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by Pringles
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Food
Topic: Ramshorn snails
Replies: 1
Views: 168

Ramshorn snails

Hi i was wondering if anyone has fed freshwater ramshorn snails to their hermit crabs with no ill effects?
Or anyone has any insight of whether it will be ok feeding them this as a protein meal.
by Pringles
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: New crab owner substrate question: adding salt instead of saltwater?
Replies: 10
Views: 387

Re: New crab owner substrate question: adding salt instead of saltwater?

If your substrate is at sandcastle consistency already - you really shouldn't ever have to remoisten it :) Lid should be covered - I personally prefer glass as it helps keep the moisture in - although UVB doesn't go through glass - and straws need UVB (Please make sure you provide this for them). I...
by Pringles
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: New crab owner substrate question: adding salt instead of saltwater?
Replies: 10
Views: 387

Re: New crab owner substrate question: adding salt instead of saltwater?

GotButterflies wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:30 pm
If you need to dry it out, you could also put a fan on into the tank (as long as no crabs are in it)
Thank you for the info :) . Crabs arrived before it could dry out so i have left it. Will moisten it with saltwater solution as suggested when it starts to dry.
by Pringles
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: New crab owner substrate question: adding salt instead of saltwater?
Replies: 10
Views: 387

Re: New crab owner substrate question: adding salt instead of saltwater?

Ok thank you so much for replying will do that then.
by Pringles
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: New crab owner substrate question: adding salt instead of saltwater?
Replies: 10
Views: 387

Re: New crab owner substrate question with adding saltwater to it

Just want to add im getting the tank ready for 3 strawberries
by Pringles
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: New crab owner substrate question: adding salt instead of saltwater?
Replies: 10
Views: 387

New crab owner substrate question: adding salt instead of saltwater?

Hi. Have followed using fine sand and fine coconut fibre substrate. The coconut fibre came abit damp but it has been washed and cleaned (made for reptiles so its safe we get it freshly grounded here). So after mixing it with sand the substrate has already become sand castle consistency. I read that ...