Stella's Crabitat

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Stella's Crabitat

Post by piratetoothgir » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:03 pm

Hi, thought you might want to see my completed crabitat!
Took me a long time of deciding, and planning to get where I am, but I finished!

Here's some logistics about it, I won't post pictures just yet :wink:

We've got a full deluxe built tank, it's a 55 gallon glass tank.
It's equipped with eight inches of PlaySand + EE mixture, very moist.

Each end features a relaxing pool to take a bath, with a private grass curtain.
Both saltwater and freshwater in the pools, separate at each end.

We've got awesome pits for both moss, and shells which are super deep!
Red Coleus vines overlap them, and surround the top of the tank with foliage.

Small vines are clustered here and there, filling in the essential gaps to functionality.

Now, I think I held you off long enough, here's photos!
Please enjoy my build, I am proud to own a tank like this.

Well, am I an official crabber? :D
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Post by piratetoothgir » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:05 pm

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Re: Stella's Crabitat

Post by jclee » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:16 pm

Nicely done!
120G with 12 hermit crabs, varied ages/sizes, most quite large
2.0 guinea pigs that own my living room
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0.1 tiger legged monkey tree frog
10G planted tank with feeder guppies

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Re: Stella's Crabitat

Post by Angel_crab » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:26 pm

Wow! What a great tank, and the decoration is really cool too. There is no doubt that your crabs are loving the new setup! :)


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Re: Stella's Crabitat

Post by piratetoothgir » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:36 pm

Angel_crab wrote:Wow! What a great tank, and the decoration is really cool too. There is no doubt that your crabs are loving the new setup! :)


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Thanks! I really love it.
Waiting on my hood to come in the next few days, then we're good!
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Re: Stella's Crabitat

Post by Moonlightdreams » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:37 pm

That's an awesome tank! It puts my little 20 gallon to shame. :wink: It looks so natural. :D
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Stella's Crabitat

Post by Angel_crab » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:39 pm

stellaplusrocky wrote:
Angel_crab wrote:Wow! What a great tank, and the decoration is really cool too. There is no doubt that your crabs are loving the new setup! Image


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Thanks! I really love it.
Waiting on my hood to come in the next few days, then we're good!
Awesome! I have a hood on top of my tank, and it makes life a lot easier as the heat and humidity stays inside the tank Image

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Re: Stella's Crabitat

Post by piratetoothgir » Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:04 pm

Angel_crab wrote:
stellaplusrocky wrote:
Angel_crab wrote:Wow! What a great tank, and the decoration is really cool too. There is no doubt that your crabs are loving the new setup! Image


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Thanks! I really love it.
Waiting on my hood to come in the next few days, then we're good!
Awesome! I have a hood on top of my tank, and it makes life a lot easier as the heat and humidity stays inside the tank Image
Yeah, traditional hoods are great!
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Re: Stella's Crabitat

Post by piratetoothgir » Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:29 am

Morning, thought I'd call on a few crabbers.
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Re: Stella's Crabitat

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:05 pm

Really nice!
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Raising daughter's hermit crabs, Shelder, Paras and Derek. Added 2 more of my own (of course) Pete and Stryper. Former mommy to 2 guinea pigs and beloved cat, Nissi

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Re: Stella's Crabitat

Post by curlysister » Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:57 pm

Very nice! Love all the greenery, I definitely need to get more for my tank! I presume there a lid on there so the hermies can't climb up and out, LOL.
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Post by piratetoothgir » Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:03 pm

curlysister wrote:Very nice! Love all the greenery, I definitely need to get more for my tank! I presume there a lid on there so the hermies can't climb up and out, LOL.
There is no lid, but I am using something to cover it for the time being.
Hood comes in a couple days.
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