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by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Water
Topic: can i use Aqueon water conditioner for my crabs water?
Replies: 15
Views: 1863

Re: can i use Aqueon water conditioner for my crabs water?

JoeHermits wrote:They’re safe. Most water conditioners used for fish are also safe for hermit crabs.


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thanks for the quick response!! :)
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Water
Topic: can i use Aqueon water conditioner for my crabs water?
Replies: 15
Views: 1863

can i use Aqueon water conditioner for my crabs water?

the bottle says: "makes tap water safe for fish, instantly neutralizes chlorine in tap water, aids in restoring a fishes natural slime coat" i also have a more expensive product called "Nutrafin Aqua plus, which does the same thing, is used for salt and fresh water fish, neutralizes heavy metals, AN...
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: growing a little chia in crabitat?
Replies: 4
Views: 630

Re: growing a little chia in crabitat?

ciaraalston wrote:I'm doing that with a small plastic bowl [emoji4]

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ooo awesome! what substrate are you using to grow them in?! :)
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: growing a little chia in crabitat?
Replies: 4
Views: 630

growing a little chia in crabitat?

ive been digging around online and seen people not only use it as a food source for their crabs but also as decoration!
what do you guys think?
i was thinking about having a tiny glass bowl buried to surface level and plant chia seeds in it.
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?
Replies: 8
Views: 784

Re: is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?

I get my play sand from home depot for 2.80 and Lowes, it's just called play sand and is very common. Only had difficulty finding it at one home depot because apparently someone was building a sandbox and bought it all out lol [emoji14] Sent from my Pixel 2 XL using Tapatalk thanks for answering! :...
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?
Replies: 8
Views: 784

Re: is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?

Avoid the " hermit crab sand" sold at pet stores. Sent from my SM-S727VL using Tapatalk thank you! i literally just returned a tiny bag of it to the pet store a few days ago ($7!!), because i realized it wasnt good after looking into it. sucks that half of the stuff marketed towards hermits arent t...
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?
Replies: 8
Views: 784

Re: is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?

ciaraalston wrote:Avoid calci sand. I've used quikcrete and the home Depot brand [emoji4]

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thank you! ill def check out my local home depot :)
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?
Replies: 8
Views: 784

is there any brand of play sand i should avoid?

ive always had eco earth in my tank without any problems, but now i want to have a mix of play sand! to raise humidity and to make my crabby more happy to dig!

i want your opinion! where do you buy your play sand and is there anything i should avoid?

thanks everyone
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Shopping, Stores and Reviews
Topic: hermit crab food shops located in Canada?
Replies: 8
Views: 1293

Re: hermit crab food shops located in Canada?

Is Canadian Crab Connection still open? It's really hard to send food items from the US to Canada. There are strict laws about what plants are permitted, and not a lot is allowed through. If the packages are caught with things that aren'y allowes then everything gets destroyed and both parties can ...
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Omega One - freeze dried fish food?
Replies: 4
Views: 665

Re: Omega One - freeze dried fish food?

PinchersAndShells wrote:The freeze dried foods are definitely okay!
Not too sure on the pellet food - hopefully someone who knows can get back to you on that!

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thanks for the info! better safe than sorry! cheers!
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Omega One - freeze dried fish food?
Replies: 4
Views: 665

Re: Omega One - freeze dried fish food?

JoeHermits wrote:I don’t trust most pellets because of the chemical preservatives—listed or unlisted.


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thank you! good point! ill be sure to avoid it!
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Sun Nov 18, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Shopping, Stores and Reviews
Topic: hermit crab food shops located in Canada?
Replies: 8
Views: 1293

hermit crab food shops located in Canada?

i dont think this is the correct spot to post this but i figured maybe someone would know here, every online shop ive visited has extreme shipping costs to canada, ($20-$33 shipping) just for a small amount of homemade food.

any suggestions?
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Food
Topic: Omega One - freeze dried fish food?
Replies: 4
Views: 665

Omega One - freeze dried fish food?

hey all, i used to have a spoiled fish (Oscar Cichlid), that has unfortunately passed last year, which means im left with LOOTTS of food (high end food at that) so im wondering if all this freeze dried stuff can go to good use before it goes bad. (im sorry if some of this was already put on the safe...
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: My crab is alone
Replies: 3
Views: 727

My crab is alone

I’ve had my crab for approx. 8+ years. Most of my life, he came from one of those horrible mall/gift shop stands with the painted shells, I wasnt unsure about getting one (didn’t want to support the shop) but my heart gave in to the runts. I ended up getting 4. They had good lives and I feel as I ma...
by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: my crab decided to molt in his dome
Replies: 7
Views: 778

Re: my crab decided to molt in his dome

What kind of substrate do you have? I'm not familiar with coconut ground shavings. i shouldve clarified better haha, yeah its cocohusk by "Exo Terra" ive used it ever since my first crab and had no problems with molting, mr krabs is in a 25 gallon (alone) with about 4 and a half inches of ground. i...