January 1, 2017 at 10:26 am #6504
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. firstname.lastname@example.org )
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: email@example.com 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.January 2, 2017 at 5:13 pm #6509Jen WilliamsParticipant
Name: Jen Williams
Year of Birth: 1976
Location: Mississippi, USA
Dimensions of Crabitat:
Volume of Crabitat: 60 gal
Description of Substrate: play sand, coconut coir & worm casings
Description of Tank Items: burlap for climbing, ladders, coconut hides, other hides, silk vines, 2 shell shops, salt and fresh water pools with bubblers.
Comments: I recently moved the crabmeat from the bedroom to the living room. When I did I added the burlap for climbing and to hide the heaters. I also added a second shell shop to give them one on the ground and one to climb to and more things on higher levels. I didn’t worry so much about smoothing everything out and even added a little Hill in the middle. Finally, it is conplete with a tiny little UFC octagon in the corner 🙂 I got my crabs just under a year ago but went in knowing some things about their care before making the purchase. This page helped me out a great deal.
- This reply was modified 2 years, 11 months ago by Jen Williams.
Attachments:You must be logged in to view attached files.January 20, 2017 at 4:02 pm #6557KevinParticipant
Name: Kevin Brown
Year of Birth: 1975
Location: Lansing, Michigan USA
Dimensions of Crabitat: 20x20x20 lower with a 20x10x15 top
Volume of Crabitat: 45 total
Description of Substrate: 5 to 1 play sand & ee
Description of Tank Items: We have 3 coco huts, 1 suspended in netting that runs from the substrate up to the second level were it spreads out to an open net. Second level features the net, fake ivy vines, a shelf w moss pit and coco hut, extra shells, cuttlebone, and coco fiber wall that also runs down to the substrate in the lower section. Lower section features 7″ of sub at the lowest point, fresh and salt water dishes doubled up w storage dishes for easy cleaning and bubbles for humidity, rock pile and branch for climbing, cuttlebone, shell shop, fake plants, cocohut, cork bark stacked for a hide and climbing, oaster shell filled w crushed oaster and egg shell and acurite therm / hygrometer. UTH’s on both side and one end in the upper and fully insulated with dollar store sun shades.
Comments: Had to remove ivy vines in the lower section in hopes that the temp would come up a couple more degrees. May end up getting better UTH’s as these don’t seem to be doing the trick, temp seems to be maxing out at 77! This is our very first crabitat and have only had our hermies for 1 month!
Attachments:You must be logged in to view attached files.January 28, 2017 at 3:14 pm #6571PamParticipant
Name: Pam Liberatore
Year of Birth: Too old to remember
Location: Glenshaw, PA –(Pittsburgh)
Dimensions of Crabitat: 36x18x17
Volume of Crabitat: 40 Gallon
Description of Substrate: Play sand only
Description of Tank Items: fish netting for shell shop, 3d wall on the left of cork bark, ghost wood and more.
two deep macaroni bowls for salt and fresh water.
Comments: I added a coconut hammock I had to the 3d wall by hanging from the ghost wood. I added some coconut fiber in each for the crabs. They like to play with it. I also added back the glass jar in the sand with coconut fiber also. Bigger and better moss pit on the back wall and a clay pot with some new zealand sphagnum moss. Also changed out fake rock with mushroom and wood fish tank decoration. In the far corner I put in a small turtle dock to rest some coconut fiber and shells on too,
February 3, 2017 at 1:35 pm #6587February 12, 2017 at 10:00 pm #6606
- This reply was modified 2 years, 10 months ago by Pam.
Pam is our winner!
Congrats to Pam and thanks to everyone who entered this month.February 12, 2017 at 11:14 pm #6609KevinParticipant
Congrats Pam! Nice Tat!
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