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A fact that children may be interested to know is that hermit crabs are not really hermits but are rather social animals. They interact and feed together with their kind in the wild. They received their name because they... More »

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To care for a hermit crab, buy a tank and substrate, provide two dishes of water, add climbing and hiding structures, keep track of the climate, feed the crab and clean the tank. Hermit crabs are easy to care for, but th... More »

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In captivity, hermit crabs are omnivorous and eat hermit crab pellets, as well as fruits such as apples, bananas, and grapes, and green vegetables such as kale and broccoli. They also eat calcium supplements such as crus... More »

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All true crabs have 10 legs that are arranged in pairs. The front-most pair is modified into a pair of claws or pincers, and the other four pairs are used for locomotion. For some swimming crabs, the hindmost pair of leg... More »

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In captivity, hermit crabs are omnivorous and eat hermit crab pellets, as well as fruits such as apples, bananas, and grapes, and green vegetables such as kale and broccoli. They also eat calcium supplements such as crus... More »

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Shore crabs feed primarily on invertebrates such as molluscs, clams, crustaceans and worms, but they eat practically anything they can get a hold of, including the remains of dead organisms. Their voracious appetites hav... More »

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