How do I care for a striped hermit crab?

Answer Provide the Proper EnvironmentProvide a cage big enough to allow room for extra shells, toys, food and water bowls, and room to roam. Provide a saltwater soaking pool. Substrate should be sand, coc... Read More »

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Thin Striped Hermit Crab Information?

Hermit crabs are commonly found on the beaches of the Eastern United States, Jamaica and many other locations around the world. These crabs are difficult to breed in captivity, so it is a common pr... Read More »

How do I know when a hermit crab is going to have a baby hermit crab?

Check for EggsLift and turn over your female hermit crab so its shell rests in your palm, and you can see its exposed underbelly. Check the left side of its abdomen for thousands of tiny red eggs,... Read More »

How do I care for my hermit crab?

Hermit crabs are a water-dwelling crustacean with soft, exposed abdomens. They find protection in abandoned shells, which they climb inside, leaving their legs and heads exposed. They carry this sh... Read More »

How do I care for a hermit crab?

Feeding and WateringProvide your water hermit crab with a variety of foods, including unseasoned raw meat and fresh fruits and vegetables. Also place both salt water and dechlorinated fresh water i... Read More »