1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by Asheka » Mon Jun 15, 2015 6:23 pm

Sending my love, and of course can't wait to see the tat!
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by Sweet Pea » Mon Jun 15, 2015 9:06 pm

Looking forward to new on the new build, and wishing your mother complete healing from the cancer..


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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by Daniel » Thu Oct 08, 2015 2:57 am

wow this absolutely inspiring! someday, when my moving situation stabilizes, I'd love to follow in your footsteps and make an exquisite megatank like this.

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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by Dan H » Thu Oct 08, 2015 3:12 am

This tank is just CRAZY, I love it. The design of the levels shown in the more recent pics gives me a lot of ideas, which is bad considering I just finished up a tank build :lol:

Your crabbies are lucky to have someone so committed to their care. I'm sure they appreciate it. Great work, just wanted to show my love for your efforts.

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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by jabarasi » Thu Dec 31, 2015 9:05 pm

This is a sweet set-up man. Keep innovating it. It's strangely satisfying looking at your set-up..
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by Lordhermitcrab » Sat Jan 02, 2016 7:41 pm

Crabby nirvana.


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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by Specks » Sat Jan 16, 2016 1:35 pm

I'm going to DIE this is so awesome!
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by Pinchersparadise » Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:01 am

I really want to make a tank similar to this, but about half the size. Thanks for the inspiration!

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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by AleyedtoBuggie » Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:23 am

This is amazing!

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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by Ilovehermies74 » Fri May 06, 2016 9:40 pm

You have so many shells! Where did you get them all? (my crabs are jealous)
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by Ilovehermies74 » Fri May 06, 2016 9:44 pm

Also how much did the whole thing cost?
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by soilentgringa » Fri May 06, 2016 10:07 pm

Ilovehermies74 wrote:Also how much did the whole thing cost?
OP hasn't posted in a year so don't expect a response any time soon. He's been a member for 11 or so years, but unfortunately last year his mom was diagnosed with breast cancer and he hasn't posted in a long time. We hope everything is okay and wish him the best. We miss you Kip!!!

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Post by kip.rogers357 » Sun Jun 05, 2016 10:49 am

soilentgringa wrote:Hey you have nothing to apologize for! My mom is a cancer survivor as well. Stay strong! My thoughts are with you. Am excited to see this new tat!
Thank you! I hope that your mom is doing great still!
Asheka wrote:Sending my love, and of course can't wait to see the tat!
Thank you, I'll try to keep everyone posted!
Sweet Pea wrote:Looking forward to new on the new build, and wishing your mother complete healing from the cancer..
I really appreciate it! It means a lot
Daniel wrote:wow this absolutely inspiring! someday, when my moving situation stabilizes, I'd love to follow in your footsteps and make an exquisite megatank like this.
Thank you so much! I think you're going to love getting hands-on and building something that both you and your crabs will get to enjoy!
Please keep me posted!
Dan H wrote:This tank is just CRAZY, I love it. The design of the levels shown in the more recent pics gives me a lot of ideas, which is bad considering I just finished up a tank build :lol:
Your crabbies are lucky to have someone so committed to their care. I'm sure they appreciate it. Great work, just wanted to show my love for your efforts.
I sure am crazy!
Haha! Isn't that how it always? You get your tat done and you think it's perfect but then you see this or see that which leads to an totally different or even better idea! :lol: It's awful!
Thanks, I am lucky to have them! They're such fascinating creatures! I love them! Thanks again!
jabarasi wrote:This is a sweet set-up man. Keep innovating it. It's strangely satisfying looking at your set-up..
Thanks, I really appreciate that! It means a lot!
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Lordhermitcrab wrote:Crabby nirvana.
Specks wrote:I'm going to DIE this is so awesome!
Pinchersparadise wrote:I really want to make a tank similar to this, but about half the size. Thanks for the inspiration!
AleyedtoBuggie wrote:This is amazing!
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! :crabbigsmile:
Definitely go for it Pinchersparadise! You and your crabs will love it!
Ilovehermies74 wrote:You have so many shells! Where did you get them all? (my crabs are jealous)
Also how much did the whole thing cost?
Well, after crabbing for almost fifteen years you kind of just come across them :wink: from rescues, to adoptions, trades or purchases, that's the great thing about HCA!
I'm honestly not entirely sure on the entire cost. There may be mentions of prices on earlier posts in this thread, I don't recall, I apologize.
soilentgringa wrote: OP hasn't posted in a year so don't expect a response any time soon. He's been a member for 11 or so years, but unfortunately last year his mom was diagnosed with breast cancer and he hasn't posted in a long time. We hope everything is okay and wish him the best. We miss you Kip!!!
Thank you! I miss everyone so much! Something just told me to log in today, it's nice to see that everyone and c everything is still here!
I apologize for my absence, trying to manage through life has been quite a challenge. Luckily my mother is doing well, her hair is growing back in and she's attending her lymphedema therapy, she's been really strong.
They did a mastectomy on her right breast, she's been getting chemo and actually has her last round this month! I'm wishing and hoping and praying that this battle is done with and that she's won. The oncologist will run tests after the final chemo and then we'll go from there, whatever the next step may be...
It's been hard to juggle working nights, coaching at the high school, sleeping, and taking care of my mom, getting her to her appointments and whatnot. But the bills gotta get paid and the crabs gotta eat! :lol:
I'm grateful to still have my mom around and I appreciate everyone's thoughts, prayers and support. I'll reply to your emails and messages as soon as I can, I promise!

How's everyone doing!? How are your crabs!?
Did anyone get crazy and build something like this?
Thank you all, reading this has made me really happy.
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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by soilentgringa » Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:09 pm

KIP!!! ***hugs*** So glad to know you are okay! You are so strong to be handling all this. You're an amazing human being.


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Re: 1,020gl Crabitat *New Crabitat Update

Post by ErikRasmussen » Sun Jun 05, 2016 1:13 pm

Congrats dude sounds like you are doing right by your mom, I'm glad she got better.

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