Upgraded crabitat

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Upgraded crabitat

Post by Hermione » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:30 pm

Hermione and Crookshanks are absolutely loving their new 29 gallon tank. They have been super active since I moved them. It has been fun to watch. I’m still making improvements but I’m happy with the setup so far. Pics attached!ImageImageImageImageImageImageImage


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Post by Sillysheep » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:40 pm

Hermione wrote:Hermione and Crookshanks are absolutely loving their new 29 gallon tank. They have been super active since I moved them. It has been fun to watch. I’m still making improvements but I’m happy with the setup so far. Pics attached!ImageImageImageImageImageImageImage


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Oh wow!!! That forth picture down is the cutest picture I have ever seen. Super nice. I can't stop looking at that pic. It makes me smile. Thank you.

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Post by GotButterflies » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:59 am

Awesome pictures!! :)
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Post by Happyhermiehome » Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:36 pm

Awww love the shot of the two of them side by side! Adorbs! :D
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Post by aprilmay » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:12 pm

they are sooooo puuurrretty! :hug: :hug: :hug: i can never enough of their purple claws.<3
great photos! thank you for sharing!

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Post by mjjluver » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:59 pm

I agree the 4th picture is awesome!

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Post by DaJimmer » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:22 pm

I am envious.
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Post by Kermie16 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:46 am

Love their side by side pic!!


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Post by cowpowah » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:03 am

Beautiful crabs.
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Post by ciaraalston » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:17 am

Hermione wrote:Hermione and Crookshanks are absolutely loving their new 29 gallon tank. They have been super active since I moved them. It has been fun to watch. I’m still making improvements but I’m happy with the setup so far. Pics attached!ImageImageImageImageImageImageImage


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What is that silver stuff in the background? Looks like your tank is insulated on the inside? Is the burlap on top of it?
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Re: Upgraded crabitat

Post by AwesomeHermit » Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:04 am

ciaraalston wrote:
Hermione wrote:Hermione and Crookshanks are absolutely loving their new 29 gallon tank. They have been super active since I moved them. It has been fun to watch. I’m still making improvements but I’m happy with the setup so far. Pics attached!ImageImageImageImageImageImageImage


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What is that silver stuff in the background? Looks like your tank is insulated on the inside? Is the burlap on top of it?
It is called Reflectix. It is used as an insulator.
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Re: Upgraded crabitat

Post by ciaraalston » Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:47 am

AwesomeHermit wrote:
ciaraalston wrote:
Hermione wrote:Hermione and Crookshanks are absolutely loving their new 29 gallon tank. They have been super active since I moved them. It has been fun to watch. I’m still making improvements but I’m happy with the setup so far. Pics attached!ImageImageImageImageImageImageImage


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What is that silver stuff in the background? Looks like your tank is insulated on the inside? Is the burlap on top of it?
It is called Reflectix. It is used as an insulator.
It goes on the inside? I'll have to get some!!

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Re: Upgraded crabitat

Post by AwesomeHermit » Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:57 am

AwesomeHermit wrote:
ciaraalston wrote:
Hermione wrote:Hermione and Crookshanks are absolutely loving their new 29 gallon tank. They have been super active since I moved them. It has been fun to watch. I’m still making improvements but I’m happy with the setup so far. Pics attached!ImageImageImageImageImageImageImage


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What is that silver stuff in the background? Looks like your tank is insulated on the inside? Is the burlap on top of it?
It is called Reflectix. It is used as an insulator.
It goes on the inside? I'll have to get some!!

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It goes on the back of the tank, on the outside.
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Post by GotButterflies » Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:47 pm

Reflectix goes on the outside of your tank. It goes over your Ultratherm. They sell rolls of it at Home Depot, Lowe's. A roll (which looks like car shade material) can run around $14-16) It is reusable year after year. It can be hung using packaging tape, reflectix tape, or duct tape. Reflectix tape does not hold in heat.

Do not insulate Zoo Med UTHs - those are already insulated :)
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Post by ciaraalston » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:01 am

GotButterflies wrote:Reflectix goes on the outside of your tank. It goes over your Ultratherm. They sell rolls of it at Home Depot, Lowe's. A roll (which looks like car shade material) can run around $14-16) It is reusable year after year. It can be hung using packaging tape, reflectix tape, or duct tape. Reflectix tape does not hold in heat.

Do not insulate Zoo Med UTHs - those are already insulated :)
I'll be using heat tape for the 55.... is there a difference? Would I be able to wrap it still?

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