New Crab Owner(:

Please post here if you are a new crab owner and someone will be along shortly to welcome you to the HCA! This is also the place to welcome new crabbies to your clan!
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New Crab Owner(:

Post by Linds1100 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:38 pm

Hi there, my name is lindsey and recently i just got 2 purple pincher hermit crabs, and am new to owning them. There names are zoidberg and mr krabs. I was wkndering if anyone had any tips as far as making my crabitat a good crabitat and also on where a good place to buy un waxed/painted shells :)

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Post by Prosati » Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:52 pm

Congrats, I recently got 3 PP’s myself a few weeks ago. What do you currently have your crabs in now? I had my tank set up a few days before I got mine so I could make sure I would be able to maintain proper heat/humidity

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Re: New Crab Owner(:

Post by curlysister » Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:59 pm

Welcome! Pretty much all the info you will need can be found on this website. Start with the Care Sheets, Guides, and FAQ section: ... .php?f=120
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Re: New Crab Owner(:

Post by aussieJJDude » Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:42 am

Welcome to the board! The link @Curlysister posted is a great read, and who encourage to read if you haven't already.

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Re: New Crab Owner(:

Post by angelbearpuppy » Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:15 am

Welcome to the board.

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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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