Just sexed my 2 bigger hermits...

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Just sexed my 2 bigger hermits...

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:19 am

...and my big Beau really is a boy, yay! His rescue buddy Kaulder (I got the name from the movie The Last Witch Hunter), who I thought was a boy, is a girl haha! They are best friends, boyfriend and girlfriend now I guess. ImageI'm still keeping the boy name though. I'm sure she won't mind LOL.
(Picture: Beau's in the back, Kaulder in the front.)
I hardly see my 2 little ones. I named them both girl names. I'll try to sex them too if they ever pop up.ImageImage

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Post by CrabbyLover77 » Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:21 am

PS- Since both crabs were so well behaved in letting me look them over, they each got a small piece of popcorn for a treat lol.

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Re: Just sexed my 2 bigger hermits...

Post by Links » Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:47 am

Watch out! You’ll have eggs in no time.


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Post by RiNiKy506 » Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:24 am

They are beautiful!

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Post by curlysister » Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:36 am

I have never bothered to sex mine - Sonny and Cher may or may not be male and female, but I am sticking to the names, LOL!
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Re: Just sexed my 2 bigger hermits...

Post by Crabby7Crabber » Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:42 am

curlysister wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:36 am
I have never bothered to sex mine - Sonny and Cher may or may not be male and female, but I am sticking to the names, LOL!
I might attempt breeding when I'm older, but definitely not now. Also, can an E and a PP mate? My two have been really close lately. I haven't checked to see what genders they are, though.
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Post by CrabbyLover77 » Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:38 pm

Links wrote:Watch out! You’ll have eggs in no time. Image


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That would be so cool! I know I don't have the resources to raise babies, but it would be awesome just to see eggs. Image

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Post by CrabbyLover77 » Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:39 pm

RiNiKy506 wrote:They are beautiful!
Thank you!! Image

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Post by CrabbyLover77 » Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:47 pm

curlysister wrote:I have never bothered to sex mine - Sonny and Cher may or may not be male and female, but I am sticking to the names, LOL!
I've had Beau for almost 8 years and never really knew if he was a boy or not. I was looking up hermit crab videos on YouTube last night and there was one on how to sex hermit crabs. So I decided to give it a try to see if the crabbies would pop out of their shells far enough for me too look. I couldn't believe they did! Probably trying to get away from me haha. But I'm with ya, Sonny and Cher are great names and I wouldn't change them either!! Image

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