October 11, 2016 at 4:07 pm #6219
If you would like your crabitat entered in the monthly contest reply to this thread with the following details:
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.
2. Upload your photos to the thread. There is a 8MB file size limit for uploading. You may have to resize your photos OR you can upload them to another photo sharing service and then use the sharing links provided by that service to post your photos on the forum. If you don’t want to sign up for a free flickr account you can email the photo to: firstname.lastname@example.org with your Name and Title in the Subject and Description in the Body of the email. Then visit our Flickr account and find your photo and click the ‘Share’ button and ‘html embed’ to generate the sharing links associated with it to post it on the forum.
That’s all you need to do!
Submissions must be in by midnight CST on the last day of each month.
Voting will last 7 days and you must be a member of crabstreetjournal.org to vote.
Photos submitted may be featured in our magazine as well. By entering this contest you are granting CSJ permission to use your photos on the site and in the magazine.
Winners will be awarded a prize that will be mailed to their home. If you are a under the age of 18 make sure your parents are willing to grant CSJ admin permission to mail your prize to you. You are eligible to win prizes once every 90 days per contest.November 2, 2016 at 11:00 am #6321Anne GradyParticipant
To enter this contest, please copy and paste this template into your post and then attach your pictures.
Year of Birth:
Volume of Crabitat: (how many gallons)
Dimension of Crabitat:(how many inches high, wide and length)
Description of Substrate: (what does it contain i.e. play sand and coco fiber)
Description of Tank Items: (what items are in the tank, i.e. deep pools, coco hut, etc)
Comments: Tell us anything else about the tank you think is interesting or different.November 5, 2016 at 9:59 am #6347Jordin BrooksParticipant
73 x 14 x 21
5:1 play sand and eco earth
Plastic plants,2 wood ladders and 2 climbing logs, 1 hollow, 1 hanging coconut, 2-1 gallon pools with rocks and shells at the bottom & bubblers, 3 mushroom ledges, live chia, lizard hammock with dry moss, 4 shell shops, 2 leaf litter pits.
I brought my crabs home on labor day (Sept 5th) and about a week later I brought home this 80 gal tank and have been working on it ever since. I “finished” 11/5 and put 2 of my crabs (the 2 that came up from a molt) in it. It is the centerpeice on a wall in my living room.November 6, 2016 at 11:32 am #6354Amber MinerParticipant
My newer tank. I used my old 30 gallon to create a tank just for the tiny babies. The walls are all handmade 3D plant panels I created,
tree fern and cork bark. There are three additional platforms/levels I have created out of tree fern and cork flats. They have a salt water waterfall in the back corner surrounded by lush greenery and orchids, and an appropriately sizes fresh water pool in the front area.
There are several custom hiding huts I have designed for them, as well as a hammock, and cork rounds. Plenty of leaf litter, natural sticks and mosses as well.
They really seem to be enjoying it so far, and it looks great front and center in the living room!November 22, 2016 at 8:56 pm #6428Noah BowmanParticipant
Name: Noah Bowman
Year of Birth: 1995
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Dimensions of Crabitat: 48 x 12 1/2 inches (base) 39 inches (highest point in the topper.)
Volume of Crabitat: 55 gallon, with a 29g topper
Description of Substrate: playsand with ecoearth
Description of Tank Items: Critter keeper salt and fresh water pools, cork hide, coconut hides, wooden bridge, plastic containers suction cupped to the side for moss pit, gutter guards for access to pools and top level. Fishing net for climbing on top, baby keys and plastic shower curtain holders with fake vines wrapped around them from the very top of the tank to the bottom part where the substrate ends. Maple sticks from my non-treated yard for climbing. Two shell shops, bigger shells on the bottom level, smaller on the top level. There’s some other stuff I’m probably forgetting.
Comments: My tank went from a tiny kritter keeper to the new tank within three months, I also went from one to six crabs as well, I put a before and after photo. 🙂December 1, 2016 at 11:17 am #6445December 8, 2016 at 11:55 am #6461
Congrats to Jordin!! I will be in contact to find out which store you want to select for your gift card.
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