Thin Striped Hermit Crab Information?

Answer Hermit crabs are commonly found on the beaches of the Eastern United States, Jamaica and many other locations around the world. These crabs are difficult to breed in captivity, so it is a common pr... Read More »

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How do I care for a striped hermit crab?

Provide the Proper EnvironmentProvide a cage big enough to allow room for extra shells, toys, food and water bowls, and room to roam. Provide a saltwater soaking pool. Substrate should be sand, coc... Read More »

Hermit Crab Information for Kids?

Hermit crabs are considered to be one of the most kid-friendly pets. They do not cause reactions in those with allergies, like cats or dogs might, and they do not carry diseases, like hamsters or t... 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 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 »