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by FinalxFantasy
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Using sink water with BRITA water filter?
Replies: 16
Views: 331

Re: Using sink water with BRITA water filter?

If you ask the fish store, I'm sure they have some type of water dechlorinator, even if it isn't Prime. I can't imagine they sell fish and not a dechlorinator to go with them. What have you been using all this time? I buy the 500ml bottle of Prime because I have a 40 gal aquarium too, and it usuall...
by FinalxFantasy
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Using sink water with BRITA water filter?
Replies: 16
Views: 331

Re: Using sink water with BRITA water filter?

I’m curious if there’s a reason you’re resistant to buying a dechlorinator/water treatment product? Some concern we can help address? Buying a bottle of Prime will cost you a fraction of what pre-treated water from a fish store will cost, so i’m honestly not trying to challenge you, just trying to ...
by FinalxFantasy
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF
Replies: 37
Views: 725

Re: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF

Have you been able to check the temp/humidity, correct those if necessary, and correct the other issues with your set-up? I’m still working on a bigger tank and something for humidity besides just spraying the tank with water, which doesn’t seem to give them moisture for very long. I don’t have tim...
by FinalxFantasy
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Using sink water with BRITA water filter?
Replies: 16
Views: 331

Re: Using sink water with BRITA water filter?

aussieJJDude wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:03 am
No, not always. To put it bluntly, there's different types of purified water and they each have different methodologies that in effect, remove different stuff.
What if I just get freshwater from the fish store?
by FinalxFantasy
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Why does my Halloween crab keep eating the other ones food?
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Why does my Halloween crab keep eating the other ones food?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/184029979@N06/48906669938/in/dateposted-public/ I give the crab on the bottom food in this shell since she’s not in good condition and I worry about her not being able to go to the food bowl. The male was eating her food so I gave him his own shell and put it in front o...
by FinalxFantasy
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Our Other Pets
Topic: What's harmful to giant African millipedes?
Replies: 14
Views: 545

Re: What's harmful to giant African millipedes?

I ended up getting small desert millipedes that get 8 inches long, and also an ivory millipede that is tame now and doesn't make itself smell weird when it's picked up. I still really want a giant african and wish there was a website that ships them to the US. I don't care if it's illegal. It's not ...
by FinalxFantasy
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Getting a reptile humidifier for crabs?
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Getting a reptile humidifier for crabs?

No, a humidity gauge is not going to tell you how much water has settled into the substrate. The air in the tank can be relatively dry, while there can still be standing water at the very bottom which will drown molters and grow harmful bacteria. The droplets will always sink to the lowest point an...
by FinalxFantasy
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF
Replies: 37
Views: 725

Re: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF

My crab has been acting more alive for the past few days but I had to take out the third leg she's lost today. I don't understand why she's still losing legs
by FinalxFantasy
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Using sink water with BRITA water filter?
Replies: 16
Views: 331

Re: Using sink water with BRITA water filter?

Does any purified water work as long as it's labeled "purified"?
by FinalxFantasy
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF
Replies: 37
Views: 725

Re: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF

If you’re also able to get out to a conventional store (or if your local health food store is a large one set out like a conventional store) with a butchery/meat/seafood counter, you can always try to ask someone there if they would be willing/able to give/sell you some offcuts to feed your crabs. ...
by FinalxFantasy
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF
Replies: 37
Views: 725

Re: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF

I do sympathize with finalxfantasy he was GIVEN these crabs without substantial care for them. He didn't ask for them. I feel sorry that now he has to deal with the repercussions and the guilt. He will undoubtedly take better care of them in his adult life, just like most of us did with hermit crab...
by FinalxFantasy
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Using sink water with BRITA water filter?
Replies: 16
Views: 331

Using sink water with BRITA water filter?

I searched on google and I can't get enough information about this water filter. Is this water good for the crabs? My parents say it filters out every chemical and purifies it 100%.
by FinalxFantasy
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF
Replies: 37
Views: 725

Re: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF

I can try that. I'm going to try to go to a health food store tomorrow to get things
by FinalxFantasy
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF
Replies: 37
Views: 725

Re: MY HALLOWEEN CRAB IS BUBBLING AND HER LEG FELL OFF

I am not sure I understand - if your sister is slacking on her chores, can you not take up the slack and do her chores and earn her share of the money too? There are many other ways a 16 year old can earn money, too. Mowing lawns, shovelling driveways, baby sitting. You can walk or ride a bike to a...