Tagged: crabitat of the month
April 4, 2016 at 5:41 pm #4939
All you need to do to enter is to add some details about your crabitat, your contact details and then upload some photos of your crabitat (either here on the thread or over on the Flickr group. Then at the end of the month we will have a poll to find the winner.
—- Template for your entry below – copy and paste, then edit —-
Name: ( eg. Vanessa P.. or Vanessa Pike-Russell )
Email: ( eg. email@example.com )
Year of Birth: ( eg. 1971 )
Location: ( eg. Michigan, USA )
Dimensions of Crabitat: ( eg. 50cm by 20cm (base) by 20cm (height)
Volume of Crabitat: ( eg. 40 Gallon / 200 Litres )
Description of Substrate: ( eg. Tropical PlaySand, Silver Sand)
Description of Tank Items ( eg. Netting, ReptiRock Dish, Rock Cave )
Comments: Add some comments about your crabitat and any changes you may have made recently.April 15, 2016 at 1:53 pm #4988
36″x18″ by aprox 34″
2 40g breeders stacked
ee and playsand
cocofiber mats, cork log, log from pear tree, stone dishes, large Rubbermaid container saltwater pool and med freshwater (I keep 2 freshwater dishes), cocohut w/ladder, 2 plastic basket shell shops with moss bottoms, fish net, fake ivy, and misc rocks for climbing.
I’ve recently added the 2nd 40g breeder as a topper to add vertical space since my substrate needs to be 11″ to 12″ for my Strawberries.April 17, 2016 at 8:21 pm #5038April 22, 2016 at 3:20 pm #5098
Anne L. Grady
eco earth and playsand substrate
Rock Hide, Cork Bark Hide, Cork climbing log, cholla wood, coconut/apple wood bridge, two shell shops, two sleeping hides on command hooks, bubbler pools,plastic vines and flowers.April 27, 2016 at 3:10 pm #5109
Play sand & Eco Earth
My crabitat consists of: Aquarium Coral Rock, Crabby Cave, Homemade Hammock w/ ladder (Jute cord)…Homemade Crawling net (Jute cord)…Homemade Bridge (Jute cord), 1gal Glass pickle jar w/sand base (Shell shop), 2-1gal Clear plastic fish tank (1 fresh & 1 sea water) pools w/rock/pebble base, assorted Sea shells for food, 2 clear plastic suction cup soap dishes for dry food and treats, 3 hardwood driftwood for climbing under/over/around, assorted plastic plants, Stone dish moss pit…
In the past month I have upgraded the crabitat from a 30gal bow front…added the 2 1gal pools…added all the homemade jute hammock w/ladder, bridge, and climbing net…added the gal glass pickle jar shell shop from the shells just laying on the substrate…added the sea shell food dishes…added some like new plastic plants…overall I reorganized and reestablished the crabitat to make it much more PP friendly than my previous tank…I’m heating the tank with a heat lamp offset and made a cover for the tank until I can purchase a lid to keep in humidity…my most recent add was about 30 Rollie Pollies that I harvested in my backyard…April 28, 2016 at 8:56 pm #5119
Name: Maxwell Isenberg
Year of Birth: 2001
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Dimensions of Crabitat: 30 High (at highest point), 18 wide , 36 long.
Volume of Crabitat: 40 Gallon Breeder + 10 gallon topper
Description of Substrate: Play sand and eco earth
Description of Tank Items: I have a recirculating waterfall, deep saltwater dish, natural pond, an aerator to oxygenate the pools, TONS of sphagnum moss, 3 shell shops, mangrove roots everywhere, Isopods, and a 4″ tall drainage layer.
Comments: I have a drainage layer on the bottom that feeds a recirculating waterfall that flows into a pond. The pond acts as their freshwater dish. My tank sits at 80F and 80% with higher and lower spots throughout. I have 10 hermit crabs in this tank that totals 50 gallons. I have a Periscope on how I made this tank. You can watch it here: click here
April 30, 2016 at 4:57 pm #5132
- This reply was modified 3 years, 2 months ago by Maxwell Isenberg. Reason: Grammatical Errors
Name: Dustin Luker
Year of Birth: 1986
Location: Texas USA
Dimensions of Crabitat: 4x4x2 deep
Volume of Crabitat: 240 gallons
Description of Substrate: play sand Eco earth mix
Description of Tank Items netting fake plants and pecan tree branches
Comments: Recently added a 75 gallon topper thank has 3 shell shops, 3 moss pits with sphagnum moss, pools are filtered 2.5 gallons have 9 purple pincher crabs. Also has a custom background made of coconut fiber siliconed to the back.May 4, 2016 at 10:31 am #5147
Apologies for the delay.
Voting is now live at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BFXVYBY
Please vote for your favourite crabitat after viewing the photos on this page.May 12, 2016 at 11:35 am #5169
Congrats Anne for winning this month! I will be contact regarding prizes.
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