A Few Problems

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A Few Problems

Post by AwesomeHermit » Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:23 pm

I have a few problems that I have been going through. One problem is that one airstone isn't working. I use one air pump for two airstones, and I use a "T" which makes me able to connect two to be used with one air pump. I tried multiple airstones, and none worked. Another problem of mine is that my crabs are becoming inactive. All of them. Sometimes, when they are sleeping, they go in their shells almost all the way, and they never did this before. All my conditions are good. They also are slower.
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Re: A Few Problems

Post by aussieJJDude » Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:42 pm

It could be due to two things that your airstones aren't working as intended:
- pump is underpowered for the application (solution, get bigger pump

Or (more likely)
- the air is finding the path of the least resistance (consider getting valves to balance the flow


I find that the hermies tend to hide/slow when its cooler, has the tank temp dropped recently? Otherwise, I wouldn't worry about them tucking themselves into their shells. Its common behaviour...

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Re: A Few Problems

Post by AwesomeHermit » Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:44 am

The tank temperature is roughly 83 at and average. What do valves do?
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Re: A Few Problems

Post by aussieJJDude » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:12 am

AwesomeHermit wrote:The tank temperature is roughly 83 at and average. What do valves do?
They balance the flow of air, stopping it from taking the path of the least resistance.

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Re: A Few Problems

Post by AwesomeHermit » Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:54 pm

How do I use it?
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