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Can Hermit Crabs Eat Carrots? (Dried, Baby + Raw)
When considering vegetables for hermit crabs, carrots should be near the top of the list. Carrots have various health benefits and offer an appealing taste, texture, and scent. The main […]
Can Hermit Crabs Eat Bananas?
As natural scavengers in the wild, captive hermit crabs enjoy a varied diet. As per Marine Ecology, they’ll eat anything they find but seldom consume the same food twice in […]
Can Hermit Crabs Eat Blueberries?
Blueberries (vaccinium corymbosum) have a distinct scent, flavor, and texture. Their sweetness will appeal to most hermit crabs, who consider blueberries a delicious fruit. Despite this, some hermit crabs may […]
Do Hermit Crabs Have Memories?
Hermit crabs are sometimes the subject of scientific testing, but not as much as other animals. So, many things remain unknown about hermit crabs, though some understanding of their cognitive […]
Can Hermit Crabs Eat Oats?
While hermit crabs are natural scavengers, they have particular needs. Oats (Avena sativa) can be a healthy and palatable food for hermit crabs. Most hermit crabs enjoy the taste of […]
Are Painted Shells Bad for Hermit Crabs?
Beachfront gift shops sell hermit crabs in painted shells to appeal to young children. No reputable seller of hermit crab shells and supplies will offer decorated shells. Hermit crab shells […]
Is My Hermit Crab Healthy? [5 Visual Signs of Good Health]
Hermit crabs don’t experience illnesses that affect other pets, but that doesn’t mean they’re low-maintenance. You must provide appropriate care to keep hermit crabs strong and healthy. A healthy hermit […]
Can Hermit Crabs Live on Land? [Terrestrial vs. Aquatic]
All hermit crabs are born in the ocean, hatched from eggs that burst upon contact with saltwater. Some remain in the sea, and others make their way to land. Marine […]
Can You Play with Hermit Crabs? [6 Fun Things To Do in Captivity]
Hermit crabs won’t interact with humans and play in a traditional sense. If you loosen your definition of ‘play,’ you can still have fun with hermit crabs and keep them […]
Can Hermit Crabs Live with Betta Fish?
Betta fish are among the most popular captive fish in the world as they look so beautiful. Many fish owners like to keep marine hermit crabs in an aquarium, as […]
Do Hermit Crabs Like To Be Handled?
All hermit crab owners will need to move their pets occasionally. Hermit crabs are unlikely to actively enjoy handling, but they can be taught to tolerate it once you’ve earned […]