my two crabs

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my two crabs

Post by Dj_ohio » Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:16 pm

I have two crabs that are half dollar size that are molting and there are two nickle sized crabs that i want to save from the pet store they are in a very bad habitat. Would it be ok to get them and put then in with my big crabs?

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Re: my two crabs

Post by curlysister » Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:39 pm

How large is your tank?
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Re: my two crabs

Post by Dj_ohio » Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:26 pm

10 gl with 5in of bass. Both the big ones are molting on the bottom of the tank.

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Re: my two crabs

Post by Hermiesguardian » Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:56 pm

Dj_ohio wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:26 pm
10 gl with 5in of bass. Both the big ones are molting on the bottom of the tank.
The HCA recommends 1 crab per 5gal. And you're substrate should be a minimum of 6 inches.
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Re: my two crabs

Post by Dj_ohio » Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:17 pm

It was at 6 with them moving around befor they went under its lost a in idk how lol.. Guess i have to go out and get a bigger tank i cant have them little one live where they are living. Its a very sad habitat for them.

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Re: my two crabs

Post by curlysister » Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:24 pm

Here is the HCA link to crab size/ tank size/ how many:

http://www.hermitcrabassociation.com/ph ... 26&t=92541
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Re: my two crabs

Post by purplepincher » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:15 am

you should be very proud that you want to save crabs. good job.
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