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by GotButterflies
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Crab Emitting Strange Smell
Replies: 5
Views: 180

Re: Crab Emitting Strange Smell

Are the water pools that you provide him/her with deep enough for him/her to fully submerge in and safely get out of?

Hermit crabs keep water in their shells. It could be the water in his shell that smells so bad. If his water is dirty, perhaps that is what stinks.
by GotButterflies
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Which way should we go?
Replies: 7
Views: 225

Re: Which way should we go?

Great pictures!
by GotButterflies
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Is my crab dying? ):
Replies: 9
Views: 288

Re: Is my crab dying? ):

Hello. Is your substrate mixed with dechlorinated marine saltwater or dechlorinated freshwater to make it sandcastle consistency? Your humidity going down into the 70s is too low. IMO it shouldn't ever dip below 80. Hermits need the humidity to breathe. You need to buy a dechlorinator. Use tap water...
by GotButterflies
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Bugs!
Topic: Orange/Tan flying bugs?!
Replies: 4
Views: 187

Re: Orange/Tan flying bugs?!

Fruit flys are the worst!! Try to refrain from feeding fresh foods - stick to dry foods, and only put the foods in there when the hermits are awake. Good luck! :) You can also make the bottle traps to keep outside of your tank. :)
by GotButterflies
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Last Look at the 101 gallon Exo Terra Terrarium
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Last Look at the 101 gallon Exo Terra Terrarium

Agreed!!! I remember watching your video several times when I first came across it!!! :)
by GotButterflies
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Food
Topic: Well rounded diet?
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: Well rounded diet?

Curly sister covered most of it, I just wanted to say Hi and welcome to the HCA! :) Hermit crabs can eat a lot of the same things that we eat. Just check to make sure the item is on the safe list. Foods should be organic when possible. Hermit crabs are sensitive to pesticides and fertilizers. You al...
by GotButterflies
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Captive Bred, Baby Hermit Crabs!!
Replies: 11
Views: 558

Re: Captive Bred, Baby Hermit Crabs!!

Julsie wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:21 am
Just out of curiosity does she sell/adopt out any crabs?


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Yes, she does! :) You have to fill out an adoption application and be approved.
by GotButterflies
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Review My Crabitat (Updated)
Replies: 21
Views: 590

Re: Review My Crabitat (Updated)

Your pools look great! I would just recommend making your substrate deeper :)
by GotButterflies
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: I think my crab may have died
Replies: 1
Views: 252

Re: I think my crab may have died

Hello. I responded GB for GotButterflies. Since you've come to the emergency forum, we know you want a fast answer to your question. In order for us to figure out the problem as quickly as possible, we ask that you answer the following questions as best you can. Some of them may seem odd, but they'r...
by GotButterflies
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: Looking for thin striped hermit crab advice
Replies: 3
Views: 226

Re: Looking for thin striped hermit crab advice

Hello! I don't think we have too many members that own marine hermit crabs. You might want to check some saltwater aquarium groups as well. :)
by GotButterflies
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: New Crabber, review my Crabitat
Replies: 17
Views: 386

Re: New Crabber, review my Crabitat

Hello! Welcome to the HCA! :) Welcome to the wonderful addicting world of crabbing!!! :) It looks as though you have put a lot of thought into your crabbies housing :) These are the suggestions that I recommend: Substrate should be 6 inches or 3 times the height of your largest crab (whichever is de...
by GotButterflies
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Review My Crabitat (Updated)
Replies: 21
Views: 590

Re: Review My Crabitat (Updated)

Yw! :)
by GotButterflies
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP
Replies: 7
Views: 378

Re: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP

In the meantime, I wanted to send you these: Hermit crabs can eat a lot of the same things that we eat. Just check to make sure the item is on the safe list. Foods should be organic when possible. Hermit crabs are sensitive to pesticides and fertilizers. You also want to provide one or more calcium ...
by GotButterflies
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP
Replies: 7
Views: 378

Re: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP

beckersutton wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:33 pm
Thank You! I have tried to contact him and am waiting for a response still, but thank you for your help it is greatly appreciated.
Yw! I hope he gets back to you!