Many kids would like to have a hermit crab as a pet. It is important to understand how to care for this unique pet. This is a guide about caring for a hermit crab.

Caring For a Hermit Crab

Many kids (Lindsey) would like to have a hermit crab as a pet. It is important to understand how to care for this unique pet. This is a guide about caring for a hermit crab.

wikiHow to Play With Your Hermit Crab -- via wikiHow.com

Play With Your Hermit Crab

How to Play With Your Hermit Crab. Hermit crabs are very active and nice animals. Doing things with your hermit crab once in a while is a great way to gain trust from your crabby little friend.

Beautiful home made guineapig cage - the chest of drawers is from ikea, hemnes range - 6 drawer chest of drawers

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Beautiful home made guineapig cage - the chest of drawers is from ikea, hemnes range - 6 drawer chest of drawers// if only I had the room.and if my parents agreed to me getting a guinea pig :( tho my mum said I might be allowed to get a dwarf hamster :D

Apparently some new pets are in my near future... From what I can find in my early stages of research on how to keep them alive, Hermit Crab Patch is *the* website for all things hermit crab... Good to know!

From what I can find in my early stages of research on how to keep them alive, Hermit Crab Patch is *the* website for all things hermit crab.

Shower caddies make a great second level moss pit.

My one of my Hermit Crabs died and I am wondering if it was the heat that killed him. Anybody knows the possibility please try to contact me.

Artist Aki Inomata's 3D-printed acrylic shells for the hermit crab. See the entire project at http://www.ifitshipitshere.com/hermit-crabs-don-3d-printed-cityscapes-shells-project-migration/ <<< omg tell me you're just joking.... Holy [not so holy word]

Artist Aki Inomata designed these acrylic shells for hermit crabs. Talk about how nature and art coexists.

Hermit crabs, they are really cute! Research before getting one for Matty.

Hermit Crab - Hermit crabs are decapod crustaceans of the superfamily Paguroidea. Most of the 1100 species possess an asymmetrical abdomen which is concealed in an empty gastropod shell carried around by the hermit crab.

Great example of proper hermit crab pools!  :)  Crabitat Pools by ~GodzillaHermitCrab on deviantART

Salt AND fresh water is required! The hermit crab will make up his own mixture of water that he keeps in his shell. Great example of proper hermit crab pools! :) Crabitat Pools by ~GodzillaHermitCrab on deviantART

Hermit crabs need lots of calcium and egg shells are a good source! #DIY - PetDIYs.com

Use an eggshell as a calcium supplement for your hermit crab! Boil an egg. Crack the shell and remove the the egg. Rinse the shell pieces with fresh water to remove any egg residue.

They're scavengers in the wild, but pet hermit crabs thrive on balanced nutrition.

List of Foods Hermit Crabs Can Eat

List of Foods Hermit Crabs Can Eat. Hermit crabs are scavengers by nature -- so when you're feeding them, almost any **healthy** food is worth trying.

Things about hermit crabs...need to know for class pet :)

Things about hermit crabs.need to know for class pet : Cuddle factor depends on the individual crab, I had one that never hid when I picked him up. I even had him trained to sit on my shoulder like a parrot.

Here’s the real story behind this see-through hermit crab | Grist

Crabs in Glass Houses.Scientists at the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre placed glass shells into a hermit crab tank. The crabs moved into the glass shells shortly after, allowing scientists to study the crabs.

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