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 Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium

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dnphillips08
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PostSubject: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/11/2011, 12:01 am

So I have finally decided to buy geosesarma sp. after much internal debate and I have spent all day preparing a place for them to live. The pictures I'm posting now are just a glimpse of what the final paludarium will look like.

And it will house:

*Picture borrowed from Oliver Mengedoht*
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PostSubject: Re: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/11/2011, 12:29 am

Sweet man looks good now to pick the fish for it and are you planning to go to aj tomorrow ?
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PostSubject: Re: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/11/2011, 8:08 am

Nice slate work there. Good job.

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PostSubject: Re: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/11/2011, 8:35 am

Love the bright red eyes and the fadded purple claws.

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PostSubject: Re: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/11/2011, 3:28 pm

So all in all I will have 10 of these guys, 2 males and 8 females. One of the females is already gravid so I may have a hatch soon too! Hopefully I'll have the tank finished today and that way I can make sure all of my machinery works and what not. Thanks for all the compliments everyone. I have pictures for a DIY article if anyone wants me to write one up. thanks
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PostSubject: Re: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/11/2011, 5:46 pm

If you search this title on google we are already #1

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PostSubject: Re: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/11/2011, 6:07 pm

Too bad my wall collapsed, I suppose I built the upper part of the wall too heavy. Oh well I'm rebuilding it now lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/11/2011, 10:10 pm

Here is my second attempt at the tank, notice how the wall is much smaller this time. I need to clean the tank a little bit but I feel okay about the tank for now. I am getting the crabs tomorrow so it has to work. I still need to add a background. I usually spray paint the back black but I wanted to try something new and I haven't decided exactly what I'm going to do yet. Tomorrow once I get the crabs and clean up the tank, I will post a much better pic and I'll include all of the equipment, flora, etc. I will probably do a DIY write up as well if anyone is interested! Let me know what you think, no matter how you feel.
New Scape
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PostSubject: Re: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/12/2011, 3:27 pm

I got my crabs today! So excited, they all arrived alive and are currently getting to know the tank/relaxing after their trip from California. Here is the tank running:

A couple Geosesarma Sp. "Bicolor" (1 M/1 F)

Me trying to get my little camera to zoom in on them
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PostSubject: Re: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/12/2011, 9:25 pm

Looks really nice man I like your crabs and im glad to fogger is working ok , by the way did you need me to bring my fogger over for your toads ?
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PostSubject: Re: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/12/2011, 11:46 pm

No I guess I bought one lol I just now finished setting that thing up and I am gonna have to do more work on it tomorrow.
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PostSubject: Re: Geosesarma sp. "Vampire Crab" Paludarium   7/13/2011, 11:23 am

You going to be posting some pics of your toads ehh ehhh I NEED to seem them asap lol.
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