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Hermit crab

Hermit crab

Hermit crabs are decapod crustaceans of the superfamily Paguroidea.Most of the approximately 1,110 species possess an asymmetrical abdomen that is concealed in a scavenged mollusc shell carried around by the hermit crab.

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Paguroidea
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Hermit Crabs
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Hermit crabs as pets

ChooseAccording to Petsmart a terrarium withshould have at least 5 gallons of space for every 2 crabs. The terrarium should have a hood to keep humidity in and keep your hermit crab from escaping. Keep theThe terrarium should be kept in a low-traffic area out of direct sunlight and away from drafts. Small crabs sometimes don't have claws big enough to grab onto pellet-type food. Small crabs can be fed powdered hermit crab food, or pellets crushed into powder. Hermit crabs should have access to fresh, clean water at all times. A dechlorinator or water conditioner should be used to treat tap water before putting it in your crab's water dish.

Small crabs sometimes don't have claws big enough to grab onto pellet-type food. Feed small crabs 1 teaspoon of powdered hermit crab food, or pellets crushed into powder.

Your hermit crab should have access to fresh, clean water at all times. Always add a dechlorinator or water conditioner to tap water before putting it in your crab's water dish.

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Hermit crab

Superfamily of crustaceans

Hermit crabs are decapod crustaceans of the superfamily Paguroidea.Most of the approximately 1,110 species possess an asymmetrical abdomen that is concealed in a scavenged mollusc shell carried around by the hermit crab.

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Hermit crabs thrive in a tropical environment. Despite their name, hermit crabs are social creatures and can live together in pairs or groups.

Choose a terrarium with at least 5 gallons of space for every 2 crabs. The terrarium should have a hood to keep humidity in and keep your hermit crab from escaping. Keep the terrarium in a low-traffic area out of direct sunlight and away from drafts.

Small crabs sometimes don't have claws big enough to grab onto pellet-type food. Feed small crabs 1 teaspoon of powdered hermit crab food, or pellets crushed into powder.

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Your hermit crab should have access to fresh, clean water at all times. Always add a dechlorinator or water conditioner to tap water before putting it in your crab's water dish.

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Superfamily of crustaceans

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