Fluker's Hermit Beach?

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Fluker's Hermit Beach?

Post by Mittmom » Sun May 10, 2020 1:39 am

I saw this product on amazon, 75% off. I have had my crabitat for 1 year 4 months. The substrate is a blend of playground sand and eco earth. There are some low spots I was thinking of filling in. Opinions about this product would be appreciated. It has mostly very good reviews, but a few very bad ones.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NG ... 0DER&psc=1

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Re: Fluker's Hermit Beach?

Post by Motörcrab » Sun May 10, 2020 7:59 am

That is one of the only sands marketed specifically to hermit crabs that is safe. $2.50 isn't a bad price especially if you have prime and free shipping. Amazon would actually loose money on this one due to how much shipping is.

Just keep in mind this is a 6 pound bag. Since you are only filling low spots it may be enough. You can also go to a home improvement store and buy a 50 pound bag of playsand for under $5.
Coenobita Curiosities offering crabby decor
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Re: Fluker's Hermit Beach?

Post by Mittmom » Sun May 10, 2020 11:52 pm

Great thank you! Do you recommend mixing it into the substrate or just adding on top to the low areas?

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Re: Fluker's Hermit Beach?

Post by Motörcrab » Mon May 11, 2020 2:33 am

If you are just filling in low spots you can add one inch a day in those low spots. Doing that will reduce the risk of collapsing tunnels and caves.

Your crabs will mix in substrate over time. It will be less of a risk for molter's too.
Coenobita Curiosities offering crabby decor
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Re: Fluker's Hermit Beach?

Post by Mittmom » Mon May 11, 2020 9:55 am

Thanks!

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