Upgraded to a 29 gallon today!

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Upgraded to a 29 gallon today!

Post by KristenL0522 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:19 pm

Hey all!! I got 2 hermies on an impulse buy at the beach and realized they needed much more care than I initially thought. Had them in a 10 for a few weeks but I was afraid the substrate wasn’t quite deep enough so I thought well I need to fix it while I see them both out. I decided to look into getting a bigger tank while I was at it and Petco has their aquariums on sale 50% off so I went with a 29 gallon!! I’m so excited about the extra room they have. I think I have 2 small ones so they have lots a extra room! I recently got some new shells for them and one has been changing in and out of them. He is so funny. Hopefully now I got it all set up and I can leave them alone! Lol i got some netting coming into and some good food. Then I should really be set
This forum has been really really helpful in the journey we’ve been on and I’m so appreciative of everyone here!!
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Re: Upgraded to a 29 gallon today!

Post by aussieJJDude » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:25 am

Looking great! I'm sure they'll love the extra room!

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Re: Upgraded to a 29 gallon today!

Post by Motörcrab » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:47 am

You and the crabs will be happy with the 29. We recently set up two 29 gallons too. I think the 29 is the almost ideal size. It's a great balance for having ground space, deep substrate and room for climbing!
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Re: Upgraded to a 29 gallon today!

Post by RiNiKy506 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:37 pm

It looks great! You’ll be happy with the 29, it’s a great size tank. Share more pics of your crabbies.


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Re: Upgraded to a 29 gallon today!

Post by KristenL0522 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:50 pm

Thanks y’all!! I’m so excited!! I’ll try and get more pics of them!! Flounder has been out more but Scuttle has been hiding a lot. I think he molted a few weeks ago so he’s still recovering. I hope anyways.


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Re: Upgraded to a 29 gallon today!

Post by Maddamay32 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:04 pm

what kind of thermometer/hygrometer is that? I've been looking for one just like that! Do you mind telling me the brand?
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Re: Upgraded to a 29 gallon today!

Post by Motörcrab » Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:02 pm

That's a ZooMeds dual gauge. We tried several of that particular type but the hygrometer side would always stop working and constantly read 99% for us.

We have had much better luck using AC from Lowe's. They are much bigger in size but both cost around the same, around $15.
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Re: Upgraded to a 29 gallon today!

Post by Maddamay32 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:40 pm

Motörcrab wrote:That's a ZooMeds dual gauge. We tried several of that particular type but the hygrometer side would always stop working and constantly read 99% for us.

We have had much better luck using AC from Lowe's. They are much bigger in size but both cost around the same, around $15.
Thank you so much! I will definitely take your recomendation!

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