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Jamison
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Wave sounds

Post by Jamison » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:40 pm

Would the crabs enjoy it if I played the sounds of waves in my room at night?
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Re: Wave sounds

Post by Xenocrab » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:41 pm

Hermit crabs don't have ears!

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Re: Wave sounds

Post by soilentgringa » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:11 am

Crabs have neurological responses to certain frequencies and their hairs and statocysts can allow them to sense vibrations. They don’t hear in the way humans that have hearing do, but experiments have shown that they can detect changes from acoustic stimuli, and can “hear” low to mid range frequencies.

They can tell when another crab is chirping, for example, and one study showed that the crabs were less likely to hide from boat noises if distracted.


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Re: Wave sounds

Post by odelayheehoo » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:27 am

I play white noise sometimes when I am not going to be in the room, it's quite relaxing to listen to yourself as well.

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