ECO earth or play sand??

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Re: ECO earth or play sand??

Post by purplepincher » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:05 pm

that is my current sand.
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Re: ECO earth or play sand??

Post by Hermiesguardian » Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:13 pm

And it still collapsed? Was it sandcastle consistancy or a little dry?
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Re: ECO earth or play sand??

Post by purplepincher » Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:21 pm

the sand did not collapse. only the dirt. they just cant dig as well in sand. even though it is sand castle consisstany. i checked using a bottle cap. most of the sand stayed up and was a bit too moist. i could almost see the water.
I love my little Acorn! #besthermitcrabever
I also Love Jesus! My favorite food is doughnuts, my favorite drink is orange soda,
and my favorite color is gold! (I like shiny things)

I am also a Die hard Lego fan!


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Re: ECO earth or play sand??

Post by teachincrabbie » Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:40 pm

Wait are you mixing the EE and sand together or are they separate in the tank like half and half?

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Re: ECO earth or play sand??

Post by purplepincher » Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:38 pm

mixed
I love my little Acorn! #besthermitcrabever
I also Love Jesus! My favorite food is doughnuts, my favorite drink is orange soda,
and my favorite color is gold! (I like shiny things)

I am also a Die hard Lego fan!

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Re: ECO earth or play sand??

Post by purplepincher » Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:39 pm

never mind guys, i went out and fixed it with new subsrate, because you guys said more about eco earth. my crabs love it! i want to thank you all for helping out!
I love my little Acorn! #besthermitcrabever
I also Love Jesus! My favorite food is doughnuts, my favorite drink is orange soda,
and my favorite color is gold! (I like shiny things)

I am also a Die hard Lego fan!

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Re: ECO earth or play sand??

Post by Hermie escape artist » Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:30 am

Sohow many only use Ee do i think ?

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Re: ECO earth or play sand??

Post by purplepincher » Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:08 am

?
I love my little Acorn! #besthermitcrabever
I also Love Jesus! My favorite food is doughnuts, my favorite drink is orange soda,
and my favorite color is gold! (I like shiny things)

I am also a Die hard Lego fan!

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Re: ECO earth or play sand??

Post by Hermie escape artist » Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:47 am

How many people only use The eco earth and no sand ? Do you's think? I have the mix rigjt now and i don't plan to change but its an interesting think because it does hold humidity more.

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Re: ECO earth or play sand??

Post by purplepincher » Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:20 pm

mine holds humidity just fine
I love my little Acorn! #besthermitcrabever
I also Love Jesus! My favorite food is doughnuts, my favorite drink is orange soda,
and my favorite color is gold! (I like shiny things)

I am also a Die hard Lego fan!

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