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Maple & Oak Leaves

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  1. vckums

    vckums Moderator

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    This time of year again and I'm looking for maple & oak leaves. Especially yellow, but read and green are great too.

    Will trade crabby items for them.
     
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    willow555 (Large Crab)

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    All my maple and oak leaves are brown already! :scream:
     
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    cococrisp "PM Jason For Custom Title"

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    I can probably get you some green ones! One second. I'll go check!!! :D
     
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    I'll take some brown ones.
     
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    cococrisp "PM Jason For Custom Title"

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    cococrisp "PM Jason For Custom Title"

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    Usually people send a garbage bag full. They have to be dry leaves, not wet. If they are wet they will mold when being sent in the mail. I had this happen a few times. So I stress DRY lol. I will trade you food/items from the store for dryin ghtem and shipping them to me. Send a PM to me.
     
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    cococrisp "PM Jason For Custom Title"

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    Do you know how much it might cost to ship a garbage bag full? :dontknow: It would not weigh much but it would be big. If you wanted a whole garbage bag I could probably get that but a lot would be brown. It's a nice day where I live so all the leaves are dry.  I could probably get you a large box of them but if they cost $75 to ship then that's out of the question for me. Do you want a garbage bag of maple and a garbage bag of oak as well? I'll go see what boxes I have and check back on how many leaves there are.
    Thanks
    Edit: I have a 12" by 18" by 14" box which I could compress a full bag of leaves into. THey would not all be green and yellow though.
     
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    cococrisp "PM Jason For Custom Title"

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    It would cost me $10 for it to reach you by Dec 1  and $17 to reach you by Nov 30 and $22 by Nov 25 etc etc.
     
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    ok! What crabby things are you trading for the leaves?
     
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    cococrisp "PM Jason For Custom Title"

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    Hey, Vicki, are you still interested in the leaves?
    :thanks:
     
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    The bags usually cost about $8-10 to send. So thats about right. Cheapest is better. Whatever it costs to ship, you can use for crabby goodies.
     
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    LordRhal "Preparing For Third Molt"

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    hey vicki, do you just feed the leaves to your crabs? Do you break them up into tiny pieces? Do they have a preference?
     
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    cloie74 "Second Molt, A Success"

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    Mine like the whole leaf
    They sit right on it and start at an edge and eat it towards the middle lol
    It is very fun to watch,
    We raked the other day and there were some wet rotting stuff in there so I rinsed them off and stuck them in the tank and they were gone the next day, not even a trace that they were ever even in there lol
     
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    I've done both. I like to put a pile of leaves in there. I've seen the crabs go under the pile. They are usually gone within a few days.
     
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    I  just put  a few in there and take them out every 2 weeks, I stoked my freezer up with them!
     
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    :straw:
     
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    LordRhal "Preparing For Third Molt"

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    what category of food would classify the leaves? are they a source of anything in particular or is it more like a snack to them.
     
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    They are a source of celluose.
     
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    So..... How much do you want people to send?  :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think: :think:
     

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