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I rarely ever pick up any of my crabs, and if I do it’s only for a couple minutes but they are still inside the tank when I do this. I really don’t have any a good reason to handle them, they are best when left alone to do their own thing.
- Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:25 am
- Forum: Crab Behavior
- Topic: Almond Butter Covered Crab
- Replies: 9
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Never release any wild animal into the wild, because it is typically not where they came from in the first place, and you run the risk of introducing a species that should not live there, or it may quickly die due to the incorrect resources of that area. There are laws for releasing animals into the...
- Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:07 am
- Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
- Topic: Different species help?
- Replies: 7
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As I have said just recently in the chat, exotic crabs should have at least one other species buddy, and they don't appreciate being crowded over with any other species of crabs, meaning that you shouldn't put a max amount of crabs that your tank could handle, they need enough room to dig for proper...
You say calcium blocks, as in the vacation time release supplement? I do not recommend these, you can use cuttlebone instead. Beneficial items that offer calcium are cuttlebone, dry coral, egg shells, sea urchins, and crushed shells.
Yes, they love meats, especially seafood! I give my crabs raw shrimp occasionally, the E's are always a big fan of it. I personally don't recommend feeding feeder crickets to them if that's what you mean, you can always get dehydrated crickets as long as the ingredients don't have any unsafe additiv...