Search found 961 matches

by Laurie LeAnn
Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:48 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Missing Crab
Replies: 4
Views: 286

Re: Missing Crab

I had to go looking for a crab..I did the slice method with my substrate. Did find a crab dead, all the limbs just fell off .I made sure there was no live crab behind..but was pretty sure it was dead..stinky fish smell. Then I have almost chucked a crab in the trash.. saw parts of crab.. was going t...
by Laurie LeAnn
Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:37 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Crabs not interested in shells?
Replies: 7
Views: 357

Re: Crabs not interested in shells?

I have about 125$ worth of shells just sitting under the crab stand, jade, tapestry, those type that remind me of a donut..o.k. I'm hungry! All sizes..I even sold a ton I had cause they weren't using them. I was going nuts trying find the perfect size, shell, ect.. bought the shell calibration thing...
by Laurie LeAnn
Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:25 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: When to remove an old shell?
Replies: 4
Views: 327

Re: When to remove an old shell?

As fast as mine have changed and before I could say yeah! They would change back...it's been about two years since mine have changed.. they still fit in theirs but crabby paddy has a crack at the top and the other has a worn spot..buyers remorse..
by Laurie LeAnn
Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:19 am
Forum: Archivables
Topic: Building Crabtopia is taking forever!
Replies: 49
Views: 1935

Re: Building Crabtopia is taking forever!

If you have your wood down touching the substrate and you notice mold here's a little trick someone came up with..they got those plastic mats people use to make crafts with..you know has all those little squares and people can use them to sew with yarn?? Just cant think of the name..any how they cut...
by Laurie LeAnn
Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:07 am
Forum: Archivables
Topic: To Understand Why There Is No Right Or Wrong To Crab Care
Replies: 14
Views: 1571

Re: To Understand Why There Is No Right Or Wrong To Crab Car

I have always said.. what works for one crabber May not work for another crabber..
:wink:
by Laurie LeAnn
Sat Nov 28, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Archivables
Topic: help with crabitat.
Replies: 14
Views: 721

Re: help with crabitat.

I was just going to say if you had to add this or that just to get 10 gal running and your crabs are going to grow...I would try to find a way to get the other tank going.you will be so much happier with it..it's so much trouble to get a tank started..they are by no means cheap little burgers
by Laurie LeAnn
Sat Nov 28, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: Archivables
Topic: Building Crabtopia is taking forever!
Replies: 49
Views: 1935

Re: Building Crabtopia is taking forever!

I would just keep an eye on that green stuff..crabs like to chew plastic stuff at times. I have used those half logs before the only trouble I ever had was the got moldy but I had them down in my sand.. p.s. you will be 're doing that tank over and over and over and over.. and EVERYTHING you see is ...
by Laurie LeAnn
Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:26 pm
Forum: New Crabs and New Crab Owners
Topic: New Owners
Replies: 7
Views: 98

Re: New Owners

I only have one that is named.my original from 2009' crabby paddy. Then I don't know I had 6-8 at a time got to hard to tell them apart cause they switched shells. C.P. I could always tell cause he was bigger.. but I just stopped naming them. Now it's just crabby paddy and the " girl " crab. I would...
by Laurie LeAnn
Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:43 am
Forum: Our Other Pets
Topic: Akiko
Replies: 60
Views: 1115

Re: Akiko

Except for the little white spot in the tail..would pass for Sebastian...I miss him a lot.. but so done with the cat hair, litters, food, ants that seemed to invade our house because of his food, $$$$ vet bills and broken heart...
by Laurie LeAnn
Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:32 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: How to keep the tank warm during a power outage
Replies: 32
Views: 8820

Re: How to keep the tank warm during a power outage

We just had a first winter storm Saturday was with out power from 8:30a.m. -3p.m. house got about 60..I just threw heavy blankets over the tank..that's all I could do..when the power did come on it wasn't that bad in the tank.next time I think I will throw them in small container and take them upsta...
by Laurie LeAnn
Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:24 am
Forum: Archivables
Topic: Insulating and warmth
Replies: 19
Views: 651

Re: Insulating and warmth

I have one of the extension cords that's has 5-6 plugs in it that you plug into your wall .. a power surge cord.. i have 3 uth and 2 lights plugged into that baby! Our house is electric out let poor...old house..very few around..so we use slot of these power surge cords...also might add if your havi...
by Laurie LeAnn
Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:12 am
Forum: Archivables
Topic: Glass canopy for 40g breeder?
Replies: 8
Views: 758

Re: Glass canopy for 40g breeder?

Make sure you have some ventilation..crabs can't get the shrink wrap..did you ask the pet store if they could order you the size lid you need? Some independent pet store owners will do it where mass chain pet stores won't or can't. I went to a private owned & they ordered me my 2 glass lids for my 5...
by Laurie LeAnn
Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:00 am
Forum: Archivables
Topic: re-sticking & insulating heater
Replies: 5
Views: 455

Re: re-sticking & insulating heater

If I wasn't so lazy, tired, sore, I would get up and look see what brand my heat mat is but I'm pretty darn sure it's zoo med or something w med on it...I have insulation covering the back of my 55 gal tank. It's a Styrofoam type you use for houses I think..the library had got it and I used it to dr...
by Laurie LeAnn
Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Flea
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: Flea

You can take common table salt and sprinkle it all over your floors and let set over night. All bedding blankets, sheets, dirty clothes on the floor your animals might of slept on. Wash..area rugs wash to.. you can get a flea collar and cut part of it up and put in your vac bag. Give your cat or dog...
by Laurie LeAnn
Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Crab fights!
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: Crab fights!

Organic peanut butter and raw honey..the others are filled with preservatives and sugars..you can try organic baby foods like beech nut brands