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What is the best way to heat my crabitat?
How you heat your crabitat will depend on how cold the room is where it is kept. Your solution may end up being a combination of several different heating options. Explanation: We have not come ac
Is it ok to divide my crabitat into areas with different types of substrate?
The acceptability of areas with different substrates depends on how large your crabitat is and how many crabs live in it. Any area filled with loose substrate reduces the available area for molting
Is coconut fiber good to use by itself in a crabitat?
We do not recommend using coconut fiber by itself as substrate for your crabitat. Explanation: One of the main purposes of the substrate in a crabitat is to provide a safe environment for your herm
Is calci-sand a good choice for a crabitat??
Calcium type sand is not the best choice for use in a crabitat. Explanation: Our basic premise of substrate in a crabitat is that it must be kept moist and pack well. This ability provides hermit c
Thermostats and Rheostats perform 2 different functions.
A thermostat is like what you have with your home furnace, a rheostat is similar to a dimmer. When you connect a heating device, like a lamp with a heat bulb, to a thermostat it will operate the l
How do I set up an isolation tank for molting?
We do not recommend using an isolation tank for molting crabs. If your tank is set up with the proper substrate there is no need to isolate your crabs during molting. Explanation: The main problem
My crabs keep digging holes, completely bury themselves, then come back up for a day or so, and then they start again.
This is perfectly normal behavior, especially for smaller crabs. Explanation: Our cage of small crabs is a maze of burrows, caves and tunnels. Tiny and small crabs love to sleep underground, ofte