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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by ErikRasmussen » Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:10 pm

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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by kip.rogers357 » Wed Oct 15, 2014 7:58 am

ErikRasmussen wrote::hail: :hail: :hail:
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LOL thanks, I knew I had gone crazy.
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by MuseCrazy » Wed Oct 15, 2014 8:22 am

Maybe you should build it like a green room and use glass for the walls. You could easily put insulated tarp over it in the winter. My back porch is a sun room with screen panels for the walls and a wooden ceiling. I've always thought about putting the crabs out there for the summer

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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by YYWW » Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:10 am

MuseCrazy wrote:Maybe you should build it like a green room and use glass for the walls. You could easily put insulated tarp over it in the winter. My back porch is a sun room with screen panels for the walls and a wooden ceiling. I've always thought about putting the crabs out there for the summer Image
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by kip.rogers357 » Tue Nov 04, 2014 3:48 pm

I just set up a live feed of The Crabitat!

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Go HERE and check it out!
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by MgnB » Tue Nov 04, 2014 4:50 pm

That's pretty amazing Kip. Thank you for sharing them with us. I'm going to start from the beginning of this thread for ideas. Your tat is awesome.

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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by MgnB » Tue Nov 04, 2014 5:02 pm

kip.rogers357 wrote: I'd say my 235 gallon cost about 300 dollars to build.
Do you have pictures of your 235? I just got a 230 and am looking for ideas. Thank you

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Post by kip.rogers357 » Tue Nov 04, 2014 6:53 pm

MgnB wrote:That's pretty amazing Kip. Thank you for sharing them with us. I'm going to start from the beginning of this thread for ideas. Your tat is awesome.
Thank you! :D Hope you enjoy reading the thread! Let me know if you have any questions!

MgnB wrote: Do you have pictures of your 235? I just got a 230 and am looking for ideas. Thank you
I do have pictures, they're on my blog posted HERE!

You can also browse through my online album HERE! :D Enjoy!
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by aussieJJDude » Wed Nov 05, 2014 2:14 am

Kip, I like the idea of a live stream however I can't see anything... maybe you might have the camera the wrong way around?
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by kip.rogers357 » Wed Nov 05, 2014 9:24 am

aussieJJDude wrote:Kip, I like the idea of a live stream however I can't see anything... maybe you might have the camera the wrong way around?
It was night time, it was dark, that's why you couldn't see anything. The camera is the right way, it's just not very good and doesn't have nightt vision.
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by aussieJJDude » Wed Nov 05, 2014 6:16 pm

kip.rogers357 wrote:It was night time, it was dark, that's why you couldn't see anything. The camera is the right way, it's just not very good and doesn't have nightt vision.
Of course it had to be night time! :lol: Now that I am looking at it I can see! I guess I just have to log on early in the morning to view the crabitat!

edit: OMG, I can see 2 shells, they moving!!! :D
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by kip.rogers357 » Wed Nov 05, 2014 7:18 pm

aussieJJDude wrote: Of course it had to be night time! :lol: Now that I am looking at it I can see! I guess I just have to log on early in the morning to view the crabitat!

edit: OMG, I can see 2 shells, they moving!!! :D

Yes, you have to remember we're on the other side of the Earth! lol

I see several that are out and about right now! Eating and drinking, one was climbing on the cholla branch! I love that I can keep an eye on them while i'm at work!
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat-Help! Pg 8

Post by MgnB » Wed Nov 05, 2014 7:20 pm

I have one of our security cameras pointed at our crabs so I can watch them during work. I love it. Not so safe for the house but I enjoy it.

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Post by kip.rogers357 » Wed Nov 05, 2014 7:38 pm

MgnB wrote:I have one of our security cameras pointed at our crabs so I can watch them during work. I love it. Not so safe for the house but I enjoy it.
Haha! That's too funny, "not safe for the house but I enjoy it."

My dad has mentioned this app where you can use an old cell phone as the camera, and view what's happening on your personal cell phone (both phones would need the app). He mentioned it for security purposes, to keep an eye on who's coming to the front/back door, or driving up to the driveway, etc... but the first thing I thought about was the crabs "I can watch the crabs!!!" :lol:
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Post by MgnB » Wed Nov 05, 2014 7:40 pm

Oh yes. It's the best thing ever. In my crab world that is. Also I can see my kids in the glass reflections. Two birds One stone. BAM

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