Remodeling!!

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Remodeling!!

Post by GabyRaven » Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:38 am

Hey all!

I'm remodeling my crabitat today! Currently all I have in there are food/water dishes, a coconut hide, and a net-type fabric for them to climb as I don't have much money to buy expensive toys. Any DIY ideas for a crabitat? Making a shell shop first, and I want to make two layers in the tank. It's a 10 gal with 6" of sub

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Re: Remodeling!!

Post by GotButterflies » Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:41 am

Hello! There is a DIY section under the forums. Are you upgrading to a new tank?
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Re: Remodeling!!

Post by GabyRaven » Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:01 pm

Oops! Didn't know that, sorry! And no, I just redid the layout and added many more toys for the babies, though I'm looking to upgrade soon


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Post by GotButterflies » Fri Aug 19, 2016 7:53 am

No apology necessary- we are here to help one another! :) It is always fun adding more toys! Post a picture when you are done!
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Re: Remodeling!!

Post by Crabinski » Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:45 am

GabyRaven wrote:Hey all!

I'm remodeling my crabitat today! Currently all I have in there are food/water dishes, a coconut hide, and a net-type fabric for them to climb as I don't have much money to buy expensive toys. Any DIY ideas for a crabitat? Making a shell shop first, and I want to make two layers in the tank. It's a 10 gal with 6" of sub
An inexpensive second level moss pit or shell shop can be made using a suction cup soap dish or shower caddy. Check out your local dollar store for these items and also for artificial flowers/plants and plastic baskets. Don't forget thrift stores for artificial vines and cool ceramic items than can serve as hides for the crabs!
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Re: Remodeling!!

Post by TazandBruce3 » Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:33 pm

A really cute DIY you can do is to make your own crab hut/ramp!

All you need are sticks (of all thicknesses), hot glue, and shell decor (optional)

You take two thick sticks and glue them together at the top like an x shape.
From here you glue sticks around until you make a hut like shape, and then decorate!

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This is what It might come out to look like^^
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Re: Remodeling!!

Post by GabyRaven » Sun Aug 21, 2016 7:14 am

You guys are the best! I remodeled the tank and I think it came out pretty darn cool :) Still gonna put vines in but I haven't had the chance to buy them yet, as I'm in at my dads house for the weekend. I go back today though, so I'll post pics later on to show you all how it turned out :)


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Remodeling!!

Post by GabyRaven » Sun Aug 21, 2016 5:36 pm

ITS DONE!! It came out wonderful I think, I put in a climbing tower/hide thing, two moss pits (one suspended in a hammock), a wooden bridge/hide, a shell shop on the second level, a coconut fiber background to climb, and a climbing vine! It's a crabby playground! Pics below!

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(Tuna is LOVING the vine, I just got home and installed it and he's already climbing it! :)

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Re: Remodeling!!

Post by isadoraisacat » Sun Aug 21, 2016 5:51 pm

Sorry to be a bugaboo but is that hermit pellets ? If so don't feed them that consult the safe foods list her or buy food from the hermit crab patch if not sorry

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Re: Remodeling!!

Post by HermiesIsMine » Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:14 am

Love the set up by the way very cute and nice use of a 10g Tuna is so cute love love her color!

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