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by ChrisCrab
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Shellfish Allergy
Replies: 8
Views: 438

Re: Shellfish Allergy

Thanks, I Will. I'm interested to know if i'm allergic to the dye or protein.
by ChrisCrab
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Shellfish Allergy
Replies: 8
Views: 438

Re: Shellfish Allergy

The doctor told me I'm allergic to shell fish and I haven't had a problem with my crabs or their food 👍 that is just me though. That's good to hear, how bad is your allergy? My throat will close if I eat shellfish. Either way I have to get it checked out, sense everyone is different with how they r...
by ChrisCrab
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: New here and looking to adopt
Replies: 6
Views: 340

Re: New here and looking to adopt

I wanted to get some ideas for a great habitat for the HC's before building it. I really like what this person has done. http://www.hermitcrabassociation.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=119491&p=1074531#p1074531 I had hermit crabs when I was a kid, but not since. I have been thinking about adopting th...
by ChrisCrab
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: New here and looking to adopt
Replies: 6
Views: 340

Re: New here and looking to adopt

unfortunately I have to make an appointment with an allergist before moving forward. Wodesorel informed me of the possible ways I could get a reaction from them with having a shellfish allergy.
by ChrisCrab
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Shellfish Allergy
Replies: 8
Views: 438

Re: Shellfish Allergy

Hermit crabs don't actively shed, but they can produce allergens in both spit and feces. You should talk with your allergist to find out how severe your allergy is and if incidental contact is a danger. You'll have skin contact from handling and cleaning up after them, but also the possibility of a...
by ChrisCrab
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: New 20 Gallon Tall Build With Egg Crate (complete)
Replies: 36
Views: 3036

Re: New 20 Gallon Tall Build With Egg Crate (in process)

This looks amazing, awesome job. I'm sure your crabs really appreciate it. I have to do this!
by ChrisCrab
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: New here and looking to adopt
Replies: 6
Views: 340

New here and looking to adopt

Hi,
My name is Chris I live in Killingly, CT. If anyone is looking for a new home for their HC please let me know. Thanks
by ChrisCrab
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Shellfish Allergy
Replies: 8
Views: 438

Shellfish Allergy

I have been wanting to adopt hermit crabs for a while, but I have a shellfish allergy. I was just wondering what kind of precautions people take caring for hermit crabs with an allergy.

Thanks