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Correction, it's one of my E! He's taking a salt bath now [emoji4] https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181028/429a16e6ad8460581991dafa7502fcf0.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181028/397d0a6cd520f0739cf6c48d1e7a8b9b.jpg Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N910A using Tapatalk Lol, I was gonna sayyyyy....t...
- Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:55 am
- Forum: Crab Behavior
- Topic: To handle or not to handle?
- Replies: 11
- Views: 1175
One of the questions that has plagued crabbers for years, Finleyfoo. Good one. :D I generally tend to avoid handling the crabs as much as possible. If I need to arrange tank things or give a quick soak after molting, then occasionally I will, very gently, pick them up and place them down as soon as ...
- Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:47 am
- Forum: Crab Behavior
- Topic: Do Hermit Crabs Actually Sleep?
- Replies: 5
- Views: 994
Perfect! Thank you; now that I see your picture, I realize my crabs do that quite a bit. They'll prop themselves somewhere warm and chill for an hour or two.
Hilariously accurate! All 6 of mine went down at a time when I had purchased another tank and was ready to switch them. I was able to locate several that were just digging around fo fun and coming up every couple of hours, but one stayed down for about a month before surfacing!
- Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:36 am
- Forum: Crabitat Conditions
- Topic: Cleaning crabitat question
- Replies: 15
- Views: 255
How often do you normally clean the sand out? I have my tank about half and half all-purpose play sand and EcoEarth. the Substrate is about 8 or so inches deep; I don't change it unless I am switching tanks. It really doesn't get that dirty.
*Something about a crab-crazy mama that always makes me want to freak out when a crab re-emerges :lol: * Lil' girl came up about a week ago and had this crabber shouting "Hallelujah!" She'd been down for about two months, which was a little weird for her being such a small, medium-ish size. Anyway, ...
I purchased both of my heaters from Amazon, and they both work wonderfully. I don't have a specific preference for brand, but the type I use now is ZooMed. I have a 30-gallon heater and a 5-gallon heater on alternate sides of my tank. Honestly, it gets the job done very well.