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by Motörcrab
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory
Replies: 9
Views: 196

Re: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory

Here are a few more pictures of these two. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191115/0e657b3d96aa42437a61d82d90fd6b4a.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191115/a519283bd77432426cac86d2dc3d1117.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191115/aa41d8e4588db0ad5ac9340840453a56.jpg Sent from my Pixel 2...
by Motörcrab
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory
Replies: 9
Views: 196

Re: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory

Thanks, they are definitely buddies. They are almost always together and everyone is getting along. We do the cafeteria system for our tanks. Clean all the dishes and dry them at once. Then we lay all the dishes out, protein, plants/fruits, calcium, poops. Then add the same foods to each. It goes pr...
by Motörcrab
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory
Replies: 9
Views: 196

Re: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory

I know! We are getting to the point asking ourselves, Do we really need the TV, another tank can fit there! We scored two 75's a few weeks ago. We are looking at retiring the 30 gallon and moving some in the 55 over to that. I saw somewhere where somebody took three of the same size tanks and made o...
by Motörcrab
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory
Replies: 9
Views: 196

Our Latest Adoptions & Backstory

Xeno and I finally realized we can't even joke about rescuing or adopting crabs anymore. Ok on with the back story to this. We find it rather amusing. Rewind to last summer or maybe the summer before.. We we're at a pet store and struck up a conversation with a lady and her husband about crabs. Xeno...
by Motörcrab
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Smallest ultratherm
Replies: 10
Views: 174

Re: Smallest ultratherm

Bean Farm has a 6x17. With only having 4" to heat I'm wondering if the 6x17 could be too much for such a small area. Especially considering warm air rises. Sorry if I made it more complicated. Just thinking out loud on here. https://beanfarm.com/collections/heating/products/ultratherm-heat-pads-6-x-...
by Motörcrab
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Recommendations from other groups?
Replies: 12
Views: 290

Re: Recommendations from other groups?

I am a member here, obviously. I also joined CSJ, and LHCOS on Facebook. I believe there is a right and wrong way to care for hermit crabs. I also believe there is more than one correct way to properly care for them too. As long as end result is a properly set up crabitat I don't think it matters ho...
by Motörcrab
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: 3 crabs need a good home
Replies: 22
Views: 960

Re: 3 crabs need a good home

Aaah. I didn't catch that until now. Can you post a picture or two of your tank. We may be able to help you tweak things.
by Motörcrab
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: 3 crabs need a good home
Replies: 22
Views: 960

Re: 3 crabs need a good home

What do you have for both sides of your substrate? The one side is sand but I can't really tell what the left side is. Usually with a crabitat the entire bottom is filled to at least 6" of sand, Eco Earth or combination. With the 6" of substrate mixed to sandcastle consistency it's usually enough to...
by Motörcrab
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Crabs Needing a Home
Topic: 3 crabs need a good home
Replies: 22
Views: 960

Re: 3 crabs need a good home

What do you have for both sides of your substrate? The one side is sand but I can't really tell what the left side is. Usually with a crabitat the entire bottom is filled to at least 6" of sand, Eco Earth or combination. With the 6" of substrate mixed to sandcastle consistency it's usually enough to...
by Motörcrab
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Crab Taming?
Replies: 11
Views: 537

Re: Crab Taming?

If you Google Jonathan Livingston Crab and Carol Ormes they have a very unique living situation. Carol helps Jonathan while molting and lets him roam on the floor. Her care techniques are nothing like on here or other sites. It has been working for them for 43 years. In videos Jonathan really seems ...
by Motörcrab
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Where can I find plastic egg crate?
Replies: 13
Views: 321

Re: Where can I find plastic egg crate?

I use it for the base of background, making shelves, platforms on top and ramps in my water pools. For backdrops I cut it down so it will go all the way to the bottom of the tank. The substrate helps hold it in place and add a few Fluker's Tension Rods up high to keep it from leaning. I attach wheel...
by Motörcrab
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: D.I.Y Projects and Equipment
Topic: Where can I find plastic egg crate?
Replies: 13
Views: 321

Re: Where can I find plastic egg crate?

I wondered the same thing too. When I think of egg crate I think of the cardboard eggs come in. The stuff you would cut in rows and make caterpillars out of as a kid!
by Motörcrab
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Pictures For Instagram
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: Pictures For Instagram

My Instacrab is @dcomoss
It is not only hermit crabs. It includes Fleabags travels, concert and music related stuff, and whatever else. You have been warned.
by Motörcrab
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Bacterial Bloom?
Replies: 6
Views: 356

Re: Bacterial Bloom?

With having just EE as substrate you run a higher chance of getting a bacterial bloom. Since EE is only ground up coconut husk it can rot quicker than a mix with playsand. There is a good chance the white you are seeing is just from food the crabs drug off if it is on the surface too. If it's just o...