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by ThermalGlassBox
Tue May 19, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: PP crabs needing home East Texas
Replies: 7
Views: 320

Re: PP crabs needing home East Texas

StickySpider wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 12:13 pm
I sent you a pm
Awesome, thanks.
I'm still new to the site, so it took me a little while to notice the pm.
by ThermalGlassBox
Tue May 19, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Substrate confusion
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Re: Substrate confusion

Most people on here will use just the general ‘playsand’ offered at Lowe’s or Home Depot- sometimes one is a lighter color so watch for that if it’s important to you. (Not I, but some do.) I also use the (approximate) 5:1, and the sand itself has not yet caused any issues for me, I do mix with the ...
by ThermalGlassBox
Mon May 18, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Substrate confusion
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Re: Substrate confusion

Hi there! I know we haven't met before, so welcome to the HCA! Substrate really comes down to personal preference. The HCA recommends the 5:1 playsand to ecoearth ratio mixed with dechlorinated marine saltwater or dechlorinated freshwater to make it sandcastle consistency. I personally have always ...
by ThermalGlassBox
Mon May 18, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Substrate confusion
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Substrate confusion

I have a 55 gallon crab tank and have only used Eco Earth coconut fiber as substrate. I've had my oldest crab for 7 years without any issues from the substrate (other than the occasional mold) and will sometimes plant small spider plants in the tank. I want to completely break down and redo the 'cra...
by ThermalGlassBox
Sun May 17, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: PP crabs needing home East Texas
Replies: 7
Views: 320

Re: PP crabs needing home East Texas

Alright. If you can ship them, I'll pay for shipping. Your location is roughly 6 hours away from me, but I have family in Shreveport; which is only a little over 2 hours from Palestine Texas. If all else, I can try to plan a round trip one weekend if I can get enough time from work.
by ThermalGlassBox
Sun May 17, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: PP crabs needing home East Texas
Replies: 7
Views: 320

Re: PP crabs needing home East Texas

I HATE to ask this, but would you be able to ship your crabs? I am located in Louisiana and not sure I would be able to make the trip due to work. My setup is a 55 gallon tank with Eco Earth coconut fiber substrate. I'm making some improvements to the tank, including purchasing some playground sand ...