All hermit crabs suddenly died

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Re: All hermit crabs suddenly died

Post by wodesorel » Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:12 pm

Mold maybe?
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Re: All hermit crabs suddenly died

Post by robinwhiskers » Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:18 pm

I don't think so? Unless it is a mold I don't know but it not normal mold. I have some of that on cholla wood before (like 3 years ago) so I know how it typically looks.
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Re: All hermit crabs suddenly died

Post by chocolatea » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:55 am

did you clean there container with detergent or soap? That may be the reason.

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Re: All hermit crabs suddenly died

Post by curlysister » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:46 am

chocolatea wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:55 am
did you clean there container with detergent or soap? That may be the reason.
Reading the emergency template that the OP filled in, there was no mention of any cleaning of the tank recently. Cleaning any bowls or pools with soap should not have caused problems, as these items are generally rinsed after cleaning.
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Re: All hermit crabs suddenly died

Post by robinwhiskers » Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:54 am

No, I had not cleaned the bowls lately besides rinsing them out, and I never use any soap or detergent with my crabs.
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