To rise everyone or not to rinse everyone?

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To rise everyone or not to rinse everyone?

Post by hermilove » Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:36 pm

I'm going to be putting a guy who ended up surface molting and loosing a couple legs through that molt, who successfully re-molted with all his appendages, back into the main tank. I've let him de-stress for the last two weeks in ISO and I want to put him back today. I usually try and rinse everyone in the main tank off, but is that actually necessary, or is it only necessary to rinse the guy going into the tank?


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Re: To rise everyone or not to rinse everyone?

Post by CallaLily » Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:54 pm

I only give new crabs or those returning after ISO a quick dunk in the freshwater pool before turning them lose in the main crabitat. It just makes them smell less new to the crabs already there.

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Re: To rise everyone or not to rinse everyone?

Post by hermilove » Sat Jan 24, 2015 4:13 pm

Ok thanks! Washing one crab is a lot easier :)


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