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Mail order crabs...

Discussion in 'Store's Exposed.' started by kayakaholic, Nov 1, 2007.

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  1. Hildegarde

    Hildegarde "Preparing For Third Molt"

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    These are NOT rumors. The two most popular methods are gassing them and freezing them. They just have to freeze them until they're immobile but not cold enough to kill them. That's why about half of the crabs die before they even get them into painted shells to sell them!
     
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    Hildegarde "Preparing For Third Molt"

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    Hildegarde "Preparing For Third Molt"

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    Lilmarcher22 "Never Molted"

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    wow some people can just be cruel and mean:mad::( Why would you do something like that when you can just sell them in there plain shell!?!? I guess people arent that smart.
     
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    alli'smommy "Preparing For Third Molt"

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    Thank goodness for people like us here on HCRU that do everything we can to rescue and save these poor babies.
     
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    Emma Jean (Small Crab)

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    Thanks Hildegarde, I most likely need some thing that shows more about how the crabs are froze and pulled out to really freak them out and make them change. This is a good start though and I can show this to the store. It is still disturbing.
     
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    krackersmom2 (Large Crab)

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    I heard that the some how gas them or smoke them out of the shell...I decided from the beginning...NO painted shells!
     
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    Hermie's rule "Second Molt In Progress"

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    Yes!!!! This is the BEST place to get crabs. (live ones that is.)
     
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