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by nanasue
Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: To Bark or not to Bark
Replies: 3
Views: 53

Re: To Bark or not to Bark

safe tree species? Do we have a list of this sort somewhere?
by nanasue
Sat Jan 24, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: To Bark or not to Bark
Replies: 3
Views: 53

To Bark or not to Bark

I am curious if bark, if treated properly, is safe for crabitats. My son is not so sure, but I think it may be. What does everyone else think? I was thinking to bake it should be all it needs.
by nanasue
Thu Jan 08, 2015 11:22 am
Forum: Archivables
Topic: 55 gal heat pad issues *ugh!*
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: 55 gal heat pad issues *ugh!*

The duct tape solution is working out great.
by nanasue
Thu Jan 08, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: Archivables
Topic: Hygrotherm experiment
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: Hygrotherm experiment

From my son and I, we believe that this is a very sound investment. I would caution you against replacing your gauges though, as it tends to read very..... off... of what the gauges do. If you have a trusted set of gauges in your tat, rely on those as your gauges, and calibrate the Hygrotherm so tha...
by nanasue
Thu Jan 08, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Archivables
Topic: Hygrotherm experiment
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: Hygrotherm experiment

We did a DIY humidifier for the crabitat, using a Tetra Whisper 10-20 gal air pump. And, yes, it is hooked up to the Hygrotherm as well. Thanks for the info Wodesorel, was a little worried about flooding, but that is very reassuring to know.
by nanasue
Fri Jan 02, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Archivables
Topic: Hygrotherm experiment
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: Hygrotherm experiment

For anyone who wants to check it out for themselves, this is where my son and I first read about it.

http://zoomed.com/db/products/EntryDeta ... SearchID=5

Hope I'm not breaking any rules by posting this addy.
by nanasue
Fri Jan 02, 2015 3:51 pm
Forum: Archivables
Topic: 55 gal heat pad issues *ugh!*
Replies: 3
Views: 208

55 gal heat pad issues *ugh!*

Well, my son is now building his 55 gal tank for his crabbies to have their own home. He has had to build a new divider for the top, and is currently pondering how to create an outside support against bowing. That is not the issue, though. A month or so ago, he bought a pair of Zilla 50-60 gal heat ...
by nanasue
Fri Jan 02, 2015 3:50 pm
Forum: Archivables
Topic: Hygrotherm experiment
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: Hygrotherm experiment

Kitten wrote:What kind of hyrgotherm did you get?
It is a Zoomed Hygrotherm. The only one that was called a "hygrotherm" I recall from when my son and I were searching for one. My son and I are glad to help other crab lovers with this review.
by nanasue
Thu Jan 01, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Archivables
Topic: Hygrotherm experiment
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Hygrotherm experiment

Ok, well, my son has his Hygrotherm, and is now experimenting with it on his/our 20gal tank. So far, it rocks! The biggest issue is the nighttime temp drop feature. He had it set to a 5 degree drop in temp, but that was enough that, without the humidifier going, the humidity skyrocketed to over 95%....
by nanasue
Fri Dec 05, 2014 2:12 pm
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Hygrotherm questions
Replies: 7
Views: 849

Hygrotherm questions

My son is still gathering the things he needs to build his 55 gal crabitat. He's been looking for a humidistat/hygrostat, and found a "HygroThermâ„¢ Humidity & Temperature Controller". Has anyone had any experience with this product? While searching, I found another hygrotherm product, but it didn't e...
by nanasue
Thu Nov 27, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: our first successful molt
Replies: 1
Views: 374

our first successful molt

This is Maggie, my first crabbie. When my son bought her for me as a birthday present, she was in that little grey magpie, shown in the first pic. She almost immediately went down to molt. None of the pics are real clear, but she is very brightly colored, with very sharp "toetips", and a very ambiti...
by nanasue
Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:17 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Gimpy going naked
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: Gimpy going naked

Gimpy did not make it. When I attempted to reshell him I found his abdomen already shriveled and dried out. Wish I had better news.
by nanasue
Tue Nov 04, 2014 2:25 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Gimpy going naked
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: Gimpy going naked

It's really hard to describe, as we didn't get a real clear look at it. What we saw were his shelled body, and a couple of legs, with a hole(?) in his body behind what appeared to be his eye stalks. It looks like when the shell broke, a sharp piece punctured his exo... Can we get into the cocohut an...
by nanasue
Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Gimpy going naked
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Gimpy going naked

OK, well, my son was asked by the pet store to take home an injured crab that he named Gimpy. The crab was free, and neither of us has any illusions that he'll survive. He still doesn't have the 10gal iso setup yet. Still needs 1 more small heating pad and a thermostat. Right now Gimpy is in the 20g...
by nanasue
Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:19 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: not so hungry hermies
Replies: 3
Views: 353

Re: not so hungry hermies

thank you moonbeam.