crabitatofthemonthIf you would like your crabitat entered in the monthly contest:

1. Visit the  Crabitat of the Month Contests forum
2. Find the topic for the current month’s contest.
3. Reply to that thread with the following details AND your photos:

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.

Upload your photos directly to the thread. There is a 8MB file size limit for uploading.

For ease of voting please try to do the following:

Take and post one clear photo of the entire crabitat to be used on the poll.

Take and post any additional photos you would like to share to highlight features. A link back to the contest thread will be included on the poll so others can browse the additional images.


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 Us. Someone will manually add your photos to the thread.

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 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.


Video tutorial here: