55 Gallon Upgrade

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55 Gallon Upgrade

Post by kaykmerr » Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:28 pm

After 5 months of planning (and purchasing) we finally put together our upgrade! 6 months into crabbing and we’ve gone from 10 to 55! So excited... our two crabs are exploring everything. We still want to add more plants and a new lid is at the top of our list but I’m pretty happy with how it turned out!

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Re: 55 Gallon Upgrade

Post by RiNiKy506 » Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:35 pm

Ohh! Very nice!!! They must be so happy! Congrats on new tank, I love how you have it set up. I love those coco hides with the ladders, I want one!


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Re: 55 Gallon Upgrade

Post by Hermiesguardian » Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:44 pm

Really nice!
raising son's dog, Dante. Husky/hound.
Raising daughter's hermit crabs, Shelder, Paras and Derek. Added 2 more of my own (of course) Pete and Stryper. Former mommy to 2 guinea pigs and beloved cat, Nissi

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Post by aussieJJDude » Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:11 am

Looking really good. That pillow moss pit looks nice, I can imagine they enjoy snacking on it.

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Re: 55 Gallon Upgrade

Post by odelayheehoo » Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:45 am

Congratulations, it looks wonderful! I am loving your stand :)


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Re: 55 Gallon Upgrade

Post by Ghostfire81 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:27 pm

that looks great! :)
2 small purple pinchers :)

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Re: 55 Gallon Upgrade

Post by angelbearpuppy » Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:24 pm

Congratulations, it looks really nice
I have owned Hermit Crabs for 2 Years

I have 1 E named Monkey and 2 PP named Shy Guy and Little P

I also own 1 PP named Dory who stays in my classroom


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Re: 55 Gallon Upgrade

Post by Claudia » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:29 pm

That is super nice. I know how you must feel. I've had a 10gal for 2.5 years and just recently purchased a 40gal breeder(18x36) -not sure how your 55 compares, but, I haven't yet set mine up (still getting everything I need for inside it) and can't wait until it's ready. Do you have a link for your shower caddy especially the one on the right side that is deeper? I've looked at a lot of different ones (have a small one inside the 10 gal)

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Re: 55 Gallon Upgrade

Post by Overmountain1 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:05 am

I believe I saw one similar at Walmart, as a corner caddy. If it’s the same one I saw! They also had a nice deep larger sized one, but I had to get the little size for the time being. I’m working on my new big tank too- it’s so fun, and I’m enjoying my build so far. Hope you do too- good luck!


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Re: 55 Gallon Upgrade

Post by kaykmerr » Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:26 am

Claudia wrote:That is super nice. I know how you must feel. I've had a 10gal for 2.5 years and just recently purchased a 40gal breeder(18x36) -not sure how your 55 compares, but, I haven't yet set mine up (still getting everything I need for inside it) and can't wait until it's ready. Do you have a link for your shower caddy especially the one on the right side that is deeper? I've looked at a lot of different ones (have a small one inside the 10 gal)

Here’s the link to Amazon!
InterDesign Bathroom Shower... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000KKN0U2?re ... b_ap_share


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Re: 55 Gallon Upgrade

Post by kaykmerr » Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:28 am

Thank you everyone! we’ve been really enjoying the new tank this first week and watching our crabs explore. It took almost the entire week to figure out the humidity- stressful! I think I may need a bigger freshwater pool just for that extra boost


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Re: 55 Gallon Upgrade

Post by RiNiKy506 » Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:44 pm

Do you have a link for your other caddy you have? I have a corner one, similar to that. I like your other one, it looks pretty big.


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