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by Lexamary
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: New Hermit crabs staying buried
Replies: 6
Views: 436

Re: New Hermit crabs staying buried

My crabs still aren’t very active, I’ve been able to keep the temp at 80, and I might see/hear 1 crab at night every now and then. I’m thinking about upgrading my tank, one of the crabs is a little on the larger side, and I feel that he might not have enough room to move around. Would too small of a...
by Lexamary
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: New Hermit crabs staying buried
Replies: 6
Views: 436

Re: New Hermit crabs staying buried

If you would like to see them more active, I recommend that you make their tank warmer. IMO their tank temperature should at the minimum be 80. I keep mine 80-85. Sometimes it gets 78 at night. I checked, and my temp is at 80, I had the lid open for a little while yesterday, which cooled it down a ...
by Lexamary
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: New Hermit crabs staying buried
Replies: 6
Views: 436

Re: New Hermit crabs staying buried

I appreciate it, I know digging is a normal behavior, i just think they stay under for longer than other non molting crabs do.

I’ll look into getting another heat source, I just wanted to make sure I wasn’t doing anything to harm the crabs.
by Lexamary
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: New Hermit crabs staying buried
Replies: 6
Views: 436

New Hermit crabs staying buried

Hello, I’m a relatively new hermit crab owner, though I had hermit crabs when I was a kid. I just got 3 new hermit crabs and currently have them in a 15 gal tank. They were incredibly active on the first day I got them, super friendly and explored the tank. Now they’re staying buried and might occas...