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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 hermit crabs, buy a tank and add sand, provide two water dishes, add objects for climbing and hiding, keep the climate safe, feed the crab, maintain the tank and provide shells. Caring for a hermit crab is ea... More »

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Hermit crabs are popular pets that are fairly easy to care for as long as attention is paid to detail. Appropriate environmental factors are vital for their well-being, so be sure to set up their aquarium properly, using... 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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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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Hermit crabs are omnivores and eat almost anything available. In captivity, they may eat raw fish, cooked chicken and a variety of vegetables, fruits and nuts. More »

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