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Is calci-sand a good choice for a crabitat??
Last Updated: 05/30/2009
Calcium type sand is not the best choice for use in a crabitat.

Our basic premise of substrate in a crabitat is that it must be kept moist and pack well. This ability provides hermit crabs with the space and protection they need underground while molting.

Calcium sand is very fine and does not work well when wet. Many of the pet sands are screened to a uniform grain size which also hinders their ability to pack and hold their shape.

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