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by parker_roo
Sun Dec 20, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!
Replies: 20
Views: 830

Re: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!

I'm so sorry parker_roo. :comfort: I don't think your idea of the 55 is a bad one. If you still enjoy hermits, you should keep moving forward with them. :) Accidents happen, and not every molt will be successful. A fresh tank will correct anything that might be wrong, if that's your concern. Hermit...
by parker_roo
Sun Dec 20, 2015 3:14 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!
Replies: 20
Views: 830

Re: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!

Hey everyone. I'm sad to say that Ollie did not make it. I never got a chance to put her in iso because I was so busy. It feels awful to go from four crabs to two crabs, since my other one, Hendel passed a few weeks ago. I'm still not sure what the problem is, but I have this 55 gallon tank I have h...
by parker_roo
Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!
Replies: 20
Views: 830

Re: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!

Being disturbed a few weeks ago wouldn't have made this happen now. If he was that easy to find though, another crab could have chased him up early. Some crabs like to molt under a solid structure. It's just what they do. Iso is never a bad idea when you have a situation like this with other crabs ...
by parker_roo
Wed Dec 16, 2015 9:20 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!
Replies: 20
Views: 830

Re: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!

He molted within I'd say the last week or so. That color of indicative of not being fully hardened. The fallen leg is definitely his, but he's not missing either of his claws. Could another crab have dug him up? Is the sub a good consistency all the way down? I would agree with you. When I attempte...
by parker_roo
Wed Dec 16, 2015 12:04 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!
Replies: 20
Views: 830

Re: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!

1. What kind of substrate is used in your tank and how deep is it?  *It's a mixture of EE and play sand, and it is about 6 inches deep.* 2. Do you have gauges in the tank to measure temperature and humidity? If so, where are they located and what temperature and humidity do they usually read?  *Yes,...
by parker_roo
Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!
Replies: 20
Views: 830

Re: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!

Here's the pictures I've got. Then I will answer those questions in the next post.
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by parker_roo
Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:39 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!
Replies: 20
Views: 830

My poor thing dropped a limb! Help!

Okay, so here is the info. I was changing the food and water in my tat, when I found a limb! My Hendel was close to the water dishes and I gently picked him up and moved him to change the water. But when I removed the FW, there was a claw next to the water dish. I really don't think he dropped it wh...
by parker_roo
Wed Dec 02, 2015 1:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance
Replies: 37
Views: 2795

Re: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance

Hey everyone, I've been working a lot lately, so I haven't had time to keep you updated. Unfortunately Ollie did not make it, and passed away. Yes, it is always very sad to lose one of my little buddies, but I'm just glad she isn't suffering any longer. I buried her in my back yard, rest in peace my...
by parker_roo
Tue Dec 01, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: Shopping, Stores and Reviews
Topic: What is the best food to buy online?
Replies: 17
Views: 1904

Re: What is the best food to buy online?

Hey, sorry it has been forever since I replied to this topic. But any way, I did buy the sample of each diet from TheHappyHermitSupply, on Etsy. I have been feeding my crabs this food for about a month now, and they don't touch it! For some reason, they won't eat it. I change up the variety every d...
by parker_roo
Tue Nov 17, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance
Replies: 37
Views: 2795

Re: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance

Okay, here is my next problem. Ollie is refusing to come out of her shell for me to hand feed her. I've waited for about 45 mins, and she won't come out. I'm not sure if it's that she is too weak to come all the way out, or if she is scared. But I've had her out, propped up to the position that she ...
by parker_roo
Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance
Replies: 37
Views: 2795

Re: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance

Okay, I have some great news! It looks like I have just over reacted, and thought too much into the situation. Marcel is okay! He just came up from his molt on Sunday! I'll post a picture! But Ollie isn't doing too well. She still seems weak, but I just need to spend more time helping her regain her...
by parker_roo
Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance
Replies: 37
Views: 2795

Re: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance

Alright, so Ollie isn't doing too well. She is in iso, but she has gotten much paler and weaker! I checked on her today and it seems like she hasn't moved in a day or two. I took her out of the tank to take a closer look at her. When she finally came out of her shell, she was almost white. Plus she ...
by parker_roo
Mon Nov 09, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance
Replies: 37
Views: 2795

Re: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance

Oh, and I put Hendel back in the main tank. I basically switched Ollie and Hendel from the iso tank. Hopefully he isn't a cannibal, and Marcel will come back up to the surface soon. I'm keeping my fingers crossed! And again, thank you for everyone's support! I love the HCA, and how great everyone is...
by parker_roo
Mon Nov 09, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance
Replies: 37
Views: 2795

Re: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance

I isolated Ollie in a separate tank. I put her in a moss pit and placed the pieces exo (hopefully her exo) that I found right next to her. When I checked on her this morning it didn't look like she ate any of the exo. She was curled up against the back of the tank where the UTH is placed. She was ac...
by parker_roo
Sun Nov 08, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Possible Post-Molt Problem, I Need Some Guidance
Replies: 37
Views: 2795

Re: Possible Post-Molt Problem, [edit: RIP Marcel-attacked]

Our hermit crabs make us do nothing but worry! I will keep you guys updated, and see if Marcel does come up. Thank you all for helping me out so far! I really appreciate it! And even if it does turn out bad, you guys helped me to not give up!