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by suebee
Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:09 am
Forum: Water
Topic: Pools with Silicone - (Update 6/01 - even worse)
Replies: 13
Views: 4130

sorry..
by suebee
Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: Water
Topic: Pools with Silicone - (Update 6/01 - even worse)
Replies: 13
Views: 4130

post came up multi times?
by suebee
Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: Water
Topic: Pools with Silicone - (Update 6/01 - even worse)
Replies: 13
Views: 4130

that was going to be my next thought to put them in water. maybe add something to the water like a bit of baking soda.. dont know if it will help? that helps in swimming pools.. gees.. ive not made pools, the only time i made something i use aquarium sealant and it fell apart.. it was just a climber...
by suebee
Wed May 04, 2011 10:04 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: I think I may have a blind crab... UPDATE APRIL 10, 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5374

to me the black looks darker and clearer, less cloudy. They look much healthier! That is great news that you think she can see! I see it as progress! Im so glad you got the photos and such great ones at that. Now i cant wait to see what happens next molt! I love her eye lashes..
by suebee
Sat Apr 30, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Water
Topic: Pools with Silicone - (Update 6/01 - even worse)
Replies: 13
Views: 4130

contact the silicone company and see if they have a idea. Sorry ive been away, I have some issues with my eyes going on..
by suebee
Sun Apr 17, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: starfish, sand dollars & mushroom coral
Replies: 8
Views: 5286

Good to know, let me know what your crabs like best!
by suebee
Sat Apr 16, 2011 11:26 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: starfish, sand dollars & mushroom coral
Replies: 8
Views: 5286

i get them from time to time in my dollar store when a friend of mine drys them out.. I have starfish as one of the 1.00 items right now but im out of the sand dollars..
by suebee
Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: starfish, sand dollars & mushroom coral
Replies: 8
Views: 5286

If you boil the star fish you wont have any left.. as far as starfish and sand dollars you just need to make sure where you got them from didnt use alcohol to dry them and air dried them.. some places also bleach sand dollars. As long as you know that they were not soaked in alcohol and not bleach b...
by suebee
Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:09 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: mealworm, shrimp, cricket???? cuttle bone vs. egg shell
Replies: 7
Views: 2298

a good variety is best.. Offer the most types of food you can.. cuttle bone and egg shell are not good protein sources.. Personally i never offer raw egg into my tank or any raw meats either. i want to protect my tank from salmonella. You might want to check out my hermit crab dollar store for foods...
by suebee
Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: Water
Topic: Pools with Silicone - (Update 6/01 - even worse)
Replies: 13
Views: 4130

I wonder if you filled it with warm water and baking soda if that would help? let it set for a day or two and them wash it out good and do a new test? I was told to do that one time when i bought a large plastic tank.. They suggested to do that before you set up any type of fish in the tank . I dont...
by suebee
Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:01 am
Forum: Molting
Topic: Molter nearly died
Replies: 2
Views: 1290

often crabs will take on a smaller shell before molting so that substrate doent get into the shell as they dig under. Have you had surface molters before? Im wondering whey he chose to molt on the surface. what type of substrate do you currently use? as for feeding, id make sure he gets some mineral...
by suebee
Wed Apr 06, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: E - mid-molt, shell stolen, naked in water dish (w/ photos)
Replies: 15
Views: 10836

Yes, im open to rehome them when your ready.. As for the photos ill forward them. It takes some time before i get any answers but ill let you know what is said. i wanted to ask you before i sent any off. Sounds like you have lots of diggers. They have plenty of humidity above ground and lots of plac...
by suebee
Wed Apr 06, 2011 10:38 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: E - mid-molt, shell stolen, naked in water dish (w/ photos)
Replies: 15
Views: 10836

You did what you could. Thanks for posting the photos. Not all will appreciate them but ive been going over them for about 15 mins now.. You see the red lines in the body where the tail starts to attach? that is all stress where she was having problems pushing off that exo. She may of gone to the wa...
by suebee
Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: calcium rich foods
Replies: 12
Views: 4015

you dont have to mix it with the food you can offer it as a separate dish they will eat it if they need calcium. Egg shell is a good source and is fine to offer..
by suebee
Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:31 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: E - mid-molt, shell stolen, naked in water dish (w/ photos)
Replies: 15
Views: 10836

I think your doing a great job, if you can keep the humidity up i think she will make it..You are doing all that i would do.. good instincts crab mom! your using fresh water right? you might want to put two layers of the plastic canvas so that she is a little more above the water they can over absor...