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  1. keris hermies

    keris hermies "Third Molt In Progress"

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    I have a 10,gallon iso tank.So far I have half in pebbles half in bedding,a tiki hut,& a ladder made out of pipe cleaners.Sometime this week I'll be getting the water7 food dishes.Any other things I could/need to have in it?
     
  2. keris hermies

    keris hermies "Third Molt In Progress"

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    That's all they need pretty much in iso right?Places to hide & stuff.
     
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    HermitPaws "Fourth Molt, A Success"

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    i'd take the pipe cleaners out!! they could rust and your crab might eat the rust. and what do you mean by bedding?
     
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    keris hermies "Third Molt In Progress"

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    Now I have a ? about the rust.How can it rust without water?Water & metal rust right.Reptile bedding it looks like mulch.
     
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    HermitPaws "Fourth Molt, A Success"

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    your tank needs to be moist enough to be able to biuld a small sand castle out of it. your crabs need the moisture to molt.

    heres a book you might want to cheack out of a library.

    "Hermit Crabs"

    by Sue Fox.
     
  6. keris hermies

    keris hermies "Third Molt In Progress"

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    I know but,how can it rust?B/c of the humidity & moisture?
     
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    HermitPaws "Fourth Molt, A Success"

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    Humidity and mositure is water in the air.
     
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    keris hermies "Third Molt In Progress"

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    Ok.That sucks.Lol.I guess I'll go buy a bird ladder from Petco.Unless you have any ideas about making one.Like I did but,...now I got to take it out.
     
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    HermitPaws "Fourth Molt, A Success"

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    Try hot gluing plastic staws together. thats what i used when i frist started. Save your money for shells and food.
     
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    keris hermies "Third Molt In Progress"

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    True but,how?Just glue all of the it.Like put a line of glue then put the other strw on it?
     
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    HermitPaws "Fourth Molt, A Success"

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    Let me try and post a pic.
     
  12. keris hermies

    keris hermies "Third Molt In Progress"

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    Ok.That would help alot.Lol
     
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    HermitPaws "Fourth Molt, A Success"

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    ok here a bad drawing i quickly did. hope you can see it.
     
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    keris hermies "Third Molt In Progress"

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    Nice drawing.Thanks I'll try to make it.
     
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    popcicle sticks hot glued together could work also
     
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    HermitPaws "Fourth Molt, A Success"

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    Ya but do you know What kind of wood popcicle stick are made of?
    Some woods are Deadly to crabs.
     
  17. keris hermies

    keris hermies "Third Molt In Progress"

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    I googled it.Popsicle sticks are made out of white birch.Is that good for them?
     
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    HermitPaws "Fourth Molt, A Success"

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    ya its ok As long as its not Ply wood, theres glue in ply wood that may heurt you crab if he trys to eat it
     
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    keris hermies "Third Molt In Progress"

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    Ok.What other kinds of wood are safe for your hermies?
     
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    HermitPaws "Fourth Molt, A Success"

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    most are posionus, like any type of pine
     
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