• You can find lots of information on how to settle in, understand your new guinea pigs in our New Owners Guide Collection but please ask any questions you have in Wannabe and New Owners' section.

Hermit Crabs!

Status
Not open for further replies.

Hanwombat

Senior Guinea Pig
Joined
Oct 29, 2010
Messages
6,922
Likes
167
Points
750
Location
Cambridgeshire
#8
Their really cute! though my crab has been buried since yesterday so knowing me ive chosen the one who is going to molt :/
 

Hanwombat

Senior Guinea Pig
Joined
Oct 29, 2010
Messages
6,922
Likes
167
Points
750
Location
Cambridgeshire
#11
They eat anything really as they are scavengers - things like fruits, peanut butter, bark, egg and meat

They are fun to watch, like i said one is missing at the moment :/ hes buried himself so he may be molting
 

Glynis

Forum Buddy
Joined
Oct 13, 2006
Messages
36,838
Likes
1,456
Points
1,965
Location
Croydon, Victoria, Australia
#12
Hey Hannah we had them years ago.......i LOVED them x)
Unfortunately ours would shed/moult their shells but not like the ones i'd buy 8... I'd spend hours staying up with them stuffing them back into a shell but ............. sadly they all passed away :(
Each one of my children had one, so we had 3 as well :)
Ours loved a mix that you can get here in OZ and they adored their heated pad and special bulb rolleyes
I love the way they tickle your hand when they slowly crawl over you :(|)

little kisses for your hermies xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
 

Hanwombat

Senior Guinea Pig
Joined
Oct 29, 2010
Messages
6,922
Likes
167
Points
750
Location
Cambridgeshire
#13
Their really cool - two of the three have buried themselves though .. maybe to 'destress' hopefully we'll see them again soon :O

We may end up buying three more so we dont just end up taking care of a tank :))
 

Glynis

Forum Buddy
Joined
Oct 13, 2006
Messages
36,838
Likes
1,456
Points
1,965
Location
Croydon, Victoria, Australia
#14
Our tank had a sand area and then the non sand area, fresh water and salt water.......that's what we had advised to us.......have a search on google for the info, there's loads more info these days :)
Let me know when you name them x)
and how they go with changing over to bigger shells :)
 

Hanwombat

Senior Guinea Pig
Joined
Oct 29, 2010
Messages
6,922
Likes
167
Points
750
Location
Cambridgeshire
#15
They're called Mr Pinky, Mr Pinchy and My Pointy haha.
We have fresh and salt marine water too

Humidity at 78% and temperature at 25 degrees
 

Hanwombat

Senior Guinea Pig
Joined
Oct 29, 2010
Messages
6,922
Likes
167
Points
750
Location
Cambridgeshire
#18
We have to provide the shells. Ive just ordered a load to put inside their tank for if they feel like changing or when they molt :)
 

Hanwombat

Senior Guinea Pig
Joined
Oct 29, 2010
Messages
6,922
Likes
167
Points
750
Location
Cambridgeshire
#19
We have to provide the shells. Ive just ordered a load to put inside their tank for if they feel like changing or when they molt :)
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Top