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by purplepincher
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: crabs eating each other
Replies: 14
Views: 509

Re: crabs eating each other

i know, right? what a suprise!

sadly, he went back down 4 days ago and still hasnt come up again
by purplepincher
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: crabs eating each other
Replies: 14
Views: 509

Re: crabs eating each other

GREAT NEWS! chip came up, and he has all his limbs! right on time, too. he was molting for 3 weeks, which is his normal molt time!
the claw i found must have been from shadow, though it seemed too big... must have been an exo from another molter.

he came up the day before my birthday, so woohoo!
by purplepincher
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: crabs eating each other
Replies: 14
Views: 509

Re: crabs eating each other

no, i keep the food in all the time. in fact, before i fund the possible remains of chip, acorn ate a big ol' plate of sliced carrots.
by purplepincher
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: crabs eating each other
Replies: 14
Views: 509

Re: crabs eating each other

and also i offer them cuttlebone. they are all OVER those things. i sometimes sprinkle cuttlebone bits over thier food.
by purplepincher
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: crabs eating each other
Replies: 14
Views: 509

Re: crabs eating each other

yeah, he is still REALLY active so that is a good sign. also, i have been trying to get them a 20 gal with 7 in of eco earth/sand mix, but every time oe crab comes up, ANOTHER ONE GOES DOWN it is so frustrating, we have been planning this tank for a couple months now. they literally traded off salsa...
by purplepincher
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: crabs eating each other
Replies: 14
Views: 509

crabs eating each other

hi. i have been on this forum for a while now, so i am confident that i have the conditions right in my crabitat. I have had my hermies for over a year now. my substrate is 5 inches deep, but i noticed my largest crab digging a lot after his molt. my smallest crab has just gone down for a molt. late...
by purplepincher
Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: how long?
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: how long?

thanks curlysister. Also, i see you got moderator while I was gone. CONGRADULATIONS! you have contributed a lot to this forum since i first joined!

also, I am upgrading to a 20 gal tall as soon as acorn gets up, with 7 inches of sand/eco earth mix. I will also get a new heat mat.
by purplepincher
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: Long Wait
Replies: 41
Views: 4763

Re: Long Wait

AwesomeHermit wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:17 pm
I have not heard my E scratching the glass at the bottom either. Really nervous
wait, they scratch at the glass? How loud is it, I may have heard that.
by purplepincher
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: My crab keeps digging up a molter.
Replies: 14
Views: 383

Re: My crab keeps digging up a molter.

goodgoodgoodgoodgood

undyed coral works good for calcium, as does cuttlebone.
both are cheap and can be found at most pet stores. also, make sure to have at least 2 hides

good luck!
by purplepincher
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: how long?
Replies: 2
Views: 310

how long?

my medium sized crab, acorn, has been under for a month now. starting to worry a bit, since my hermies arnt the most reliable molters (rip shadow, mango, salty, and salsa.) yeah, I have had a LOT of molters die underround, wheather from being eaten or having their tunnels collapse FOR NO APPERENT RE...
by purplepincher
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Food
Topic: Plants
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Plants

i would stay clear for now. maybe plastic plants?
by purplepincher
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Warning: graphic photo attached
Replies: 9
Views: 560

Re: Warning: graphic photo attached

no
by purplepincher
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Warning: graphic photo attached
Replies: 9
Views: 560

Re: Warning: graphic photo attached

plllppppppppppppppppppppppppplllllllll im so sad
by purplepincher
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Have you heard a crab chirp like this before?
Replies: 5
Views: 195

Re: Have you heard a crab chirp like this before?

mine shake when they chirp