How long have you had your HC, and key factor to it's Longevity?

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How long have you had your HC, and key factor to it's Longevity?

Post by zokirova » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:39 pm

So interested to hear how long have you had your oldest HC, and what is the key things you have done for herrmies longevity?

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Re: How long have you had your HC, and key factor to it's Longevity?

Post by Motörcrab » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:51 pm

My wife had her Triple H for around 10 years. She has always taken care of her hermit crabs giving them heat, humidity, shells and a decent diet. Once we found the HCA about a year and a half ago we tweaked their according to the guidelines and advice we received on here as well. Since tweaking their care he and her other guys have grown considerably compared to before.

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Interviewer; "What is the secret to your longevity?"
Lemmy: "Not dying!"
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Re: How long have you had your HC, and key factor to it's Longevity?

Post by zokirova » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:54 pm

Cute, same for humans too!

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Re: How long have you had your HC, and key factor to it's Longevity?

Post by curlysister » Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:24 pm

I have had my two crabs, Sonny and Cher, for almost 8 and a half years! Honestly, I have never used any site other than the HCA for care information. I did add another crab, from someone in the nearest city who was selling it for $10, but it didn't last long. I don't know how long she had it, but she didn't have even close to proper conditions, so am not surprised the poor thing didn't survive.
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Re: How long have you had your HC, and key factor to it's Longevity?

Post by angelbearpuppy » Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:20 pm

I have had mine for a year, as mine is a new set up.

I however have had one of mine at school I help take care of survive a hurricane as our area was not supposed to flood or take a direct hit and it did....he was stuck without proper conditions for up to two weeks. He is still going strong now five years later.
I have owned Hermit Crabs for 2 Years

I have 1 E named Monkey and 2 PP named Shy Guy and Little P

I also own 1 PP named Dory who stays in my classroom

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