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LAND HERMIT CRAB

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LAND HERMIT CRAB

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Beginner
Max Growth Size: 5-7 cm
Temperament: Peaceful to own kind.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 22-28 degrees celsius
pH Level: 
General Hardness: 

 

Range

Occurs in or near tidal zone of shorelines across Northern Australia.

 

Reproduction

Can not be successfully bred in captivity.

 

Feeding

Omnivorous, Commercial foods available specifically for crabs. Also enjoys occasional small pieces of fruit such as apple.

 

Additional Comments

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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Disclaimer : The information provided here is of a general nature only. There are site specific factors that are not addressed here that may also affect the health and well being of your fish, as such Coburg Aquarium will not be held liable for the performance of your fish.