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by Tiffany
Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: 3 out of 4 new crabs "went under" within a few hours
Replies: 8
Views: 137

Re: 3 out of 4 new crabs "went under" within a few hours

I'm so glad too! I had them years ago and all was well for 7 years until a neighbor gave me one her kid had gotten from the beach. They all ended up sick and they died within months! I tried everything! I felt absolutely terrible. It took me until now to make that commitment again! I was quite rusty...
by Tiffany
Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: 3 out of 4 new crabs "went under" within a few hours
Replies: 8
Views: 137

4th crab under: how long can they hide without food?

That's the thing....the tips were sharp and they all looked so bright and beautiful so I was confused! I could understand one maybe two molting....the 1st two didn't seem as active but I figured they were freaked out and shy. They all explored at first, then 2 "caved it" then POOF they were gone! I ...
by Tiffany
Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:10 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: 3 out of 4 new crabs "went under" within a few hours
Replies: 8
Views: 137

Re: 3 out of 4 new crabs "went under" within a few hours

Thanks! I figured but can't help but worry. They were given to me in those horrible wire cages with a layer of gravel and a barely damp sponge. UGH!! The lady simply didn't know what her kid had "won" at the carnival. So, double stress for them. Yikes!...thanks for the response, I really needed some...
by Tiffany
Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: 3 out of 4 new crabs "went under" within a few hours
Replies: 8
Views: 137

3 out of 4 new crabs "went under" within a few hours

Hello all! I did a ton of research thanks to all of you wonderful experts before getting my new little dudes! I got a 40 gal tank with 5/6 inches of sand/coconut fiber and have been making sure my new guys had plenty of places to hide, climb and I got wonderful ideas on my crabitat from you all. I e...