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RE: Crab watch


This whole thing is making me want one. I will resist though.

Cyndi


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Pam Evans
Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2007 1:43 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Crab watch

oh what a riot and I would love to see a picture!   Jesse dear, is there
any
critter smaller than an elephant and larger than a fire ant that you
haven't had as a pet at some time in your life?  You're so funny.

On 6/20/07, Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net> wrote:
>
> That's right! I forgot about that. I had several shells in my 
> container and it seemed like they played "musical shells" a lot. They 
> would try on shells until they found just the right one. And when it 
> left it's old shell, one of the other ones would go try his shell on 
> for size. Too funny.
>
>
>
> james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
> Well, if it hasn't moved by morning, I'll go buy it a couple of 
> additional options. Thanks for the advice.
>
> On Jun 20, 2007, at 12:40 PM, Andrea Hodges wrote:
>
> > We used to keep a variety of empty whelk shells available for them 
> > (had them in a touch tank at the Museum in Charleston) and they 
> > would run around checking each on out before they chose. You might 
> > need a couple more shells Jim. Those little guys can be picky
sometimes!
> > A
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer"
> >
> > To: "Garden Chat"
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2007 8:22 AM
> > Subject: [CHAT] Crab watch
> >
> >
> >> Ms Fatma is baby-sitting a hermit crab this summer. A week or so 
> >> ago we noticed that it seemed a bit large for its shell, so we 
> >> purchased a larger one at a local souvenir shop. For the first few 
> >> days, it dragged the new shell all around its tank--into its water 
> >> bowl, into its food bowl--like it was introducing a new chum to the

> >> neighborhood. Well, last night, it parked next to the new shell, 
> >> opening to opening. We think, maybe, it's going to move into the 
> >> larger shell today or tonight.
> >>
> >> Island Jim
> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> >> Hardiness Zone 10
> >> Heat Zone 10
> >> Sunset Zone 25
> >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >>
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Sunset Zone 25
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
>
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> Jesse R. Bell
>
> "Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
> I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm 
> liable to be put away as insane for expressing that.
> That's what's insane about it."  -  John Lennon
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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