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by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions
Replies: 15
Views: 623

Re: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions

The mineral blocks probably have some calcium in them. But you might want to add a high calcium item like cuttlebone or a little dish filled with calcium powder. I have both in my tank. I find my crab Beau sitting in the calcium powder dish often. [emoji16] Sent from my Moto G (5) Plus using Tapata...
by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions
Replies: 15
Views: 623

Re: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions

Welcome! The most important suggestion is the size of your tank. It should be minimum a 10 gal. Especially with 2 crabs. What do you feed them? They need calcium and protein daily. As well as a variety of other foods. Sorry I meant to say 10gal. I don’t know why I said 5. I’m hoping to upgrade to a...
by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions
Replies: 15
Views: 623

Re: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions

Maddamay32 wrote:Oh nice, you've had them for a few months then. So is your paper going to be about the behavior you've witnessed while you've had them? Or more so what you've read and studied?

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by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions
Replies: 15
Views: 623

Re: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions

Maddamay32 wrote:That's Perfect! Probably why your humidy stays so high haha. How long have you had your crabs?

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by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions
Replies: 15
Views: 623

Re: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions

Oh! Also I didn't see any other lid in the pic besides suranwrap, which is totally fine except crabs are escape artists lol. Definitely invest in a lid asap if you haven't already. I really like the name Gretchen lol, makes me want to get another crab just to steal that name ;) Sent from my LG-SP32...
by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions
Replies: 15
Views: 623

Re: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions

Super cute and awesome! Other than getting a little bigger UTH and some more stuff for your crabs to climb on it looks perfect!! All your shells are lovely too btw. How many babies do you have? Sent from my LG-SP320 using Tapatalk Thanks!! I have one small and the other one is kinda a medium. Gretc...
by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions
Replies: 15
Views: 623

My beginner crabitat. Any suggestions

ImageImage It’s 10 gal and I have a small UTH but the warm side is only 75 degrees F. The humidity is 90%


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by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Shells
Topic: Looking for shell shops
Replies: 9
Views: 516

Re: Looking for shell shops

Naples shells is what I use. I order a turbo from them
by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Shells
Topic: Looking for shell shops
Replies: 9
Views: 516

Re: Looking for shell shops

Naples shells is what I use. I order a turbo from them
by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Water
Topic: Can I use saltwater from the ocean at the beach?
Replies: 2
Views: 443

Can I use saltwater from the ocean at the beach?

I’m visiting at the beach and was wondering if I could collect saltwater for my crabs there? :crabbigsmile:
by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Crabitat Conditions
Topic: Holes in sand
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: Holes in sand

leave them be
by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Water
Topic: Zoo med water conditioner
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Zoo med water conditioner

I use zoo med salt water and drinking water conditioners. Is that ok?
by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: heating
Replies: 3
Views: 225

heating

how should I heat my tank? heating pad or light? :crabbigsmile:
by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Mon Sep 30, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Hermit crab climbing
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: Hermit crab climbing

thanks! lol
by Hermiehomes4Gretchen
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Crab & Care Questions
Topic: Hermit crab climbing
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: Hermit crab climbing

what is MSW? I'm new to this and I want to keep it budget friendly.