How do I keep my hermit crab warm?

Answer Keep Your Terrarium WarmUse a heating lamp or a heating pad called an under-tank heater to keep your hermit crab warm. You might decide to use both: one for day and one for night. Many crab keepers... Read More »

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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 keep a wild hermit crab?

HousingPlace hermit crabs in an aquarium or plastic crab habitat lined with 2 to 3 inches of sand or gravel. Keep the habitat at around 80 degrees with a 70 percent humidity level. If necessary, pl... Read More »

How to Buy a Pet Hermit Crab?

Go to your local pet store and go to the hermit crab part of the store. Ask if they will dip them in the water to wake them up and put then on the get a crab that is up and going do not get lazy cr... Read More »

How do I find a hermit crab?

Go to the beach during low tideLocate a beach with tide-pools in your area and and look up when low tide will be.Look into the tide poolsLook for snail-like shells that are moving. Pick them up and... Read More »