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by CrabsRock7
Wed May 15, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: I can't understand what is wrong scared and hideing
Replies: 4
Views: 189

Re: I can't understand what is wrong scared and hideing

Thank you! I set up a 10 gallon tank, I was thinking of putting my 2 crabs that are not buried in there so I can see if the others do come out. I thought the heat might be an issue, I have 2 heaters on the back glass about 2" from top of substraight , maybe I need a different heat source? Can you su...
by CrabsRock7
Tue May 14, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: I can't understand what is wrong scared and hideing
Replies: 4
Views: 189

I can't understand what is wrong scared and hideing

I have a 55 gallon tank with at least 6" of coconut husk sub straight in all areas, the humidity stays at about 75% and the heat is about 72f. I started with 7 purple pinchers I got on 1/12/19, 3 large, 1 medium,3 smalls. 1 large and 3 smalls went down under the first night, I have never seen the 1 ...
by CrabsRock7
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Molting
Topic: What is happening? Molting trend
Replies: 6
Views: 294

Re: What is happening? Molting trend

Thank you all.. I know that I have done my reasurch and done my best... the shells are absolutely empty but I don’t smell the fish smell..., it will be what it will be
by CrabsRock7
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: What is happening? Molting trend
Replies: 6
Views: 294

Re: What is happening? Molting trend

Thank you , I have checked all the empty shells and they are not occupied and none are missing.... I feel so unsure ... thanks for your input
by CrabsRock7
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: What is happening? Molting trend
Replies: 6
Views: 294

What is happening? Molting trend

Hi All, I am a new crab mom, I have a 55 gallon tank that I house 7 crabs in. I have 3 small, 1 medium and 3 jumbos. 4 of the 7 went down under the night I got them on January 12,2019. 1 Jumbo went down and I have not seen him since. This is the thing, the Jumbo went down and after 3 months his shel...
by CrabsRock7
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: Molting stress!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 288

Re: Molting stress!!!

I use Instant Ocean Marine sea salt and Poland spring water. I give them fresh food, in a variety every day. The sub straight is 8” deal and I did have 2 under the tank heating mats, but when I read here they are no good I removed them and put on the back of the tank glass. I have right now 1 small ...
by CrabsRock7
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: Molting stress!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 288

Re: Molting stress!!!

Thank you so much, I have provided them with sea salt and fresh water and a variety of foods, just hope they are ok..
by CrabsRock7
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: Molting stress!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 288

Re: Molting stress!!!

How do I tell if it was an exoskeleton? the things I found were the shells with no soft body parts inside
by CrabsRock7
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: Molting stress!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 288

Re: Molting stress!!!

That was 53 days not 5”
by CrabsRock7
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: Molting stress!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 288

Molting stress!!!

I am a new Crab mom of 2 months, I did my homework before getting my hermits , set up the tank and adopted 7 crabs in a 55 gal tank, 3 smalls 1 medium and 3 jumbo’s. I got them 01/12/19. That night 4 of them ( 3 small and 1 jumbo) buried themselves .kniwign not to disrupt them I let them be... 19 da...
by CrabsRock7
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Can humidity be too high?
Replies: 10
Views: 336

Re: Can humidity be too high?

Thank you so much for the help! I have been getting white mold and I scoop it up off the echo earth every time I see it.
by CrabsRock7
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Can humidity be too high?
Replies: 10
Views: 336

Can humidity be too high?

I am a first time Hermit crab mom, I have a 55 gal. tank with 2 heater mats under each side of the tank with the center being a "cool" area for the crabs to regulate their body temperature. I Use Eco Earth that is about 7 inches deep and gradually slopes down to about 4 inches at the other end of th...