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Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP

Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:26 pm
by beckersutton
Hi,

I don't have a proper flyer, but I have a hermit crab that my sister bought from a beach shop, unfortunately we do not have the means to care for him right now nd we dont want him to be stress or lose any limbs or die. We are looking for someone nice to adopt him preferably asap.
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
How Far Will You Travel?: Not a lot but can be discussed.
Would You Be Willing to Ship?: No
Number of Crabs, Size of The Crabs, and Species If Known: 1 Crab, Medium, Unknown
Supplies and Tank That Are Included (If Any): He comes in a small plastic crate that we got at the beach shop, and he comes with some food.
Adoption or Supply Fee Being Asked (If Any): N/a

If interested contact asap here, beckersutton03 at gmail.com, or (Number removed by admin)

Re: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP

Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:29 pm
by GotButterflies
There is actually a local adopter by the name of JeffCrab that is in Ft Lauderdale - check him out!
viewtopic.php?f=113&t=3685

Re: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP

Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:33 pm
by beckersutton
GotButterflies wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:29 pm
There is actually a local adopter by the name of JeffCrab that is in Ft Lauderdale - check him out!
viewtopic.php?f=113&t=3685
Thank You! I have tried to contact him and am waiting for a response still, but thank you for your help it is greatly appreciated.

Re: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP

Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:41 pm
by GotButterflies
beckersutton wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:33 pm
Thank You! I have tried to contact him and am waiting for a response still, but thank you for your help it is greatly appreciated.
Yw! I hope he gets back to you!

Re: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP

Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:42 pm
by GotButterflies
In the meantime, I wanted to send you these: Hermit crabs can eat a lot of the same things that we eat. Just check to make sure the item is on the safe list. Foods should be organic when possible. Hermit crabs are sensitive to pesticides and fertilizers.
You also want to provide one or more calcium sources at all times. Examples would be Cuttlebone, Organic Eggshell, Oyster Shell, Lobster Exo, Shrimp Exo.
Make sure you cover all aspects of food pyramid :)
Safe food list: http://hermitcrabassociation.com/phpBB/ ... 25&t=92557
Unsafe food list: http://hermitcrabassociation.com/phpBB/ ... 25&t=92556
Food pyramid: http://hermitcrabassociation.com/phpBB/ ... 25&t=92554

Re: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP

Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:44 pm
by beckersutton
GotButterflies wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:42 pm
In the meantime, I wanted to send you these: Hermit crabs can eat a lot of the same things that we eat. Just check to make sure the item is on the safe list. Foods should be organic when possible. Hermit crabs are sensitive to pesticides and fertilizers.
You also want to provide one or more calcium sources at all times. Examples would be Cuttlebone, Organic Eggshell, Oyster Shell, Lobster Exo, Shrimp Exo.
Make sure you cover all aspects of food pyramid :)
Safe food list: http://hermitcrabassociation.com/phpBB/ ... 25&t=92557
Unsafe food list: http://hermitcrabassociation.com/phpBB/ ... 25&t=92556
Food pyramid: http://hermitcrabassociation.com/phpBB/ ... 25&t=92554
Thank you so much I will read up!

Re: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP

Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:45 pm
by GotButterflies
Yw! :)

Re: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cute Hermit Crab Needs Home ASAP

Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:53 am
by lesleyalena
Has this crab been adopted? I have medium to large hermit crabs i would definitely be interested in adopting after they tent my house (so this weekend) I'm in Davie, FL