How to Pick Out a Healthy Hermit Crab?

Answer Hermit crabs make excellent starter pets for children; they're hardy, easy to care for and even easier to handle. These mid-sized crustaceans can be found at almost any pet store, but be careful wh... 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 »

How to Maintain a Hermit Crab?

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 »

What can a hermit crab eat?

Hermit crabs eat many of the same foods as people. Land crabs are omnivorous and eat meat, vegetables, fruit and even leaves, flowers and tree bark. Crabs find food using their sense of smell, so s... Read More »