New Crabs in KK

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New Crabs in KK

Post by MrTeacherDude » Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:41 am

Just got 2 new PP's "Smash and Dash" last night. (Story in Misc...) When I got home, I quickly transferred them to this large KK with a mix of Sand, EE, and Moss, freshwater, shells, and food. I put a gallon size Baggie over the top to help keep some moisture in, but should I cover it all the way? Also, we are keeping the house around 72-74, any tips or tricks to keep it a little warmer? They're in a window right now, but it stays shaded and a vent is near.

Today, I am getting another inch or 2 of sand to raise the sub to half of the KK.

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Should they be fine in this until Saturday? We were supposed to go home today, but my wife "surprised" me with 3 more days (don't worry my gracious parents are checking in on crabbies at home).

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Re: New Crabs in KK

Post by MsWorld » Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:32 am

You could wrap a towel around it for warmth.

Enjoy your holiday!

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Re: New Crabs in KK

Post by GotButterflies » Thu Aug 18, 2016 1:18 pm

@mrteacherdude, it's kind of hard to say, bc in your kk you don't have a temp or humidity gauge-right? you could always mist your tank, or make your sub a little more moist with saltwater then put it near a warm light and watch it. Once humidity builds in the in the tank and it appears warm (but not hot), then I would use a towel to cover it and put it in the window. Your house temp is a little cool. Keep an eye on them ;) Enjoy the rest of your vacation!
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Re: New Crabs in KK

Post by GotButterflies » Thu Aug 18, 2016 1:19 pm

Anything is better than the fireplace setup! Lol!!
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