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Got Moss ??

Discussion in 'Foods, Treats & Home Recipes.' started by mari61960, Oct 24, 2004.

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  1. mari61960

    mari61960 "Never Molted"

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    I bought some moss today (all natural) I put a small amount in a little dish and let it soak in warm salt water, just in case there was anything in it. [​IMG] When I put in in with my little guys there were 4 of them on it munching thier little hearts out within 5 min.
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Oh what happy little babies they were. [​IMG]

    Go Red Sox [​IMG]
     
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    SuperMom "First Molt In Progress"

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    [​IMG] Hi Mari, Glad to here they like it so much, I'll have to try moss. [​IMG]You said it's all natural, is that the brand or is it just all natural moss? Where do you get it? [​IMG]
     
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    kuplakrabs "Second Molt, A Success"

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    I was trying to make the coconut hidey hut that I made look less obvious in the crabitat, so I used aquarium sealant and stuck some moss all around the opening and on top of the coconut. Once it had cured and I put it in, they tore the moss all off~so much for that trick. Anyway, I think they liked it [​IMG]
     
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    SuperMom "First Molt In Progress"

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    [​IMG] that is to funny, I heard some people stuff it in an empty shell and let them go at it. [​IMG]
     
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    mari61960 "Never Molted"

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    I got the moss at Petco. I can't remember the brand as I threw the bag out and put it in a ziplock bag. But I made sure it had nothing in it...it said "all natural" . I've also heard of stuffing a big shell, that's what I did in the tank with the big guys to keep the mess down..Ha Ha Ha they drag it out and spread it around all night [​IMG] I keep telling them they need to keep thier room clean [​IMG]I swear I hear them laughing at me [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    kuplakrabs "Second Molt, A Success"

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    My straw, Vino, hauls it all over the place no matter what I do with it. But he definitley likes it. [​IMG]
     
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    SuperMom "First Molt In Progress"

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    [​IMG] I went and got moss today thanks Mari they LOVE it... [​IMG]
     
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    banana Hi, I'm New Here!

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    I never have tried moss i hear they LOVE IT [​IMG]
    but i will try it next time


    Breanna [​IMG]
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    ashleigh "First Molt In Progress"

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    what is the moss called? [​IMG]
     
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    kuplakrabs "Second Molt, A Success"

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    It is called Sphagnum Moss and the crabs do like to nibble on it and hide in it. I have had mine mixed in with the substrate for over 8 months and have not had any issues at all with mold rearing its ugly head.

    (You may also find it sold as terrarium moss)
     
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    happy_crabbies (Micro Crab)

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    I bought some Zoo Med Fern Moss. I haven't added it to the tank yet- cause I wasn't 100% sure if it would be OK. Is this what you all are using??
     
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    Kali_Ma (Small Crab)

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    Any reptile safe moss is OK for your crabs. Mine eat it all the time. And hide in it...
     
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    happy_crabbies (Micro Crab)

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    Oh yeah!! Something new to try in the crabitat! Thanks~ [​IMG]
     
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    CJ "First Molt In Progress"

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    I have ESU reptile all natural terrarium moss in my crabitat.

    I did see a Zoo-Med Forest Furniture Decorator Pack containing the following mosses:
    Emerald Lichen Log
    Fern Moss
    Reindeer Lichen
    Gray Lichen Log
    Spanish Moss
    Frog Moss
    Forest Bark
    Deerfoot Lichen
    Shag Moss
    Emerald Lichen

    It was a package of approx. 8 oz. of the various mosses and it sold for $14.99. Are all of these mosses safe for the hermies?
    At another pet store, they sold these same mosses seperately, but no terraium moss.
     
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