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Red Claw Crab Sanctuary

Recently had one of these guys land in my lap as a rescue--literally, as he worked the tupperware lid loose and crawled into my lap on the drive home--

Caresheet: Red claw crab

Red claw crabs are a popular and fascinating aquarium crab that is unfortunately still widely misunderstood. Find out how to care for your red claw crab!

Red claw crab caresheet

Caresheet: Red Claw Crab

Red claw crabs are a popular and fascinating aquarium crab that is unfortunately still widely misunderstood. Find out how to care for your red claw crab!

(link) 29gal Crabitat Build Thread - Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community ~~~ WARNING: when creating a built-in water reservoir / pool, be wary of potential water leaks. Least little seepage will likely case a life-threatening flood issue . ~ for more great PINs w/good links visit @djohnisee ~ have fun!

(link) Crabitat Build Thread - Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community ~~~ HINT: Rather than throwing away (landfill) ~ Please re-purpose the substrate (sand, etc), compost it or use to enrich your container/garden soil.

Red Claw Crab Terrarium I decided to add a small red clawed crab to my terrarium. He looks really cute in there.

Red Claw Crab Terrarium I decided to add a small red clawed crab to my terrarium.

Crabitat Inspiration. Use reptile enclosure rock wall techniques with a divider to create a water area and sand area along the base of the tank.

Having a saltwater pond is a great way to mimic the hermit crab's natural environment

PVC Fiddler Crab Caves - PetDIYs.com

Use pieces of PVC pipes as caves for your fiddler crabs! Cut pieces of PVC pipe or ABS pipe and partially dig the pipes into sand with the back of the pipe against a wall or pile of sand.

With an inspired arrangement of décor and water features, even a small paludarium can produce a grand impression. Photo by Bill Brissette.

This article focuses on aquascaping, terrascaping, and stocking paludaria; a preceding article began this discussion with a focus on paludarium construction.

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