Re-setting up my 40b

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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by Hermiesguardian » Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:59 pm

So my daughter named the black/white one Sebastian. From Little Mermaid. And the candy shell striped one Mr. Crabs.
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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by ciaraalston » Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:00 am

Hermiesguardian wrote:So my daughter named the black/white one Sebastian. From Little Mermaid. And the candy shell striped one Mr. Crabs.
Yay! I have a Sebastian ImageImage
Your daughter picked beautiful names!!

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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:10 am

ciaraalston wrote:
Hermiesguardian wrote:So my daughter named the black/white one Sebastian. From Little Mermaid. And the candy shell striped one Mr. Crabs.
Yay! I have a Sebastian ImageImage
Your daughter picked beautiful names!!

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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:52 pm

I got the hamster wheel today and set it up. Who knows how long it will take the crabs to figure it out. Lol. And I moved one camera from the other tank to this one for now.
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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:54 am

Here's a look inside the 40b. Image

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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by AwesomeHermit » Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:56 am

Hermiesguardian wrote:Here's a look inside the 40b. Image

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I like it! Where did you get those food dishes?
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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by Hermie225 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:48 am

Looks great! And don’t worry, once they find the wheel you’ll probably find at least one in there at any given time lol

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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:03 pm

Hermie225 wrote:Looks great! And don’t worry, once they find the wheel you’ll probably find at least one in there at any given time lol
I know. There are 2-3 crabs on the wheel in my other tank. :banana:
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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:07 pm

AwesomeHermit wrote:
Hermiesguardian wrote:Here's a look inside the 40b. Image

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I like it! Where did you get those food dishes?
I got the dishes at the petstore, reptile section.
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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by GotButterflies » Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:18 pm

Love the background!! Can't wait to see it when it is all done :)

By heat tape, what are you referring to? Ultratherms, or Reflectix tape?
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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:31 pm

GotButterflies wrote:Love the background!! Can't wait to see it when it is all done :)

By heat tape, what are you referring to? Ultratherms, or Reflectix tape?
It's all done. Crabs are in. I'm confused about the heat tape. I think someone else mentioned it but I'm not using any, at least not now. Just an Ultratherm on the back.
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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by GotButterflies » Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:40 pm

Oh my word...I didn't realize that there were three pages to this thread!!! I only saw the first one!! Sorry!! It looks amazing!!! I love how tiny your babies are!!! :)

Love all of the colors! The oak branch looks great too!! :)
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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by Hermiesguardian » Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:46 am

GotButterflies wrote:Oh my word...I didn't realize that there were three pages to this thread!!! I only saw the first one!! Sorry!! It looks amazing!!! I love how tiny your babies are!!! :)

Love all of the colors! The oak branch looks great too!! :)
Lol. Yes, it does.
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Re: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by Hermiesguardian » Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:52 am

Sadly Sebastian didn't make it. He was staying in the same spot hiding since day one. I did move him once closer to the food (I know, hands off) but he immediately went back. Hadn't moved again for couple of days. I have a camera in there so I know if they're moving at night. I checked this morning on both. Mr. Crabs, which I was most worried about since he was so pale, moved around after I peeked at him. But Sebastian didn't return to his spot and smells like death. Not fishy, but something died under your house smell. I put him back in just in case. But I think he's gone.
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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: Re-setting up my 40b

Post by Rawrgeous » Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:04 am

Oh no! :( Sorry for your loss.

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