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by EPAS
Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: How to get rid of excess water in substrate?
Replies: 4
Views: 739

Re: How to get rid of excess water in substrate?

Just A Suggestion: I put an egg crate frame on the bottom of mine and zip tied screen andplastic needlepoint canvas over the top. My brother cut a hole at one corner of the egg crate frame and placed a small piece of PVC pipe inside the frame. The pipe has a 1/2 hole at the bottom so that the water ...
by EPAS
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Couple of questions about my crabitat
Replies: 8
Views: 500

Re: Couple of questions about my crabitat

Here's what I read about setting up a crabitat. You are using incorrect sand. You need to use play sand and eco earth mixed to a 5:1 ratio. 5 parts play sand to 1 part eco earth. Mix the sand and eco earth with declorinated saltwater (Prime and Instant Ocean). To assist with the poop and hidden food...
by EPAS
Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Tiny naked crab
Replies: 8
Views: 1708

Re: Tiny naked crab

So sorry for your loss.
by EPAS
Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My 215G Custom
Replies: 9
Views: 853

Re: My 215G Custom

Love this and the crabs look like they love it also.
I need to find a creative bone in my body(don't have ona).
by EPAS
Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Tiny naked crab
Replies: 8
Views: 1708

Re: Tiny naked crab

I don't have any answers, but I read some posts that might help.
Check the inside of the she'll for anything that might irritate him. Rinse the she'll and crab in saltwater and try to resell him.
by EPAS
Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Hamster Wheel
Replies: 10
Views: 1519

Re: Hamster Wheel

daws 409, What is the companies exchange/refund policy? You might call the company and explain that you need to exchange cause of the size. You also can explain that you wanted to use it for your crabs. The company might be kind enough to exchange the wheel for a smaller size cause you just gave the...
by EPAS
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Smells
Replies: 7
Views: 392

Re: Smells

I use it to clean the bathroom and on the floors.
by EPAS
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Smells
Replies: 7
Views: 392

Smells

I hope that this is posted in the correct forum. I would like to know if the smell of peppermint will harm crabs. I have an lease inspection and I clean my apartment with Dr. Bonner's peppermint soap( just for inspection). I use 2 oz of soap to 4 gallons of water ( clean smelling apartment for inspe...
by EPAS
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Building My Crabitat
Replies: 56
Views: 6015

Re: Building My Crabitat

Check out the thrift stores especially the Humane society thrift store. You find a lot of fish stuff there.
by EPAS
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Building My Crabitat
Replies: 56
Views: 6015

Re: Building My Crabitat

Wonderful tat build !!! The tat looks awesome. You're very creative.
What did you use to cover the plastic on the bottom of the tat? It looks interesting.
:banana: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :clap:
by EPAS
Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Treating Our Home for Fleas
Replies: 12
Views: 1308

Re: Treating Our Home for Fleas

I'm very sorry about your flea problem. I hope that you can protect everyone and everything from the chemicals used to kill the fleas. I use Avon's Skin So Soft bath oil mixed as follows: 1 part Skin So Soft to 5 parts warm water in a spray bottle and spray my dog. It helps with the coat and I have ...
by EPAS
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Building My Crabitat
Replies: 56
Views: 6015

Re: Building My Crabitat

You're doing a great job with the tat.
What about eggcrate or plastic needlepoint canvas over the plastic. You can cover the eggcrate with some kind of screen. Check out your local hardware store. They might give you some suggestions.
by EPAS
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Building My Crabitat
Replies: 56
Views: 6015

Re: Building My Crabitat

What a creative person you are and now I'm thinking about homemade crabitat. I can't wait to see the finished tat.
Keep up the good work.
by EPAS
Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: He likes to monch on grapes
Replies: 7
Views: 766

Re: He likes to monch on grapes

Love this cutie. Special treats for the lone crab.
What size is he?
by EPAS
Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Our Other Pets
Topic: Bringing home the newest member of the family...
Replies: 27
Views: 333

Re: Bringing home the newest member of the family...

I live in Tucson, Arizona and I would suggest you looking up Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum for more information.
Glad that beautiful snake is living at your house.
:banana: