LAND HERMIT CRAB
Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 5-7 cm
Temperament: Peaceful to own kind.
Preferred Water Parameters
Occurs in or near tidal zone of shorelines across Northern Australia.
Can not be successfully bred in captivity.
Omnivorous, Commercial foods available specifically for crabs. Also enjoys occasional small pieces of fruit such as apple.
Very popular 'alternative' pet. Easily kept if a few basics are attended to: warmth, a dish of fresh water (for drinking), a dish of salt water (for bathing) and use a cover to retain humidity. In nature Hermit Crabs hibernate in cooler months.
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