Our Crazy Crabby Caravan Caper 1/12/19

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Our Crazy Crabby Caravan Caper 1/12/19

Post by Motörcrab » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:58 am

The day is finally here! This trip started late December when I inquired about several crabs up for adoption in Ashburn, VA. Before we received a response we got a separate email about crabs people wanted to re-home near York, PA! Xenocrabs and I started to discuss the possibilities of adopting all these guys.

After our discussion we decided we would need to set up another tank in order to give these guys enough room. That's what we did last weekend! Also last weekend We saw another adoption post for 3 crabs needing a home near the first location.

After a week of planning, emails, phone calls, and everything else we are leaving in a few minutes to adopt from all 3 locations! In total we should be rescuing up to 12 crabs!

We thought it would be fun to keep everyone updated on our progress throuout the day.

This is our basic course for the day.
We plan on leaving shortly. 9am EST
First stop noon-12:30
Second stop 12:45-1:30
Third stop 5pm
Home by 7:30pm

Xenocrabs will start with updates shortly! Wish us luck!
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Post by Xenocrab » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:16 am

Crazy Crabby Caravan Caper! It's 20 degrees here but the sun is shining!ImageImage

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Post by doth » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:33 am

congrats on the adoptions! can't wait to see the little guys!

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Our Crazy Crabby Caravan Caper 1/12/19

Post by RiNiKy506 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:03 am

Good luck you two! I will be looking forward to your updates all day, it’ll give me something better to do while I’m at work. You are doing an amazing thing, adopting all these crabbies. They will have a great home with you two.

Ps: I love your car.

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Post by Hermiesguardian » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:36 am

I love the sign in the car! I was going to adopt 2 crabs from craigslist Thurs and we were emailing back and forth trying to set a time to meet. Then she stopped replying. :(
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Raising daughter's hermit crabs, Shelder, Paras and Derek. Added 2 more of my own (of course) Pete and Stryper. Former mommy to 2 guinea pigs and beloved cat, Nissi

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Post by Xenocrab » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:19 am

One hour til our first crabby stop!ImageImage

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Post by Jamison » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:10 pm

Cant wait to see pictures of the new crabs! :banana:

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Post by Xenocrab » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:15 pm

We got the first 3 crabbies! This is the tank they came in too. We dipped them in salt water and put them in the travel tank. They are all crawling around and have fresh foods. We are in the second meeting place waiting for the next 4!ImageImageImageImage

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Post by RiNiKy506 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:24 pm

So exciting, I’m so happy for you! The one on the left looks freshly molted? They’re so cute!


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Post by Xenocrab » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:28 pm

There's 4 crabs! Not just 3! They all appear healthy, for what it's worth. No broken or missing legs or claws. The temperature will go up. We have the heat cranked. I'm wearing a tank top because we are spending hours in a very hot car!ImageImageImageImage

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Post by Xenocrab » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:42 pm

Our next 3 just showed up! They are Jumbo! Really big!! The biggest one seems a bit aggressive, no fear and hasn't hidden in her shell at all! Now to head back up to PA before the Virginia snow storm blows in! Everyone is dipped in salt water and seem active!ImageImageImageImage

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Post by RiNiKy506 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:21 pm

Looking good, they’re all so cute! I love your Jumbo’s! How is it seeing the jumbo crabs? Good luck on your drive home, hope everything goes well.


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Our Crazy Crabby Caravan Caper 1/12/19

Post by ha_haley » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:27 pm

I’m so glad you two are adopting all these crabs. They’re going to such a great home. Happy they’re all looking in good shape!

I’m also glad the snow storm hasn’t hit over there yet! I figured it was going to snow in PA and VA today! We’ve gotten 5.5” so far and at least another 12-16 hours before it’s supposed to stop.


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Post by Xenocrab » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:27 pm

We didn't know they were going to be Jumbo's! The add said 3 crabs! I've never had any that big, so I have to rethink climbing toys now! It looks like the biggest is a climber! It's very exciting to learn what these new guys like. We still have 4-5 to pick up! I'll say this much, it's super hot in the car and the crabbies love it!

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Post by Xenocrab » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:30 pm

We are passing through Maryland now and there are a few flurries but nothing serious yet. About 90 mins to our last crabby pick up!

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