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by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Sun Jul 12, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Shells
Topic: Measuring
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Measuring

I csnt seem to find any in depth guides to finding the right shell size for my hermit crabs, my jumbo is outgrowing his very fast, what do i measure, how do i measure? All that

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by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Fri May 01, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Crab not moving shortly after loss of friend
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: Crab not moving shortly after loss of friend

false alarm, it seems he just really wanted to chew on a wood piece for a couple of days :)
by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Crab not moving shortly after loss of friend
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Crab not moving shortly after loss of friend

My most active crab has recently stopped moving, he hugs the wall, while their is a heating pad on that wall the whole tank is perfect temperature and humidity. I am also mold purging his hide, he cant fit in the other one so im not sure if thats why, whats also worrying is this is after the loss of...
by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Silky substance in crabitat
Replies: 10
Views: 263

Re: Silky substance in crabitat

On another note, to prevent bacterial growth in my substrate, would it be good to use salt water for that too? And is there a signature smell if there is bacterial hrowth? My substrate smells, its all eco earth, but it doesnt smell bad or anything

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by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Silky substance in crabitat
Replies: 10
Views: 263

Re: Silky substance in crabitat

Is there a particular molarity of salt solution i should use? Or does even a little work?


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by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Heating/humidity
Replies: 12
Views: 274

Re: Heating/humidity

Heating pads under the tank can burn the crabs when theyre digging and molting, so thats a big no no, place it on the side of the tank, and definitely make a sealed lid like saran wrap, i like to go to my local hardware store and have them cut out an acrylic lid from my measurements then coat the ou...
by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Pools!
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: Pools!

Can they drink that same water as well as submerge/bathe in it? If so i could free up room by removing the water dishes and make the pools their dishes?
by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Apples!
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: Apples!

Now that is the truth lol
by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Apples!
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: Apples!

In experience do they enjoy sour apples?
by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Apples!
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Apples!

Hello All! I feed my crabs apple in every dish, their particular favorite seems to be golden delicious apples, but i want to expand since they are expensive. Are there any apples they cant have? i know some types have lower and higher ph, more or less acid, and ranging sugar levels! Im sure this is ...
by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Pools!
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Pools!

Since one of my hides has molded, i have enough room to put in one submerging pool! I know its recommended that i have 2, one salt and one fresh, but if i had to only have 1 which should i choose?
by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Crab Death
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Crab Death

Hoping i can find some to keep the others in good spirits :(

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by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Crab Death
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Crab Death

Is there anywhere else i cam get them? More humane or anything?

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by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Tue Apr 28, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Crab Death
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Crab Death

The dirt that came in his temporary tote from the store absolutely reeked of dead crab, feel bad fir the store crabs :(

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by HPOfficeJetPro6978
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Crab Death
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Crab Death

Also, how should i go about cleaning uo and getting rid of the stench to avoid stressing the others, should i just air it out or remove the substrate at ghe spot of death


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