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Dd's 45 Gallon

Discussion in 'HCRU Crabitat's - Biography's Of Our Crabitats' started by deedeeiam, Aug 24, 2009.

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  1. cococrisp

    cococrisp "PM Jason For Custom Title"

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    That's interesting. I always thought the sand should be damp enough to make a hole in. Wouldn't it stress them out to surface molt?
     
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    HermitPaws "Fourth Molt, A Success"

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    in my opinion i think it dose stress the crab out more to do a suface molt, because they know theres a chance that they could be attacked and may not make it with out the high moisture,( i think the humidtity Level is higher under the wet sand in there lille caves)
     
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    emmac350 "Fourth Molt In Progress"

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    Not that she's noticed. I mean, she's had over 500 molts in 10 years and only a handful were in the sand and two of those were her only non-successful ones. She is really good at telling when crabs are getting ready to molt, though - she has to be because they'd get messed with otherwise. She actually runs the CSJ adoption center, the CrabbyWiki, etc. so she does know a lot and have a lot of experience!
     
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    cococrisp "PM Jason For Custom Title"

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    Wow. I can never tell. Maybe it's cause they're so shy.
     
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    Nice tank!! :D
     
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