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by Isastfu
Thu May 17, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Questions On Larvae Tank
Replies: 54
Views: 14281

Re: Questions On Larvae Tank

Ahhhh I'm really hoping everything goes well. They're so cute!!


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by Isastfu
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Molting
Topic: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?
Replies: 25
Views: 5333

Re: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?

Thanks guys, appreciate it.


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by Isastfu
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?
Replies: 25
Views: 5333

Re: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?

So a week after I made this post herm started to molt again so I left him alone and checked on him today and he didn't make it. Herm is very much dead.


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by Isastfu
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?
Replies: 25
Views: 5333

Re: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?

I noticed you said you don't measure the marine salt. It is very important to make sure you are mixing it to the proper ratio because too much salt in the water can be harmful to them and even give them a chemical burn. When the water and salt is mixed correctly the specific gravity and salinity ar...
by Isastfu
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Molting
Topic: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?
Replies: 25
Views: 5333

Re: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?

If the substrate is the correct depth and consistency, he will use it! As for shells, I have ordered from Naples Shells in the past, I found them quite reasonable. My Sonny is large, and shells are the biggest expense! LOL. His substrate is fineee he's just too finicky smh . I will definitely be gi...
by Isastfu
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?
Replies: 25
Views: 5333

Re: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?

Most PPs don't dig much, but they need that deep substrate when it comes time to molt so they can do as nature intends and do so underground. For a 10 gallon, it should be half-filled to give them at least 6 inches, and with his size he could use it. That would be probably 5 blocks of EE (I don't u...
by Isastfu
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Molting
Topic: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?
Replies: 25
Views: 5333

Re: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?

Since the molt process is usually done underground we don't really get a chance to see what all they do down there. Even for larger crabs, it's a few weeks of waiting, a day to shed, a week to eat that shed, and then a few more weeks of waiting. If they molt on the surface, all those weeks of waiti...
by Isastfu
Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?
Replies: 25
Views: 5333

Can hermit crabs walk mid molt?

So I took in a PP that belonged to a friend thst was kept in hideous conditions(tiny metal cage thing with no substrate).I named him Herm and he's a sweetheart. Herm started molting and about a week later he started moving around????He shed his exoskeleton and ate some of it but I didn't think the w...
by Isastfu
Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: POWER OUTAGE!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1732

Re: POWER OUTAGE!!!!

Yeah there was also a mini blizzard here too and I haven't had power since yesterday. I boiled water with some water conditioner and put the water in two plastic soup tubs. One with an open lid and one with a closed lid closer to where my crab is hiding so that he stays warm. I also wrapped a fleece...