How to Maintain a Hermit Crab?

Answer Hermit crabs are popular pets, especially for children. These tiny pets are easy to handle, easy to care for and very hardy. Maintaining a healthy hermit crab is not a difficult task provided you h... 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 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 »

Why is my hermit crab slow?

Hermit crabs are non-aggressive and naturally eat and move slowly. Because they are nocturnal, they may appear less energetic in the morning.Natural BehaviorAccording to PetSmart, hermit crabs are ... 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 »