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by Overmountain1
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: New 20 Gallon Tall Build With Egg Crate (complete)
Replies: 36
Views: 2856

Re: New 20 Gallon Tall Build With Egg Crate (in process)

[emoji3][emoji3][emoji3][emoji1303][emoji1303] [emoji3590][emoji3590][emoji3590][emoji3590][emoji3590][emoji3590] That is amazing- makes me wanna tear into my tank right now- hey wait- I think I have an empty 20 gal.... actually I know I do. It just needs some elbow grease!!! Yay- now I can start go...
by Overmountain1
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: Eaten alive
Replies: 9
Views: 407

Re: Eaten alive

So sorry for your loss. We lost one of our original two- and that truly was our fault. (Unequivocally, long story.) It doesn’t sound like you did anything truly wrong, and even if he did actually eat him.... it’s gross and unthinkable to us but it’s so normal to them. And, there’s no way to know, it...
by Overmountain1
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Upgrading to a more suitable home. My first real scapeing attempt.
Replies: 49
Views: 1888

Re: Upgrading to a more suitable home. My first real scapeing attempt.

Yes! Too true. Maybe a silly question, but are those nets all made out of the same thing, and if so what? If not is there a certain type I need to watch for more than another? That is actually one of my main goals for Feb, to upgrade the back wall and maybe side too! So- net- where to find? Anywhere...
by Overmountain1
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Upgrading to a more suitable home. My first real scapeing attempt.
Replies: 49
Views: 1888

Upgrading to a more suitable home. My first real scapeing attempt.

How do you cut plexi glass. Or were you able to find it premeasured? Sent from my LGL157BL using Tapatalk What they said- sharp knife/object and straight edge- make sure to score it significantly allll the way end to end for a clean snap, but no need to cut halfway thru it either. And yes to the ey...
by Overmountain1
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Shell fight???
Replies: 11
Views: 733

Shell fight???

Awesome! I was hoping it wouldn’t be too much harder than that. I hate to say I’m ‘practicing’ on any animal, but you know what I am getting at there; I am looking forward to practicing for a while with the slightly more hearty crabs, and then when I’m sure the kids aren’t going to totally abandon m...
by Overmountain1
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Loves the Hygrometer?
Replies: 13
Views: 640

Re: Loves the Hygrometer?

Thanks! What an awesome thing you did there! Those jumbos- wow. I assumed that was the case when you said the living situation had changed for them- bc nobody gets them to that large size and has them for that long without truly caring for them in both senses. Sad she had to let them go I’m sure! Wo...
by Overmountain1
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Dishes
Replies: 19
Views: 480

Dishes

I actually saw those in some pics and was thinking how awesome they are- thanks for the link! This may be the perfect alternative, I was thinking someone ought to be making something along these lines. Mucho gracias Edit: I talked to the hubbs and he told me to go ahead and get one of the pea pod on...
by Overmountain1
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Loves the Hygrometer?
Replies: 13
Views: 640

Loves the Hygrometer?

[emoji38][emoji854] Crazy crazy crabs. [emoji1787] I wish I could find some near me to either adopt or, well, I hate to straight up buy but I am NOT having any luck finding any to adopt anywhere even semi-local. I call that a 4 hour drive, so I mean, wow! I have seen one for adoption/purchase in loc...
by Overmountain1
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Food
Topic: Dishes
Replies: 19
Views: 480

Re: Dishes

Thank you! That was my understanding. If they need to be able to do this, why are there such crappy shallow dishes they try to say are ok? Guess it’s just like most everything else out there marketed for crabs; Take whatever it says with a dose of skepticism and come to find the answer for ourselves...
by Overmountain1
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Dishes
Replies: 19
Views: 480

Re: Dishes

I do have the food and water dish combo, but the one was so shallow that if anyone moved the water there was a low spot that made it leak out pretty badly. They just aren’t deep at all I didn’t think. Mine aren’t at least! Also, am I imagining this or did I read it somewhere else? I thought they wer...
by Overmountain1
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: Hi! Overdue intro here....
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: Hi! Overdue intro here....

Welcome to the board! As for handling the crabs, its very much a personal thing. Even though many members prefer not to handle their crabs, and HCA encourages people with a hands off approach... HCA is also a place that recognises that there's no one right way to do things. If you do want to handle...
by Overmountain1
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Loves the Hygrometer?
Replies: 13
Views: 640

Re: Loves the Hygrometer?

Mostly I was amused, but that type of thing always makes me wonder what they DO actually sense coming from that type of thing, whether a slight magnetic pull or some small noise that we can’t hear- far fetched perhaps, but we learn something new every day! I just laughed and said he finally made a f...
by Overmountain1
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Loves the Hygrometer?
Replies: 13
Views: 640

Loves the Hygrometer?

I have noticed no matter where I move the hygrometer (I’ve been checking out different areas just to be sure....) Dave follows. He fell off the top of the log hanging onto it last night, so I put it in the fake foliage in the corner thinking he’d surely leave it alone... nope! First task of his even...
by Overmountain1
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Dishes
Replies: 19
Views: 480

Re: Dishes

Awww man! See, it seems the only (best) option I’ve found so far are in larger sets (I don’t need 12 or 15... not yet lol) but also with lids which makes them cost 3x what I need... lids are convenient sometimes but not necc for my purposes. If I don’t have any luck, do u think we could possibly arr...
by Overmountain1
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Eating, drinking, noise concerns.
Replies: 10
Views: 321

Re: Eating, drinking, noise concerns.

If you're a meat eater they can eat what you eat. Just without any seasonings. Chicken, pork, beef, salmon... they can eat it raw or cooked. I will cut off some before I cook or season it and freeze it. Of course organic is best but if most of their diet is organic and some meats aren't that's ok. ...