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.

Additional Information

Fish Keeping Snapshot :

  • Keeping Difficulty : Beginner
  • Temperament : Peaceful to own kind
  • Max Size : 5-7cm

Preferred Water Parameters :

  • Water Temperature : 22-28 degrees celsius.
  • pH Level : N/A
  • General Hardness : N/A (50 - 100ppm)