide. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Wed Jun 14, 2017 6:21 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Pictures of my 55 gal Crabitat
Replies: 20
Views: 1518

Re: Pictures of my 55 gal Crabitat

Thanks to all for your comments and replies. I was especially excited to finally be able to show you @GotButterflies and @Hermias_mom. You, as well as others, have been so helpful and informative. At first I didn't really know what I was taking on, in adopting these crabs. They came in their little ...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Pictures of my 55 gal Crabitat
Replies: 20
Views: 1518

Re: Pictures of my 55 gal Crabitat

Awww, Thanks guys! I've put a lot of work into this and it's nice to finally show it off to someone who can appreciate how much work it was. @GotButterflies both pools are deep enough for the largest crab to fully submerge in. The saltwater pool is a lot deeper than it looks because it gradually get...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Pictures of my 55 gal Crabitat
Replies: 20
Views: 1518

Re: Pictures of my 55 gal Crabitat

Here is a YouTube link to the video I just took of our crab tank.

https://youtu.be/TFg498-bGUs

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by CrabbyMommy2017
Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Pictures of my 55 gal Crabitat
Replies: 20
Views: 1518

Re: Pictures of my 55 gal Crabitat

Thanks @emberfusion! Substrate is 5 and a half to 6 inches deep, play sand Eco Earth mixture. I've got more substrate coming soon. I have three bricks of Eco earth and a 50lb bag of play sand ready to go in. There are two crabs underground right now. I'm waiting for them to resurface so that I can m...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Pictures of my 55 gal Crabitat
Replies: 20
Views: 1518

Pictures of my 55 gal Crabitat

I've been on HCA for a few months now. Been crabbing since February 2017. I just finished an overhaul of tank decor. Wanted to share some pics. Trying to figure out how to share the video I just took too. Please bear with me. I'm using the tablet and Tap Talk here. Both of which I'm not super famili...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Isopods
Topic: Roly-Poly Bugs Love Some Cuttle Bone, Huh?
Replies: 12
Views: 2894

Re: Roly-Poly Bugs Love Some Cuttle Bone, Huh?

Ive always thought roly-poly bugs were cute, but, i must admit, they did creep me out a bit when I first put them in the tank. My husband kept getting on me telling me I was putting too many. Everytime me and the kids go out to get some we put about 10 to 50 in there each time. The crabs have since ...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Isopods
Topic: Roly-Poly Bugs Love Some Cuttle Bone, Huh?
Replies: 12
Views: 2894

Roly-Poly Bugs Love Some Cuttle Bone, Huh?

It has been a regular thing for me and my toddlers to catch roly-poly bugs out of the yard and then put them in the crab tank as an extra food source for the crabs. The crabs seem to love the roly-poly bugs. I have seen at least two (possibly three crabs, because they look alike), chowing down on th...
by CrabbyMommy2017
Fri May 26, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: Shells
Topic: Safe to draw a dot (using a Sharpie marker) on shell?
Replies: 9
Views: 2030

Re: Safe to draw a dot (using a Sharpie marker) on shell?

Thanks to all for your advice here. Im going to have to do an overhaul (ugh, again), because we have so many climbing branches there's no room for a shell shop. Ive been trying to come up with some sort of second level that looks all natural, but still has a clear bottom so light passes through. Im ...