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by OliviaHC
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Food
Topic: Food?
Replies: 6
Views: 274

Re: Food?

There are a few sellers on Etsy who make amazing hermit crab food and dedicate their shops to hermit crab care. My crabs have enjoyed everything from HermitGrub on etsy. She makes meal mixers that cover all categories of the crab's needs. I've also pondered and bought from HermiesKitchen as well as ...
by OliviaHC
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: New Crab Owner - Tank Smells
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Re: New Crab Owner - Tank Smells

Crab tanks do have their own special bouquet! New tanks especially go through a break-in period where bacteria and mould have to sort themselves out. Allowing for some air flow really helps. Organic material like the cholla and cork can be boiled in heavily salted water, which will inhibit mould gr...
by OliviaHC
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: New Crab Owner - Tank Smells
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Re: New Crab Owner - Tank Smells

Mold is not harmful (to the crabs at least) and doesn't usually smell, so that's not your problem. Smell can be caused by rotting food if it is not replaced often enough, dead crabs (unlikely but check just to be sure), flooding/bateria (dig all the way to the bottom just in case [unless you have a...
by OliviaHC
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: New Crab Owner - Tank Smells
Replies: 5
Views: 243

New Crab Owner - Tank Smells

Hi All! I'm a new crab owner and I've set my 10 gallon tank up as recommended with 6 inches of substrate (5:1 play sand to eco earth mixed with instant ocean - salt water). temperature is between 75-80 and humidity is 80-90. I have a very sensitive nose and i was wondering what a crabitat normally s...