What are your crabs up to?

Where we discuss the behavior of our hermit crabs, as in fights, pecking orders, shell swaps, etc. Please post all naked-crab posts in the Emergency forum.
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Re: What are your crabs up to?

Post by Hermiesguardian » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:43 pm

Hey, you're holding up the line

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Re: What are your crabs up to?

Post by Chris81 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:24 pm

Plumb just came up from a molt and swapped into a polished shell. Now all three of the crabbos are in polished shells. Thanks, guys. I was hoping you'd pick different-looking shells so I could tell you all apart with just a glance, but no. These crabbos are as bad as cats (which is why I love them so much...heh).

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What are your crabs up to?

Post by Overmountain1 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:56 am

I love seeing all the videos of the silly crabs! They’re always funny to me.
Let’s see- all my big ones are being lazy, my E tank is slow right now bc they’re about half digging in the sub, and big PP Barry down for her first molt w me. Poor Gene is her tiny PP sidekick and is so lost without her to dote on and watch over. They’re hilarious together. Image
Stumpy just hanging out
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Barry in white shell, Gene above looking over her as always.

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What are your crabs up to?

Post by GotButterflies » Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:34 am

Laying Zoeae...again! If only I could get them to take shells. One of these days I hope to get them to. This is day two. (Edit: Clutch #9 for this year!)
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Re: What are your crabs up to?

Post by GRMU99 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:23 pm

The only crab that i have right now has been down for about 3 1/2 weeks hopefully molting. The las time i had a crab go down it never came back up alive.


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Re: What are your crabs up to?

Post by Scarletfire » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:08 pm

Sorry it's a little blurry. These two were under the wheel when I got home. As soon as the lights turned off at 7pm,these two were were climbing. About 15min later, these guys were at odds with each other.

Although they were adopted from different places, I'm glad they get along. They're always together, never too far apart from each other. Image

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Re: What are your crabs up to?

Post by curlysister » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:28 pm

Cher is back up!
Went down on May long weekend. Up for one day August 16.
Now back up October 9th! I hope she stays up for a while now!
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Re: What are your crabs up to?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:03 pm

curlysister wrote:Cher is back up!
Went down on May long weekend. Up for one day August 16.
Now back up October 9th! I hope she stays up for a while now!
Yay! That's awesome! ImageImage They look cute in the wheel together! Image

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Re: What are your crabs up to?

Post by aslansgirl89 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:39 pm

Well, now that they've both molted, I decided to add a bit more substrate and a few more shells as well and tonight is apparently shell swap night! I have been going in to look at them every hour or so to see how they like the new arrangement and every time I go in, they are in different shells! Shallan swapped her green turbo for a spikey shell, then had buyers remorse, tried another green turbo but found that it was too small and so she went back to the spikey one and then while she was distracted, Kaladin crept in and took her original shell so no more buyers remorse for her tonight unless he chooses another one too! These little animals are so entertaining to watch!

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Re: What are your crabs up to?

Post by Overmountain1 » Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:10 pm

Just being cute. This is our newest little friend, Ryder. Super cute!!
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Re: What are your crabs up to?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:28 pm

Overmountain1 wrote:Just being cute. This is our newest little friend, Ryder. Super cute!!
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Aw is he/she a strawberry? I've only ever had PP. Ryder is very adorable!! Congrats. Image

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Re: What are your crabs up to?

Post by Overmountain1 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:36 pm

He is a strawberry! And thank you. We think ‘he’ at least. This is the fella that escaped at his original owners home just before I adopted his colony, and was found in their basement 6 weeks later! It’s a total mystery but I was able to meet with the guy and pick this one up too. We are all saying our crabby prayers for him and I’ve been feeding him extra good these past couple weeks, so we are hoping he molts ok this time too with all his adventure time.


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Re: What are your crabs up to?

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:59 pm

Overmountain1 wrote:He is a strawberry! And thank you. We think ‘he’ at least. This is the fella that escaped at his original owners home just before I adopted his colony, and was found in their basement 6 weeks later! It’s a total mystery but I was able to meet with the guy and pick this one up too. Image We are all saying our crabby prayers for him and I’ve been feeding him extra good these past couple weeks, so we are hoping he molts ok this time too with all his adventure time. Image


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That's great you got to rescue him too! Those big eyes are too cute. Image I did see that post about his crabby adventure in the basement lol! 'm so glad he survived and made it to your home. ImageImageImage

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