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Saturday, April 2, 2011

Hermit Crab Habitat

It is important to mirror a natural environment for your hermit crab pet. Providing a cage they can climb is best, they love to climb! Bear in mind that they are found on the beach, a typical floor covering for their home should be sand. In keeping with their behavioral characteristics the crabs enjoy digging and burying themselves. In nature hermit crabs live in a tropical climate so unless you live in a warm place year round it is important to provide a heater. A certain amount of humidity in the air is crucial to the health of your pet. Some ways to maximize the humidity in your terrarium are by adding a natural sea sponge that is soaked with water, misting your hermit crabs with a spray bottle and finally adding a small water dish.

2 comments:

  1. It's really good job but please share something more about Hermit Crab.

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  2. Hi Stuart, thanks for your comment. This blog has sadly been abandoned by me. Good luck with your hermit crabs. :)

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