Post by Sach-Crabministrator on Dec 3, 2013 1:18:16 GMT -5
Posted by Sach for @aprilb
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN CRABBING-Since May 2013
TANK # AND SIZE(S)-Main tank 55 gallon, several 10 and 20 gallons available if needed.
SUBSTRATE USED-Playsand/EE some mixed, some not mixed due to molting crabs
HUMIDITY SOURCE-Bubbler pools
HEAT SOURCE-Where are they located? UTHs on the side above substrate
WHAT IS YOUR AVERAGE TEMP/HUMIDITY-(please give averages for both day & night) 78-84 temp, 81- 90 humidity
HOW DO YOU TREAT YOUR WATER-Prime or API tap water conditioner HOW DO YOU MAKE YOUR SALT WATER-currently using hermit crab salt, but next purchase will be Oceanic.
HOW MANY CRABS DO YOU HAVE,WHAT SIZES ARE THEY & HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD THEM- I have eight crabs – 3 PP and 5 Es PPs are small to medium. Es are small. PPs I’ve had for 6 months and the Es have come since then.
WHAT SPECIES OF CRABS DO YOU HAVE- PP and E
WHAT DO YOU FEED YOUR CRABS- A variety fresh foods to include protein and calcium. Some dried fruits, nuts, bird seed mix. Popcorn as a treat.
WHAT TYPES OF HIDES/CLIMBS DO YOU HAVE- Wood, cholla wood, platforms, cocohuts, etc.
DO YOU HAVE AN ISOLATION TANK FOR SICK/INJURED/MOLTING CRABS-I Iso in tank with a Kritter keeper when needed in an emergency such as streaking, extreme signs of stress/fighting , otherwise, I don’t ISO.
HOW MANY EXTRA SHELLS AND WHAT SIZES DO YOU HAVE- I have about 50 shells ranging from small to really large (don’t even have crabs that fit the larger ones
WHAT SIZE CRABS DO YOU PREFER TO ADOPT-I like small Es the best, but am open to taking PPs as well. I will take exotics, but will need time to learn and prepare for their needs if a home is needed for them.
ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE US TO KNOW- Not willing to drive more than an hour for pick up.
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