Painted Shells

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Painted Shells

Post by Princess R. » Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:53 pm

I have heard that painted shells are not good, but is there a paint I can use that won't hurt the crabs?
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Re: Painted Shells

Post by aussieJJDude » Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:35 pm

Consider 'dying' the shells using crushed up berries? IMO, theres not really any paint thats safe as they tend to wear off after a while due to the heat/humidity....

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Painted Shells

Post by RiNiKy506 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:38 pm

Painted shells are very controversial bc the non toxic paint to us, still may be toxic to them. I personally don’t use the painted shells but if you want to offer them to your crabs, they are your animals. If they pick them or not would be up to them. Forcing them into them and things that they go through to get to the pet stores is just unspeakable, I can’t stand the thought. They are your crabs though, I’m not trying to sound any type of way but you know what is best for your crabbies.


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