Show me your crabitats!

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Show me your crabitats!

Post by piratetoothgir » Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:44 pm

Please show me some photos of your tanks, I really want to see some examples!

I have been having trouble with mine.
The hardest thing to put in there is the wood, and cork bark, and I don't know where to put them.
That's why I made this thread to find some inspiration on a tank.

All photos are appreciated, and advice too!
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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by Moonlightdreams » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:10 pm

This isn't current, but it's mostly the same.

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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by Hermiesguardian » Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:34 pm

There's a piece of driftwood under the wheel so they can reach the wheel.ImageImageImageImage

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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by piratetoothgir » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:21 am

Moon, I am very sure that I have seen your tank before, I like it!
I like the design of yours hermie, it's very entertaining for the crabs.
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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by Moonlightdreams » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:26 am

StellaCrab wrote:Moon, I am very sure that I have seen your tank before, I like it!
I like the design of yours hermie, it's very entertaining for the crabs.
Thanks. :D I have some new stuff now, a new food dish, a cocohut, etc. I'm cleaning it out today or tomorrow, so maybe I'll redecorate a little.
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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by Hermiesguardian » Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:17 am

StellaCrab wrote:Moon, I am very sure that I have seen your tank before, I like it!
I like the design of yours hermie, it's very entertaining for the crabs.
Thanks Stella. I think it's overcrowded with stuff.
raising son's dog, Dante. Husky/hound.
Raising daughter's hermit crabs, Shelder, Paras and Derek. Added 2 more of my own (of course) Pete and Stryper. Former mommy to 2 guinea pigs and beloved cat, Nissi

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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by piratetoothgir » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:13 pm

Hermiesguardian wrote:
StellaCrab wrote:Moon, I am very sure that I have seen your tank before, I like it!
I like the design of yours hermie, it's very entertaining for the crabs.
Thanks Stella. I think it's overcrowded with stuff.
It’s overcrowded, but I love it!
You’ve made my mind change, and I have decided on the design I wanted.
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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by Kermie16 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:50 pm

Ok, this is the most recent pictures of our tat. It’s a 55g and I put a 20g topper on the right so it was a bit of a challenge to get pics. Hope u can get an idea of what I have!
Bottom left tank
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Top view looking down and kind of across from left side of tank
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Right side of tank with 20g topper
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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by CrabberCuber » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:53 am

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https://imgur.com/A3skUZy

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https://imgur.com/XxlAZiW

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https://imgur.com/CBwISUk

I anchored my wood into the substrate and the cork bark sealed to the side of the tank with silicone.

75 gal. Marineland

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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by piratetoothgir » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:22 am

CrabberCuber wrote:Image
https://imgur.com/A3skUZy

Image
https://imgur.com/XxlAZiW

Image
https://imgur.com/CBwISUk

I anchored my wood into the substrate and the cork bark sealed to the side of the tank with silicone.

75 gal. Marineland
Cool! I think you have a nice tank, entertaining for the crabs!
That's a really deep pool! I realized I need bubblers in mine now, they need some excitement!
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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by rml6f4 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:09 am

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This is an older pic, my tank currently looks like a tornado hit it. Dollar store plants are the bomb.

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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by Hermiesguardian » Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:01 pm

rml6f4 wrote:Image

This is an older pic, my tank currently looks like a tornado hit it. Dollar store plants are the bomb.
I love those purples!!
raising son's dog, Dante. Husky/hound.
Raising daughter's hermit crabs, Shelder, Paras and Derek. Added 2 more of my own (of course) Pete and Stryper. Former mommy to 2 guinea pigs and beloved cat, Nissi

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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by piratetoothgir » Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:30 pm

Whew! That’s a ton of plants there, it almost reminds me of my aquarium, I used to scape it like that.

What size tank?
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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by rml6f4 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:00 pm

StellaCrab wrote:Whew! That’s a ton of plants there, it almost reminds me of my aquarium, I used to scape it like that.

What size tank?
It’s 90 gallons.


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Re: Show me your crabitats!

Post by CrabberCuber » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:52 am

StellaCrab wrote:
CrabberCuber wrote:Image
https://imgur.com/A3skUZy

Image
https://imgur.com/XxlAZiW

Image
https://imgur.com/CBwISUk

I anchored my wood into the substrate and the cork bark sealed to the side of the tank with silicone.

75 gal. Marineland
Cool! I think you have a nice tank, entertaining for the crabs!
That's a really deep pool! I realized I need bubblers in mine now, they need some excitement!
Thank You! Yeah I only have one in there right now. Its a new tank and im waiting on a couple others to come up in the old tank as well as waiting on some adoptions. But the one guy that's in there now, I think he's loving it. Every night he comes out to eat and hang out in the shell shop. He's used the pools a few times as well. The few times I've been able to catch him out he just looks so good and healthy - better than before I feel. But that could just be me enjoying the site of him in this tank i worked so hard to complete, lol. Excited to get the colony built up. my goals are to cap around 15 - adoptions only. I will never again support he crabbing industry, it makes me sick.

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