Moving crabitat

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Moving crabitat

Post by Prosati » Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:22 pm

Hi all, since I have my 10 gallon crabitat in my dorm room, which is about 1.25-1.5 hours away from my house, I am going to have to move them eventually. Break is coming up and I need to plan for how to best transport them. Thank you all.


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Re: Moving crabitat

Post by ciaraalston » Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:43 am

Are they buried or above surface?

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Re: Moving crabitat

Post by Prosati » Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:44 am

ciaraalston wrote:Are they buried or above surface?

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Re: Moving crabitat

Post by ciaraalston » Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:47 am

I suggest getting small totes and isolating each one.
This will mean you'll have to dig them up.
I am at work now, but when I get off I'll send you details on how i moved with crabs. Its a lot of info, but fairly easy in the end. And the totes you can keep for next move or if you have to isolate again.

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Re: Moving crabitat

Post by Prosati » Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:06 pm

When should I dig them up? I’ve had one buried for almost a month now and the other for a week or two


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Re: Moving crabitat

Post by angelbearpuppy » Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:35 pm

Prosati wrote:When should I dig them up? I’ve had one buried for almost a month now and the other for a week or two


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Me personally would have it be the last thing i would do to minmalize the stress for the ones that are up.

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Re: Moving crabitat

Post by ciaraalston » Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:40 pm

Heres the link to my thread when i moved. I dug up 5 crabs, one even surface molted during the move! It was crazy.
I suggest digging them up absolutely last, to reduce their stress.
I hope this helps. If you have any questions at all, let me know!! ImageImage


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