Metal lid

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Metal lid

Post by Perthcrabber »

hello everyone,

I have a question

I have 3 tanks and one of them has a metal lid.
is this okay for the hermit crabs? { PS: its not my main tank}

thank you

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Re: Metal lid

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Probably not; depending on the type of metal it may rust. Even if it has a coating, the crabs may scratch at it and peel off the protective coating that protects it from rust over time.
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Re: Metal lid

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ok, thank you Wai

I will go to the pet shop and get a good lid

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Re: Metal lid

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edit: it is aluminum. my dad said it don't rust?

thank you!
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