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by CandyBolts™
Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: Archives: LHC
Topic: Is size difference a big deal?
Replies: 6
Views: 206

Is size difference a big deal?

When I got my hermit crabs, I had never had them before and I wasn't aware that different sizes could be a little bit of a hassle. And one is larger than the other and surprisingly, the larger one molted once since I got them and the small one still hasn't yet and now he's looking so much larger tha...
by CandyBolts™
Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Archives: Crab illness
Topic: My tank has the foul odor but both of them are alive? SUPER URGENT!
Replies: 4
Views: 1051

My tank has the foul odor but both of them are alive? SUPER URGENT!

1) How long have you had your crabs and how long have you been caring for this particular crab in distress?I have had them since July. I discovered the problem when I came home this evening.2) What size is your tank and what kind of lid do you have? My crabitat is 25 gallons and I have a basic repti...
by CandyBolts™
Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: Archives: Molting
Topic: Calcium Substrate
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Calcium Substrate

I was reading up on molting to make sure I would be prepared and read that Calci-Sand® was not suitable for isolation tanks because it is preferred that sand is moist and perfect for sandcastles, and Calci-Sand® is organic and will go bad if it remains wet. When I purchased everything for my hermit ...
by CandyBolts™
Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:58 pm
Forum: Archives: The isolation tank itself
Topic: Is an isolation tank necessary?
Replies: 4
Views: 1268

Is an isolation tank necessary?

I've only just recently gotten my hermit crabs. And the more I read about them to make sure I can do my best to care for them, the more I hear people saying that I should have an isolation tank for various things. We're not exactly the highest income family and I have to depend on money from my pare...