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by Nefertari
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Hermit crab sitting in same position for days??
Replies: 24
Views: 1057

Re: Hermit crab sitting in same position for days??

I have also bought things from Gotbutterflies etsy store as well as Hermies Kitchen. They are both great!
My crabs love the Mason jar meals from Hermies Kitchen.

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by Nefertari
Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Struggling to keep crab warm!
Replies: 9
Views: 857

Re: Struggling to keep crab warm!

Something you can do in the future if you can't seem to keep the temp up is insulate your tank. If you have any leftover cardboard boxes or styrofoam you can tape aluminum foil to one side, then tape that (with the foil facing inwards) to the walls of your tank that do not have a zoomed heater attac...
by Nefertari
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Shells
Replies: 1
Views: 314

Re: Shells

Sometimes if I take the shells out of my crabitat and boil them in treated salt water and then put them back in, my crabs become way more interested in them. Maybe give that a try?

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by Nefertari
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Black bushy hair
Replies: 7
Views: 130

Re: Black bushy hair

Thank you for the info! His buddies that we adopted at the same time as him have all gone down for their molts, so I suspect he will go down soon as well. They were purchased at the beach by a well meaning family but they had no idea how to properly care for them. So I think things have been rough f...
by Nefertari
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Black bushy hair
Replies: 7
Views: 130

Re: Black bushy hair

It's on both front joints but no where else. It looks very symmetrical when you see him walking from the front so I dont think it is something stuck in there.

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by Nefertari
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Black bushy hair
Replies: 7
Views: 130

Black bushy hair

I recently adopted some new crabs from some neighbors and just noticed the bushy black hair on this crabs claws. They are only located on the joint of his claws. I've never noticed this on any of my other crabs before. Is this normal? It honestly looks like a fake beard! Also sorry the picture isn't...