I can’t find Tiny!

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I can’t find Tiny!

Post by crabbycasey » Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:24 am

I had all 5 of my med PP crabs under at once and got bored watching/feeding my pet sand so I got 2 more hermies, a small and a teeny. My small one, Ruby, seems to be adjusting pretty well, climbing, eating, digging and hauling shell when I approach the tank. Lol. My teeny guy, Tiny, checked out a few things, ate a little and went into a hide. Well I have a 40g breeder and now...I can’t find Tiny! It’s been a few days and I look all the time, everywhere, for his tiny little self with no luck. I guess he could be buried, but just hoping for some thoughts from those who also have teenies in a big tank!

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Re: I can’t find Tiny!

Post by FJrocks003 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:47 am

Probably buried himself. I have 5 in a 65 gallon and sometimes I can't even find the larger ones' burrows! As long as your sure that the tank is escape-proof then I wouldn't worry :)
My 5 crabs: Dilly (ecuadorian, medium-small), Flame (purple pincher, medium), Fleck (purple pincher, medium), Bubbles (blueberry, medium-large), Indigo (blueberry, large-extra large).

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Re: I can’t find Tiny!

Post by crabbycasey » Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:17 pm

Omg, I didn’t even think about that...him escaping! The only area possible is where my bubbler tube goes into the tank and I think it’s even too skinny for Tiny...I think . Going to double check now! Lol


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Re: I can’t find Tiny!

Post by Pumpkincrab » Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:01 pm

I have two teenies, Mango and Koda. It's quite easy to find Koda as she insists on living in a shell 3x her size. For Mango, though, even in my small 16gal tote it can be hard to find her! They find ways to hide. Don't worry, he's probably just hiding or buried.

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I can’t find Tiny!

Post by PinkyNTwinkie33 » Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:58 pm

I have Totz that was the size of a nickel in with my big ones in my 60 gallon, and I could never find him either!! He always liked to dig under the moss and then one day he was gone.

Turns out, he molted, came up for a bigger shell, then molted again. I think he’s trying to catch up to the bigger crabbies!! After his molts, he got much larger than I thought he would!! ImageImage
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2 Large: Pinky and Blue
3 Medium/Large: Speedy, Cupid and Tiny
1 Teeny: Totz

1 Cat: Twinkie
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Re: I can’t find Tiny!

Post by crabbycasey » Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:09 am

At this point, I figure he’s got to be buried...between looking often for him during the day and watching for him on my night vision cam, he’s nowhere to be seen! He might not be so Tiny next time I see him, lol!


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Re: I can’t find Tiny!

Post by PinkyNTwinkie33 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:57 pm

Casey, I agree! Tiny may come back up as Biggie instead lol


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6 PPs -
2 Large: Pinky and Blue
3 Medium/Large: Speedy, Cupid and Tiny
1 Teeny: Totz

1 Cat: Twinkie
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Re: I can’t find Tiny!

Post by crabbycasey » Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:56 pm

Lol. He’ll be a big Tiny...an oxymoron!


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Re: I can’t find Tiny!

Post by PinkyNTwinkie33 » Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:36 am

I understand bc I have a guy named Tiny also in the crabitat!

My smallest guy is Totz (because the Tiny name was already taken)!! Lol too funny!


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2 Large: Pinky and Blue
3 Medium/Large: Speedy, Cupid and Tiny
1 Teeny: Totz

1 Cat: Twinkie
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Re: I can’t find Tiny!

Post by crabbycasey » Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:34 am

Lol. Couldn’t resist the name Tiny...and it’ll be funny when he’s a big guy too! Totz is great!


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Re: I can’t find Tiny!

Post by PinkyNTwinkie33 » Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:24 am

Haha! It’s funny, when one of my cats,Ziggy, was little, I used to call him Tiny bc he was the runt of the litter - and now he is 15 pounds But the nickname stuck lol


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2 Large: Pinky and Blue
3 Medium/Large: Speedy, Cupid and Tiny
1 Teeny: Totz

1 Cat: Twinkie
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Re: I can’t find Tiny!

Post by crabbycasey » Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:29 am

Lol, I love it!


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