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by Shiwe
Fri May 29, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Crabby contemplation
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Crabby contemplation

I got a new pp to try and dither the two others that have been under the surface for quiet some time. I'll let you guys if that works lol. But my question about him is he does maybe two seconds of activity and then pauses for five seconds, not even moving his antennae, and then two seconds of activi...
by Shiwe
Mon May 18, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Moving hermies to new crabitat
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Moving hermies to new crabitat

Hi everyone I've had my crabs for about 3 weeks now and already want to move them into a bigger tank lol. I have two in a 10 gallon but it feels way too cramped to me. My justification for moving to a 20 gallon is that I can give them more fake plants, something to climb on, hide, ect. I want to giv...
by Shiwe
Thu May 07, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: College grad with gifted crabs
Replies: 19
Views: 565

Re: College grad with gifted crabs

Is there a thread that talks about veggie brands that dont have pesticides? Or do I just need to go out and buy organic
by Shiwe
Wed May 06, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: College grad with gifted crabs
Replies: 19
Views: 565

Re: College grad with gifted crabs

Hi, Shiwe! Welcome to the HCA. 1) It could be either/or, which is why having the deep substrate is important. 2) No, burying them can suffocate them. When they dig they push soil out and around, creating small burrows with air pockets. We can't replicate that by ourselves. 3) Yes, you'll want a sal...
by Shiwe
Wed May 06, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: College grad with gifted crabs
Replies: 19
Views: 565

College grad with gifted crabs

Hi! I got hermit crabs as a grad gift (named Congo and Rats...get it?) and already have a million questions and worries. My set up: 10 gallon with 2 crabs (dont know species, whatever petsmart sells (?)). 6 inches of eco earth and small amount of calci sand mixed in. Fresh water bowl, Salt water bow...