How to Care for a Hermit Crab (Purple Pincher)?

Answer This is how to take care of a purple pincher hermit crab.

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How do I care for a purple pincher hermit crab?

EnvironmentPut the purple pincher hermit crab in a 10-gallon tank with sand and an under-tank heater. A purple pincher hermit crab is a land crab, and needs an appropriate land setup. Provide bowls... Read More »

Facts About the Purple Claw Hermit Crab?

Popular as pets for their demeanor, the purple claw hermit crab requires a carefully designed environment and diet, and is known for its large purple claw. The most commonly sold hermit crab in the... 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 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 »