How do i tell a male hermit crab from a female?

Answer If you plan to breed your hermit crabs, the first step is finding out what sex they are. More than with most common pets, this is a challenge. There are no obvious differences in size or coloration... Read More »

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How do I tell if a crab is a female or male?

Look at the shape of the "apron" on the underside of a crab. Male crabs have an apron that looks like an upside-down letter T or, if you are feeling patriotic, the Washington Monument. Mature femal... 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 to Tell If a Hermit Crab Is Dead?

Hermit crabs are one of the most inexpensive exotic pets. Like every pet that is taken out of its habitat, the hermit crab may die in captivity. It is often difficult to tell if your hermit crab is... Read More »

How to Tell if a Hermit Crab is Sick?

Hermit crabs are usually pretty easy to keep happy and healthy. However, sometimes hermit crabs can get sick, just like humans. This article will help you recognize when your hermit crab is sick.