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My 75g

Post by Babybytc88 » Mon May 25, 2020 11:20 am

I have been very unhappy with my 75g. When I redid it I was happy at the time I had one crab. Since then I have added four more to the tank. And boy do they destroy it Image. Well I finally was able to add a terrarium to the top. I put it on last night so I could check humidity and temp in the upper part before crabs can get up there. I will be taking it back off to work on it. I am starting this thread now because I’m excited LOl. It will take time before it’s usable of course. I have some pieces of wood from my yard that are crab friendly that are pretty cool I will be adding as well. Image


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Re: My 75g

Post by Babybytc88 » Mon May 25, 2020 11:22 am

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The pieces I will he cutting down to size for the tank.


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Re: My 75g

Post by Motörcrab » Mon May 25, 2020 12:33 pm

Nice! I have been wanting to add a topper to my 75 for over a year now! I have been putting it off because I can't find the size terrarium I want used! I can't wait to see how you progress!

I know what you mean with not being happy after so long. We were in a hurry to decorate because we had a bloomin flood and needed to pull eight with 1-1/8 shell openings out. We only had a 10 gallon to keep them in so we didn't want to take longer than we had to!
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Re: My 75g

Post by SilverHermits » Mon May 25, 2020 6:26 pm

love it great job!
I have had hermit crabs for over 9 years so far (Yes, I got them when I was 7) I currently have 6 hermit crabs (last time I checked anyway) split between two tanks, one is a 30 gallon and the other is a 35 gallon with a 15 gallon topper tank. I believe I only have Purple Pinchers.

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Re: My 75g

Post by aussieJJDude » Mon May 25, 2020 6:46 pm

Look forward to seeing the future build!

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Re: My 75g

Post by Crabby7Crabber » Mon May 25, 2020 7:03 pm

Awesome!
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Re: My 75g

Post by Babybytc88 » Tue May 26, 2020 7:19 pm

I was reviewing posts in the group and I have been fascinated with curious_kitty build from 2010. I was wondering if anyone knows long term how the wood glue/ coco paste she coated the great stuff foam with held up ?! I am going to build some ledges and ramps and it seems like the perfect solution.


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Re: My 75g

Post by Babybytc88 » Tue May 26, 2020 7:20 pm

my crabitat build photo journal!!
https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink/topic? ... source=app this is the link to her post. It’s pretty awesome !


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Re: My 75g

Post by Crabby7Crabber » Tue May 26, 2020 8:09 pm

Will check it out for sure :D
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Re: My 75g

Post by C_fiesta » Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:25 pm

All I can find in her later posts was that she regretted using live plants and instead ended up replacing them all with fake. I'd go that route.

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Re: My 75g

Post by Links » Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:41 pm

Love it! Can’t wait to see the updates.

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Re: My 75g

Post by aussieJJDude » Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:38 pm

Babybytc88 wrote:I was reviewing posts in the group and I have been fascinated with curious_kitty build from 2010. I was wondering if anyone knows long term how the wood glue/ coco paste she coated the great stuff foam with held up ?! I am going to build some ledges and ramps and it seems like the perfect solution.


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It would hold up well. Epoxy is basically liquid plastic, and once hardened forms a shell. Basically her background is one big plastic sheet.

If its still up and running, I imagine it still looks extremely similar to how it was first set up - minus the plants.

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Re: My 75g

Post by Babybytc88 » Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:14 pm

Well months later I am now starting on the topper LOL. I’m glad I waited too. It’s even better than I thought it would be. I’m still a ways from being done but have made some serious progress today Image


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Re: My 75g

Post by Babybytc88 » Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:15 pm

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Re: My 75g

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