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- Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:26 pm
- Forum: Crabitat Conditions
- Topic: The moon and molting (straws)
- Replies: 11
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I’ve had most of my straws (indos too) for a little over 4 years. My substrate is all sandcastle consistency and 12 inches in depth although in hindsight I do wish I had made it much deeper. I keep large water bowls, both salt and fresh because they do like to submerge. I change the water every othe...
- Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:42 pm
- Forum: Emergency
- Topic: Hermit Crabs Molting Out Of Shell?
- Replies: 4
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I know this is horrible to ask, but have they passed? It does not sound like a surface molt to me and although possible it would be unlikely for 2 to surface molt at the same time like that. Some of the conditions you mentioned are less than favorable. I don't mean that rude in any way, just factual...
We got the cork baked and checked it carefully and put it back in the tank. So far we've squished a few stragglers, but I'm cautiously optimistic that the worst is behind us. I might have ant nightmares now after seeing them run out of the cork, but my son thought it was awesome.
Calla you are a genius! When John got home we started checking the cork pieces and we found them!!! We removed the cork which held a TON of ants. We've removed the surrounding substrate (even lightly vacuumed the surface) and we are baking all of the cork pieces right now. John said he did see some ...
I took a small bowl and put honey in it. I left it in the tank a short while and it drew the ants to it. Then I removed it with the ants. There were A LOT! I'm going to do it again, but there must be a TON of ants in there. I didn't see but a few until I put the honey in there.
I hope you're right. If they move in I will freak out! I have Vaseline around the lower rim. Tonight I'll do a better job when my husband is home to help. It was hard getting to the back side, but I did a sloppy job best I could. Lol. Thanks for the quick help. I've missed everyone here so much!!!!
Thank you. I don't have ants anywhere else in the house and it's like they moved in over night! So you think if I can keep anymore from coming in I can get all the ones on the inside before they hurt the crabs. I can't possibly empty the tank with that many crabs. I've got lots of molters.
- Sun Dec 14, 2014 9:39 am
- Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
- Topic: Hygrotherm questions
- Replies: 7
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I use the HygroTherm in all 3 of my tanks (56, 60, and 150) and I've had no issues or malfunctions in their year of use. I have an ultratherm and a reptifogger hooked up to each one. It's been a life saver for me because I have a very hectic life and I don't have to worry about the tank's heat and h...