Rescuing A Crab Too Big for It's Shell

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Rescuing A Crab Too Big for It's Shell

Post by jonathon1989 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:57 pm

Today I rescued a crab from a pet store who I named Cocoa. Now I'm going back to rescue another who can barely fit into its shell. What I want to know is, how should I proceed when taking it home? Should I isolate it or put it into the tank with the other crabs? What is the best way to make sure it is relaxed?

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Re: Rescuing A Crab Too Big for It's Shell

Post by Hermiesguardian » Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:18 pm

jonathon1989 wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:57 pm
Today I rescued a crab from a pet store who I named Cocoa. Now I'm going back to rescue another who can barely fit into its shell. What I want to know is, how should I proceed when taking it home? Should I isolate it or put it into the tank with the other crabs? What is the best way to make sure it is relaxed?
Give it a quick dip in the freshwater pool so he smells like the tank. Then just put him in.
raising son's dog, Dante. Husky/hound.
Raising daughter's hermit crabs, Shelder, Paras and Derek. Added 2 more of my own (of course) Pete and Stryper. Former mommy to 2 guinea pigs and beloved cat, Nissi

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