Adding crab(s) to tank with molters

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Adding crab(s) to tank with molters

Post by avocadocrabbies » Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:19 am

Hey guys! So as you know I currently had two crabs in a 50gal and two in a 20. The two in the 20 were buried, and Karen finally came up today- not sure if she molted or was just buried for two weeks (she was resurfacing at times I believe). Anyway, when I saw her aboveground, I swooped in and switched her into the 50gal. Problem is, I have two molters in the 50gal. Kind of worried that crab 3 (Karen) might disturb Pool Guy and Sandy who burrowed in before her arrival. Any advice?

Also, Igor is still buried in the 20gal- at least I hope. A tiny voice inside my head is saying that Karen ate him while they were both underground because he was the smallest and probably most vulnerable. My only E :(
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Re: Adding crab(s) to tank with molters

Post by JoeHermits » Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:06 am

If the substrate’s deep enough your molters will be safe.


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Re: Adding crab(s) to tank with molters

Post by avocadocrabbies » Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:19 am

JoeHermits wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:06 am
If the substrate’s deep enough your molters will be safe.


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ok, thank you! hopefully seven inches is enough for my small-mediums
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Re: Adding crab(s) to tank with molters

Post by Crabby7Crabber » Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:00 pm

Aw, I'm sorry to hear the situation your in. I'm praying for your E- I know how special they are :love:: And congrats on Karen coming up! I'm in a similar situation right now, as my biggest PP hasn't been up in a while but my smaller ones keep going up and down. I have a bad feeling they might of found him, even if I have plenty of substrate, but I'm hoping for the best. You should too! I have smalls and one medium too and I think you'll be okay :D
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Re: Adding crab(s) to tank with molters

Post by avocadocrabbies » Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:01 pm

Crabby7Crabber wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:00 pm
Aw, I'm sorry to hear the situation your in. I'm praying for your E- I know how special they are :love:: And congrats on Karen coming up! I'm in a similar situation right now, as my biggest PP hasn't been up in a while but my smaller ones keep going up and down. I have a bad feeling they might of found him, even if I have plenty of substrate, but I'm hoping for the best. You should too! I have smalls and one medium too and I think you'll be okay :D
Yours too! Man, those crabs just love stressing us out, don't they?
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Re: Adding crab(s) to tank with molters

Post by Crabby7Crabber » Fri May 01, 2020 8:04 pm

avocadocrabbies wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:01 pm
Yours too! Man, those crabs just love stressing us out, don't they?
Yep, but you gotta love 'em!
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Re: Adding crab(s) to tank with molters

Post by Hermielover121 » Fri May 01, 2020 8:32 pm

Sooo true


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