Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

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Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by AwesomeHermit » Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:07 pm

I recently dropped a hard cover book right next to the tank (it’s normally on the kid to prevent escapees) Could this have collapsed one of my molters? They have been molting for a month now so it would be right in the middle of their molt. I notice a little bit of the moss pit “jumped” a bit.
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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by curlysister » Mon Oct 05, 2020 10:19 pm

Personally, I doubt it. I would think it would take quite a bit larger vibrations to collapse a tunnel.
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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by AwesomeHermit » Mon Oct 19, 2020 5:29 pm

Its really making me paranoid though haha
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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by AwesomeHermit » Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:04 pm

These are one of the molts which just feel wrong for some reason. I don't think she made it. Is putting salt in the substrate while mixing it water harmful?
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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by AwesomeHermit » Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:04 pm

These are one of the molts which just feel wrong for some reason. I don't think she made it. Is putting salt in the substrate while mixing it water harmful?
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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by JoeHermits » Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:15 pm

No, a bit of salt in the substrate won’t affect anything unless you dump a gigaton in.


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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by AwesomeHermit » Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:18 am

Ok thank you. The thing is the molt isn't even a long molt or anything but it just feels off.
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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by Pumpkincrab » Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:42 pm

I understand how that feels, Try your best not to think about it!

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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by AwesomeHermit » Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:18 pm

Thanks, but I really feel like she didn't make it. If I just didn't drop the book she would have probably been up by now...
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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by Pumpkincrab » Sun Oct 25, 2020 6:17 pm

I think you should wait and give her a chance. You never know.

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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by crabbycasey » Mon Oct 26, 2020 9:23 am

Sending positive vibes to you and your molting hermie...that everything is okay!


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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by Enson » Mon Oct 26, 2020 2:28 pm

I feel for you. I have two down and I nearly knocked the tank over the other day.. I was working on some nearby furniture.. and I stood up and wasn't watching where I was going and my butt hit the tank.. lifting it off the stand and it slammed back down onto the stand. I've been sick to my stomach about it ever since. I just have to tell myself that there isn't much I can do except wait and see.

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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by AwesomeHermit » Sat Oct 31, 2020 9:34 am

At least a plus is that when I smell the moss pit, it smells like moss and not like a dead crab (this is relevant because I currently have a different crab molting in the moss pit)
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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by AwesomeHermit » Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:45 pm

OMG my dreams were wrong! She came up today, 2 months long of a molt! Its crazy because my dreams related to stuff like this are very rarely wrong!
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Re: Tunnel Collapse Caused by a Drop?

Post by crabbycasey » Thu Nov 12, 2020 2:24 pm

I’m so happy your dream was wrong then, lol! Very happy for you that she came up nice and healthy


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