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by Anna15
Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Hermit Crabs won't touch new substrate with Play Sand in it
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Hermit Crabs won't touch new substrate with Play Sand in it

I have owned one hermit crab for 15 years, and another newly adopted. Traditionally I have always used pet store Natural Calcium sand mixed with eco earth (one part sand, two parts eco earth), I never had any issues as both crabs were very active and enjoyed digging in their substrate as equally as ...
by Anna15
Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Should I introduce my old crab to a new one?
Replies: 10
Views: 468

Re: Should I introduce my old crab to a new one?

Thank you all for your kind input, this webpage has been a very helpful resource for me! An update. I did get another crab, who has gone through two molts already this year and very active. I've kept them in separate tanks next to each other; my large crab Billy is in a 40 gallon long and my new sma...
by Anna15
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Should I introduce my old crab to a new one?
Replies: 10
Views: 468

Should I introduce my old crab to a new one?

I adopted a single hermit crab from my friend when I was 9 years old. I knew very little at the time of how to take proper care of crabs and have gradually learned through the years as I have gotten older. I've now had him for 15 years and I only recently learned that they're social creatures. I was...