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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.

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.

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.

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

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A glass fish bowl turned on it's side. For extra humid get away for you hermies.

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.

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

21 Stylish Dog Crates

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

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.

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Give Your Hermit Crab a Bath