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by cinecrab
Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: New Owner- Is it me/my tank or not?
Replies: 10
Views: 621

Re: New Owner- Is it me/my tank or not?

Thanks again everyone. I put some additional eco earth in the tank and I'm trying out a new deeper dish for soaking. I went to a craft store and took a long look at what they had shell-wise (Pet store had terrible single options). I bought the best bag of shells I could find. He switched shells with...
by cinecrab
Fri Apr 24, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: New Owner- Is it me/my tank or not?
Replies: 10
Views: 621

Re: New Owner- Is it me/my tank or not?

Thank you for the reply and information. I knew the stress of transport and poor conditions could also be the reason, but as I indicated, I didn't want to purchase new crabs without checking. Macho, the crab I have left, has at least seemed to move, so I know he's at least alive still under the shel...
by cinecrab
Fri Apr 24, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: New Owner- Is it me/my tank or not?
Replies: 10
Views: 621

Re: New Owner- Is it me/my tank or not?

What are you using for substrate? It looks like it might be sand and cocofiber, but it seems awfully dark. It's about 75% ZooMed Eco Earth (cocofiber) and about 25% calcium sand. I found out after I got the crabs that calcium sand is bad but I didn't think dumping the tank with all the recent stres...
by cinecrab
Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:51 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: New Owner- Is it me/my tank or not?
Replies: 10
Views: 621

New Owner- Is it me/my tank or not?

Hi everyone. I recently got a pair of hermit crabs after saving for the setup for quite awhile. They came from Petsmart and the conditions there were poor. Maybe five gallons for a half dozen crabs, wood chip bedding, etc. The staff that assisted me were also rather indelicate with them. Point is, I...