Crabitat 2.0 (from a 20 gal to a 50 gal)

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Crabitat 2.0 (from a 20 gal to a 50 gal)

Post by LeeHasCrabs » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:04 am

Pretty excited to share this with everyone here. I feel it’s as much yours as it is mine since I have borrowed a bunch from everyone’s posts and you’ve answered so many questions of mine.

I finally finished upgrading and transferring my crabs from their 20 gallon home to their new 50 gallon. It’s been such a blast setting it up and I hope they love it! 4 of my 5 crabs are transferred. Sadly, my fifth one hasn’t been seen since September so I’m not sure what I’ll find.

For this one though, the temp/humidity gauge has gone up since. I had the top exposed for some time getting it ready so that’s why the levels are trading low but they’re all back up now.

I hope the crabs love it as much as I do. Pics and video below.

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Post by Hermiesguardian » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:01 am

Wow! Really cool!
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Post by hermiwormi » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:45 am

This looks amazing! Congratulations on the upgrade! I'm sure the crabs are going to love it.

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Post by aussieJJDude » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:37 am

Looks awesome. I wonder if they'll enjoy the see-saw....

Like all the foliage though.
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Post by ciaraalston » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:50 am

Absolutely beautiful!!

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Post by LeeHasCrabs » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:28 am

aussieJJDude wrote:Looks awesome. I wonder if they'll enjoy the see-saw....

Like all the foliage though.
Thanks! Yeah, I don’t know. We’ll see. If they don’t I have some other stuff to replace it with.


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Post by Motörcrab » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:47 pm

That looks really good! I like the plants as well. I'm assuming you plugged in your UTH this time!
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Post by LeeHasCrabs » Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:57 pm

Motörcrab wrote:That looks really good! I like the plants as well. I'm assuming you plugged in your UTH this time!
Thanks! Hahaha. Most definitely it’s plugged in! LMAO Oops!


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Post by LeeHasCrabs » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:00 pm

Motörcrab wrote:That looks really good! I like the plants as well. I'm assuming you plugged in your UTH this time!
And actually I ordered two 11x11 Ultratherms for each end as well in case I ever need them.


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Post by RiNiKy506 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:59 pm

I love it! It’s so beautiful! They have to be loving it!


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Post by LeeHasCrabs » Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:21 am

Thanks everyone for the kind responses. Sadly, while excavating my 20 looking for my fifth crab, I found the little girl and as I suspected, didn’t make it. I haven’t seen her since September, so I suspected she didn’t make it.


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Post by RiNiKy506 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:09 am

I am so sorry for your loss.


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Post by LeeHasCrabs » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:11 am

RiNiKy506 wrote:I am so sorry for your loss. Image


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Post by LeeHasCrabs » Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:21 pm

Still waiting on them to discover and try out the hamster wheel. How long did it take for your crabs to discover it for the first time? A couple have discovered the teeter totter. They don’t use it intentionally but will use it to go from one point to the other and aren’t scared of it. I’ll post some video when I get it.


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Post by Xenocrab » Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:59 pm

Some of our crabbies discovered the wheels in days. Others took weeks. There's always somebody on a wheel. We have 4 wheels currently.

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