Carpet in Crabs' Room Needs Cleaned

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Carpet in Crabs' Room Needs Cleaned

Post by Lephantome92 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:05 am

One of our cats peed somewhere in my room, where I keep my crabs. However, it's been a wild goose chase finding where because the spot was dry till I found out about it. How much of a risk to my crabs' health would it be to move them right back after getting the carpet professionally cleaned if it comes down to that?

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Carpet in Crabs' Room Needs Cleaned

Post by piratetoothgir » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:12 am

Do you have any crabs down?
I wouldn’t move the tank if they are underground, you’d have to be extremely careful not to collapse any tunnels.

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What size is your tank? If it’s over 20 gallons, then I would not try moving it.
GotButterflies has the awesome idea with the black light! :)


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Re: Carpet in Crabs' Room Needs Cleaned

Post by GotButterflies » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:13 am

You can purchase a black light to see where the urine stain is :)
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Re: Carpet in Crabs' Room Needs Cleaned

Post by Lephantome92 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:34 am

The tank is more or less a 40 gallon. Hopefully I can get some kind of blacklight tonight!

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Re: Carpet in Crabs' Room Needs Cleaned

Post by AwesomeHermit » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:52 am

Maybe you could move the carpet?
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Re: Carpet in Crabs' Room Needs Cleaned

Post by soilentgringa » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:25 am

AwesomeHermit wrote:Maybe you could move the carpet?
Carpets are usually...attached to the flooring. Rugs are moveable.

The carpet cleaning isn't going to harm the crabs. Just wrap the tank if you are worried about cleaning smells.



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