Dry Sponges?

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Dry Sponges?

Post by Crabby7Crabber » Sat May 23, 2020 11:09 am

So, I have tons of sponges from when I thought I needed them. Could I just place one on the sub for them to munch on? Do you guys think they'd like it? Thanks for the replies in advance :D Hope everyone's staying safe, and not going crazy like I am :lol: Can't wait for ECrabCon!
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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Sat May 23, 2020 11:12 am

From what I've read on here, if they are natural sea sponges, you can def leave them out to see if they'll snack on them. Yummy haha!

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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by Crabby7Crabber » Sat May 23, 2020 11:20 am

CrabbyLover77 wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 11:12 am
From what I've read on here, if they are natural sea sponges, you can def leave them out to see if they'll snack on them. Yummy haha! Image

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Thanks fellow Crabby :lol: ! You're always quick to help whoever needs it! And yeah, they're from Contantia Pets (they're on facebook and have their own website, besides being on amazon). I have a huge one that I'm sure they'll love!
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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Sat May 23, 2020 11:22 am


Crabby7Crabber wrote: Thanks fellow Crabby Image ! You're always quick to help whoever needs it! And yeah, they're from Contantia Pets (they're on facebook and have their own website, besides being on amazon). I have a huge one that I'm sure they'll love!
You're welcome! Image Be sure to let me know how they like them! Maybe I'll order a couple to see what my crabbies think. Image

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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by Crabby7Crabber » Sat May 23, 2020 11:24 am

CrabbyLover77 wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 11:22 am
You're welcome! Image Be sure to let me know how they like them! Maybe I'll order a couple to see what my crabbies think. Image

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Will do :D
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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by curlysister » Sat May 23, 2020 12:29 pm

I put a dry sponge in my tank, but have no idea if they buried it or if they ate it. I guess next time I 'fluff' up the sub, I will see if I come across it!
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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Sat May 23, 2020 4:50 pm

curlysister wrote:I put a dry sponge in my tank, but have no idea if they buried it or if they ate it. I guess next time I 'fluff' up the sub, I will see if I come across it!
Haha! Image
That reminded me, I'm missing a small coco hut in my tank. I can't remember if I took it out or they buried it lol. Image

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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by curlysister » Sat May 23, 2020 7:44 pm

I am pretty sure there is a small glass food bowl somewhere in my tank too!
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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Sat May 23, 2020 8:23 pm

Lol! I wish I could make all the junk in my house disappear like that!

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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sat May 23, 2020 11:36 pm

These are the shells buried in my 90gal. At least 8/10. All different sizes.ImageImage

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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Sat May 23, 2020 11:43 pm

Hermiesguardian wrote:These are the shells buried in my 90gal. At least 8/10. All different sizes.ImageImage

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Wow, that's a lot of shells! Maybe the crabs wanted new shells, so they buried all the old ones to make you think you didn't have enough. Image

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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sun May 24, 2020 10:31 am

CrabbyLover77 wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 11:43 pm
Wow, that's a lot of shells! Maybe the crabs wanted new shells, so they buried all the old ones to make you think you didn't have enough. Image

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:hlol: I've thought that either they liked them and were saving them for later. Or they hated them and wanted to get rid of them. Or it's a hermie's version of a treasure hunt. Or they try to drive us crazy. OR it's the only thing they have control over. But really, how rude, to bury 8 out of 10 shells.
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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by Crabby7Crabber » Sun May 24, 2020 8:23 pm

My hermies are pretty good about not burying things. And update, I caught my biggest PP, Hoodini, nibbling on the sponge! And my tiniest, Jubali, is sleeping behind it ^^ yay!
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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Sun May 24, 2020 8:33 pm

Hermiesguardian wrote: :hlol: I've thought that either they liked them and were saving them for later. Or they hated them and wanted to get rid of them. Or it's a hermie's version of a treasure hunt. Or they try to drive us crazy. OR it's the only thing they have control over. But really, how rude, to bury 8 out of 10 shells.
Haha def very rude! Image

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Re: Dry Sponges?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Sun May 24, 2020 8:33 pm

Crabby7Crabber wrote:My hermies are pretty good about not burying things. And update, I caught my biggest PP, Hoodini, nibbling on the sponge! And my tiniest, Jubali, is sleeping behind it ^^ yay!
Yay, that's awesome! Image

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