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by Motörcrab
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who Doesn't Like Baby Pictures?
Replies: 7
Views: 382

Re: Who Doesn't Like Baby Pictures?

It's been a while since we posted some updated baby pictures. So far we only have one issue with them. We just don't see them. They come out late at night and as soon as they see us they hide. The are great at vanishing instantly. You literally blink and they are gone! With talking with Mary she is ...
by Motörcrab
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: HELP! Introducing 3 adopted crabs to my 1 crab?
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Re: HELP! Introducing 3 adopted crabs to my 1 crab?

We have introduced a few crabs at a time. We always dip our new arrival in the the dechlorinated freshwater before adding them to the colony. Dipping them is supposed to make them smell like the current crabs. Perhaps you can also dip your current crab at the same time too. Like you said if you have...
by Motörcrab
Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: 4 Hermies Looking for a Forever Home in Central PA
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: 4 Hermies Looking for a Forever Home in Central PA

I really wish we could adopt these guys. You already spoke to my wife about them. Even in the same town! Unfortunately we are at capacity and can't take any more on at this time. I can't think of any members nearby. I believe maybe Harrisburg/Hershey area would be the next closest. LeeHasCrabs was i...
by Motörcrab
Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: What Size Crabitats Does Everyone Have?
Replies: 4
Views: 69

What Size Crabitats Does Everyone Have?

Xeno and I have a plan we are working on. I don't want to go into too much detail yet. We need some simple help from everyone. I'd like to know what size tank/s everyone has. Im trying to figure out what sizes are the most common. I don't need dimensions unless it is a custom build. Just basic info....
by Motörcrab
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Party crabs
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: Party crabs

My two large purples always seem to use the buddy system. They always seem to go down about a week apart. The first one came us about two weeks ago so the other should appear soon.
by Motörcrab
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Hermit Crab Ornament
Replies: 7
Views: 180

Re: Hermit Crab Ornament

We hit the mother load of crab ornaments on Saturday! There is this Christmas store near us that has like 80,000 ornaments. They have everything! https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191118/3f6c84335e17530ae5333d111992043c.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191118/2eb67a48ea4a76f0d6cde2630aa3de27....
by Motörcrab
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory
Replies: 12
Views: 369

Re: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory

Thanks The pictures in the first post were taken with a Pixel 2. The second pics were taken with a Pixel 3. They take amazing photos! So.....two days after posting this we received a message about adopting 4 more crabs! They are even in the same town too! Unfortunately we can't take them. We did let...
by Motörcrab
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory
Replies: 12
Views: 369

Re: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory

Here are a few more pictures of these two. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191115/0e657b3d96aa42437a61d82d90fd6b4a.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191115/a519283bd77432426cac86d2dc3d1117.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191115/aa41d8e4588db0ad5ac9340840453a56.jpg Sent from my Pixel 2...
by Motörcrab
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory
Replies: 12
Views: 369

Re: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory

Thanks, they are definitely buddies. They are almost always together and everyone is getting along. We do the cafeteria system for our tanks. Clean all the dishes and dry them at once. Then we lay all the dishes out, protein, plants/fruits, calcium, poops. Then add the same foods to each. It goes pr...
by Motörcrab
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory
Replies: 12
Views: 369

Re: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory

I know! We are getting to the point asking ourselves, Do we really need the TV, another tank can fit there! We scored two 75's a few weeks ago. We are looking at retiring the 30 gallon and moving some in the 55 over to that. I saw somewhere where somebody took three of the same size tanks and made o...
by Motörcrab
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory
Replies: 12
Views: 369

Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory

Xeno and I finally realized we can't even joke about rescuing or adopting crabs anymore. Ok on with the back story to this. We find it rather amusing. Rewind to last summer or maybe the summer before.. We we're at a pet store and struck up a conversation with a lady and her husband about crabs. Xeno...
by Motörcrab
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Smallest ultratherm
Replies: 10
Views: 183

Re: Smallest ultratherm

Bean Farm has a 6x17. With only having 4" to heat I'm wondering if the 6x17 could be too much for such a small area. Especially considering warm air rises. Sorry if I made it more complicated. Just thinking out loud on here. https://beanfarm.com/collections/heating/products/ultratherm-heat-pads-6-x-...
by Motörcrab
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Recommendations from other groups?
Replies: 12
Views: 324

Re: Recommendations from other groups?

I am a member here, obviously. I also joined CSJ, and LHCOS on Facebook. I believe there is a right and wrong way to care for hermit crabs. I also believe there is more than one correct way to properly care for them too. As long as end result is a properly set up crabitat I don't think it matters ho...
by Motörcrab
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: 3 crabs need a good home
Replies: 22
Views: 973

Re: 3 crabs need a good home

Aaah. I didn't catch that until now. Can you post a picture or two of your tank. We may be able to help you tweak things.
by Motörcrab
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: 3 crabs need a good home
Replies: 22
Views: 973

Re: 3 crabs need a good home

What do you have for both sides of your substrate? The one side is sand but I can't really tell what the left side is. Usually with a crabitat the entire bottom is filled to at least 6" of sand, Eco Earth or combination. With the 6" of substrate mixed to sandcastle consistency it's usually enough to...