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by Cal
Sat Mar 20, 2021 10:35 am
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: 3 PPs in need of a home in the Tampa Area, FL
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: 3 PPs in need of a home in the Tampa Area, FL

westfloridabb wrote:Hello - Where are you located in Central Florida?
I’m so sorry about that, I totally forgot to take the post down! They have now been adopted, but thank you so much for replying!!


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by Cal
Thu Mar 11, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: 3 PPs in need of a home in the Tampa Area, FL
Replies: 2
Views: 272

3 PPs in need of a home in the Tampa Area, FL

Tampa Area, Florida Hi everyone. I just realized today that my hermit crabs have grain/food mites in their tank again. I have cleaned their tank of mites about every year or 6 months for years at this point, but have gotten a new tank since the last time and am no longer able to clean it fully becau...
by Cal
Sun Oct 04, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Cinnamon brooms?
Replies: 2
Views: 300

Re: Cinnamon brooms?

We don’t really know how hermit crabs are affected by cinnamon. Whether or not it’s safe to eat is still an active debate. I personally doubt it’d be harmful, but if you do hang it in your room I’d monitor the crabs for the first few days for changes in behavior to make sure it’s not irritating the...
by Cal
Sun Oct 04, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Cinnamon brooms?
Replies: 2
Views: 300

Cinnamon brooms?

My dad recently got a couple of those little cinnamon brooms (they might be called cinnamon whisks?) and I’m wondering if I can put one in my room where the crabs are. I know the general rule of thumb is to avoid fragrances of any kind since they usually aren’t good for the crabs, but I thought I mi...
by Cal
Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Bugs!
Topic: How to get rid of fruit flies
Replies: 4
Views: 627

Re: How to get rid of fruit flies

curlysister wrote:Yes, I would take fresh fruits out of the tank, and crack a little corner open if you can do so and keep your humidity up.
Okay, thank you so much!


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by Cal
Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Bugs!
Topic: How to get rid of fruit flies
Replies: 4
Views: 627

Re: How to get rid of fruit flies

I often get fruit flies in my kitchen in summer. I take a one or two cup jar, fill it about a third of the way with cider vinegar, and add a drop of dish soap. Then put saran wrap over the top, and poke a couple of small holes in it so the flies can get it. I would place it outside the tank, but cl...
by Cal
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Bugs!
Topic: How to get rid of fruit flies
Replies: 4
Views: 627

How to get rid of fruit flies

Hi again! I made a post trying to ID some bugs in the crabitat earlier today, and it turns out that they’re fruit flies, which i’ve never even seen before in real life, let alone found in the crabitat before a little while ago. Does anyone know how I would go about getting rid of these flies?? I saw...
by Cal
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Bugs!
Topic: Orange/Tan flying bugs?!
Replies: 4
Views: 481

Re: Orange/Tan flying bugs?!

HappyHermit0916 wrote:They could possibly be fruit flys :?
Oh ok, thanks!! just checked again and they are DEFINITELY fruit flies lol, ty for the response!


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by Cal
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Bugs!
Topic: Orange/Tan flying bugs?!
Replies: 4
Views: 481

Orange/Tan flying bugs?!

I just found three or four flying orangeish tan bugs in the crabitat?! I had found one like a couple weeks ago but i thought it just got in from the house. If this is an infestation i cant keep them anymore, I’ve never seen this kind of bug before and it’s freaking me out lol. I’ll try and get a pic...
by Cal
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Microgreens
Replies: 5
Views: 906

Re: Microgreens

Microgreens aren’t a special variety, they’re just regular vegetables harvested right after sprouting. They’ll grow into full-size plants with time and care. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Oh, I didn’t know that! That’s cool! I might try and grow some actual full-size plants from the kit too, l...
by Cal
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Microgreens
Replies: 5
Views: 906

Re: Microgreens

I have never grown my own microgreens from a kit. I have picked different varieties from local organic farms. The crabs seemed to enjoy them. I would say as long as the food as listed as safe it shouldn't matter if it is micro or not. I tend to err on the side of caution when it comes to most foods...
by Cal
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Microgreens
Replies: 5
Views: 906

Microgreens

Hi everyone! I went to Target today and picked up a little growing kit for microgreens, which I’ve never heard of before! All three types of seeds included are safe for crabs (radish, kohlrabi, cabbage) but I’m not sure if it matters that they’re microgreens and not the normal vegetables?? On the bo...
by Cal
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Shells
Topic: Hole in Shell
Replies: 2
Views: 275

Re: Hole in Shell

JoeHermits wrote:Honestly it’d be easier to just send it back for an exchange or refund.


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Ah okay, I’ll send it back. Thanks for the help!


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by Cal
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Shells
Topic: Hole in Shell
Replies: 2
Views: 275

Hole in Shell

Hey folks—I just got back from a 10 hour trip to my new tank decorations and supplies - including the shells - delivered. When I opened up the package of shells, I realized that one of the shells-one that would be a perfect size for one of my crabs in need of a shell- had a hole in it. Is it still o...
by Cal
Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Ask questions about food not included on lists here!
Replies: 58
Views: 2748

Re: Ask questions about food not included on lists here!

Does anyone know if green onions are safe? I couldn’t find them on the lists.


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