Light Changes Crabs' Behaviors

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Light Changes Crabs' Behaviors

Post by AwesomeHermit » Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:56 pm

Was considering whether to put this in Crab Behaviors or here, but the main point is that I got a new white LED light. Ever since, my crabs have been more active, but only active until like 12 at night. Then they come back out at like 7 am when the lights turn on. Its pretty weird, but is it problematic or no?
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Re: Light Changes Crabs' Behaviors

Post by JoeHermits » Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:26 pm

I wouldn’t be concerned as long as they’re getting a proper day/night cycle.


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Re: Light Changes Crabs' Behaviors

Post by aussieJJDude » Sat Jul 11, 2020 5:03 am

I kinda noticed the same, that the crabs have a different schedule as well. I kinda thought it was me imaging things.


I do now think the lights do help increase activity during the day.

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