January 1, 2018 at 8:49 pm #7885
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Full rules here:January 23, 2018 at 11:52 am #8028
Can’t remember dimensions :T
Play sand and eco earth
Got some cholla, a couple coconut hides, one hanging up, shell shops, a little bird nest thing I found, plenty of moss pits, the double decker thing on the left is just a couple stackable organizing totesJanuary 23, 2018 at 2:11 pm #8036
My substrate is the correct ratio of play sand to coco fibre fully mixed through
They have a cieling climbing mesh with a long vine wrapped through to climb up and down with ease. A grapewood arch with a vine underneath. They love to hide under there. There’s an old broken water feature stone that I cleaned up and added. They love to climb it like a climbing wall. A moss basket that the two smallest crabs love to sleep in and a hamster wheel that I got from my secret Santa.January 23, 2018 at 5:17 pm #8038
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January 23, 2018 at 5:40 pm #8039
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39 gallon, I think
Substrate is play sand and eco earth
Two pools, one salt, one fresh water
Three chills logs
Coconut husk shell shop
Coconut husk moss pit
Home to two E’s and one PP
Background printed on photo paper on outside of glassJanuary 23, 2018 at 8:08 pm #8042
Im not sure what to do hereJanuary 23, 2018 at 10:51 pm #8043
Black Hawk SD
Play sand and eco earth, about 5-1
2 deep pools, shell stairs in them, shell shop (kids old shopping basket!) 3 dishes, though only 2 show in the pictures (green sand, worm castings, and food dish) couple of nets, couple of vines, couple of coconut halves, a hollow “bone” (my E’s love it) and the new shell tower/condo I just recently built. And a driftwood root.January 24, 2018 at 4:05 pm #8054
Correct Sub, lots of climbing and hiding spaces and a shell shop on the side up high.
10 gallon (too small, but hoping to upgrade)
Got our crabbies on vacation at the end of September 2017.January 25, 2018 at 8:51 pm #8056
Camera: phone S7
Size: approx 55gal
Crabs: 5 Aussie hermit crabs
Substrate: Play sand and Coir 8:1
Water:2 deep pools, shell/rock bottom in a gradient, gutter gaurd . each doubled and sitting within a plastic tray that’s filled with smaller pebbles and larger around perimeter to cathc leak etc and disperse weight to avoid collapse.
Shell shop: tupperware dish at present as my crabs like digging under things.
Food: Dry dish inside fresh food dish. Supplements in small white shell dish with purple kina/sea urchin shell beside and a sea urchin spike withing shell shop.
food on offer – massive mix in dry foods of walnuts, rabbit poo, energy mix, green protein mix, freeze dryed turkey, coconut and probably other things i forget. my dry mix I get from ‘pinchies Place’. Fresh: pumpkin, cucumber, snap peas, celery. and a seafood skewer will be going in tonight.
Moss pit: DRY:Top right of cave area. inside is a little leaf litter and a dry sea sponge and cuttle bone with sea urchin spike. Access of driftwood, wall plants and a self made plant ladder ( plastic bird ladder with plastic plant pieces cable tied on – this is a favourite). WET: to right of bridge decor tucked in towards back in cave/climb area next to a heat source to increase humidity.
Hides/cave:Coconut tiki hut. terracotta pot. silk and plastic plants. large standing driftwood at back right with draping aquarium plants. they also like to hide under the bridge and behind skull)
Climb: Fake coral tree. maple tree vines. large hanging driftwood. diy ladders and fake wall hedge with suction cups to attach.
Leaf litter pit: hard to see but its a mixed litter in cave area below dry moss pit.
Plants: all convincing plastic fakes ( asked all the time) just from local emporium type store.
Decoration: mix of pebbles, shells, resin skull and drift wood.
All items sourced from local aquariums and emporiums. no painted items.
Digital weather reader hung in gutter gaurd pocket ( read extra climbing fun)February 1, 2018 at 10:53 am #8073
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