How to Set up a Sand Tank for Pet Hermit Crab

The fiber is ground quite fine and is nearly like soil, so it is good for burrowing. Crushed coral is also a nice choice, but you may want to provide an area with Forest Bedding or sand as your hermit crabs may prefer these substrates for molting. Avoid the use of gravel or wood shavings.…

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Regardless, ALL hermit crabs MUST have the opportunity to enter water if necessary. The species Coenobita perlatus or "strawberry hermit crab" in particular suffers and dies a slow painful death if deprived of salt water. All hermit crabs require salt water to regulate the saline content of their bodies. Bathing new crabs and/or new molters…

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