Is this calcium powder safe

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Re: Is this calcium powder safe

Post by Hermielover121 » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:09 pm

Kinda random but we’re do you guys get your salt water ( if you use instant ocean we’re do you buy)


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Hermielover121 wrote:Kinda random but we’re do you guys get your salt water ( if you use instant ocean we’re do you buy)


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I got my box of IO on Amazon. I'll see if I can pull up the link for you.

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Re: Is this calcium powder safe

Post by Hermielover121 » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:10 pm

Ok thxs looking for some cheaper options that don’t take out natural minerals


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Post by CrabbyLover77 » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:11 pm

I bought this box in Aug of last year and I still have some left.
https://smile.amazon.com/Instant-Ocean- ... an&sr=8-12

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Post by Crabby7Crabber » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:13 pm

CrabbyLover77 wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:11 pm
I bought this box in Aug of last year and I still have some left.
https://smile.amazon.com/Instant-Ocean- ... an&sr=8-12

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Re: Is this calcium powder safe

Post by Motörcrab » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:16 pm

I would so love to insert a Gwar joke or two right now, but I can't! Lol
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Re: Is this calcium powder safe

Post by Hermielover121 » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:17 pm

Thanks for some reason they all connot ship to me or are out of stalk


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Post by Crabby7Crabber » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:29 pm

Hermielover121 wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:17 pm
Thanks for some reason they all connot ship to me or are out of stalkImage


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I'm sure you can get them somewhere! Just keep looking around-- don't give up hope!
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Post by CrabbyLover77 » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:32 pm

Hermielover121 wrote:Image


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Hahaha love it!

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Post by CrabbyLover77 » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:34 pm

Motörcrab wrote:I would so love to insert a Gwar joke or two right now, but I can't! Lol
Lol just had to look up what/who Gwar is! Image

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CrabbyLover77 wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:34 pm
Lol just had to look up what/who Gwar is! Image

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Re: Is this calcium powder safe

Post by Hermielover121 » Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:00 pm

I literally just did now


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Re: Is this calcium powder safe

Post by 22pony22 » Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:32 am

I think cuttlebone and cuttlefish are the exact same thing.

I don’t have birds and I’ve never used either for my crabs


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Re: Is this calcium powder safe

Post by Motörcrab » Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:57 am

Cuttlebone is like a backbone of the cuttlefish. I usually toss the entire piece in the tank. When it gets dark or stained from the substrate I just clean it in dechlorinated saltwater and scrub it with a toothbrush.

You can get a box of instant ocean at just about any pet store. Petco, PetSmart, Amazon, Chewy all sell it. A three pound box is enough to do 10 gallons. It is usually priced between $6 & $10. 10 gallons of water compared to two little bottles of the hermit crab water for the same price.
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