Plant mats

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Plant mats

Post by crabs_lex » Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:37 pm

i have quite a few of the plastic plant mats if that is what they are called. They are the ones that are a flat tact angle looking kind with a grid on the bottom of them. I bought a whole bunch of used supplies from another crabber and these were included. I was just wondering how i would use them. I have seen people just hang them on a wall flat against the side of their tank and i have tried that but my crabs never climb it.
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Re: Plant mats

Post by crabbycasey » Thu Nov 12, 2020 2:25 pm

Any way you could post a picture? I would love to see what you’re talking about!


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Re: Plant mats

Post by crabs_lex » Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:23 pm

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i have two of these. one is just bigger than the other and i have it facing the floor to show the grid. but the grid is very flexible. i also had suction cups tied in them to hang then but the crabs had no interest in the way i used to have them lol.


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Post by crabbycasey » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:01 pm

Those are cool, never seen them before! Gosh, idk...I’d have to see your tank. If it were me I might use them on a 2nd level maybe. Could be a good place to keep shells without them getting sandy. Maybe position them into a little hidey spot?


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Re: Plant mats

Post by crabs_lex » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:23 pm

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here is the left side of the tank. (i am working on redoing the tank and my shell shop is broken so that’s why the shells are all over) in my old ten gallon i had lots of climbing things but with this tank i am starting new. but also in the bottom left corner i have a plastic tupperware container that i have turned into a moss cave


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Re: Plant mats

Post by crabs_lex » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:26 pm

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here is the other side (right) of the tank (don’t mind the humidity i had the lid off for too long getting pics lol)


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Plant mats

Post by crabs_lex » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:28 pm

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this is underneath the hammocks. don’t mind the dirty water dishes a lot of dirt fell from moving the hammock and i was going to wash them out today anyways


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Post by crabs_lex » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:29 pm

i apologize i couldn’t take a pic from the front of the tank because the humidifier i have fogs the glass so badly lol


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Plant mats

Post by crabbycasey » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:34 pm

Your tank looks great, love the Spongebob house! Maybe just stick those plant mats back to the wall, even if just to provide more green in the environment to mimic their surroundings in nature. Never know, maybe they’ll just take a while to check them out and climb .


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Re: Plant mats

Post by crabs_lex » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:36 pm

thank you so much!! once i redo my tank i will have to show you :)


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Re: Plant mats

Post by crabbycasey » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:41 pm

I edited my last post...but yes, please do! Always love to see other people’s tanks...and their little crab creatures!


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Re: Plant mats

Post by crabs_lex » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:43 pm

same here! i always love new inspiration from seeing other crabbers tanks


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Re: Plant mats

Post by crabbycasey » Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:14 am

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Here’s mine Image. I love making it look like a little jungle in there, haha!


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Re: Plant mats

Post by crabs_lex » Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:16 am

oh yeah i absolutely love all of the combing room and yes just like a jungle it’s so cute!
that is kinda what i want to go for when i redo my tank


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Re: Plant mats

Post by Pumpkincrab » Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:29 pm

crabbycasey wrote:
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:14 am
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Here’s mine Image. I love making it look like a little jungle in there, haha!


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Wow, Casey, that's tank goals right there! So amazing... Now my 16gal tote looks so bare compared to that!

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