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My Hermit Crabs ^^

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by GlitterKitty, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. GlitterKitty

    GlitterKitty Songster

    Nov 21, 2009
    ALOHA! I have pet hermit crabs [​IMG] And I took pictures of them all. Tell me what you think!!

    This is Jefferey, she is almost eight years old. Which is actually kinda young... hermies can live to be 30. And actually I know this lady who has two crabs that are about 33.

    Clover is about 3 now. The first time she molted she was this pink color. Then the 2nd time, whitish (like the first pic) and now all freshly molted again, a lavender color (second pic). She's gorgeous <3

    And Rocket who is also 3 [​IMG]

    Adrian is two. My great grandma named him [​IMG] He's my biggest crab.

    Shona just came up from her molt yesterday and her color got more pink <3 (The first pic is from before her molt) She's has this obsession with changing shells, so as soon as she came up from her molt yesterday, she went shell shopping!

    Jonah is one year old [​IMG] (He used to be in the shell that Shona has now)

    Calypso is one too. She's my tiniest crab. She's really shy but is getting more outgoing everyday [​IMG]

    THANKS FOR LOOKIN XDD I appreciate it ^^

  2. xchairity_casex

    xchairity_casex Songster

    Feb 5, 2011
    adorable i love hermits! i used to have two but they both died while molting [​IMG]
  3. GlitterKitty

    GlitterKitty Songster

    Nov 21, 2009
    Quote:Aww that sucks [​IMG] Sorry for you losses [​IMG]
  4. Player Hater

    Player Hater Songster

    Feb 8, 2010
    [​IMG] very cool
  5. glenolam

    glenolam Songster

    Aug 19, 2009
    Canterbury, CT
    Very cute indeed! I had hermit crabs as a kid - I killed them by accident because I thought they should have something other than water to drink, so I gave them apple juice.

    I've been thinking about getting some for my son, as long as he knows NOT to give them apple juice!
  6. chickbea

    chickbea Songster

    Jan 18, 2007
  7. GlitterKitty

    GlitterKitty Songster

    Nov 21, 2009
    Quote:Yep, they need freshwater and also salt water. [​IMG]

  8. MrsKemmerlin

    MrsKemmerlin Songster

    Feb 14, 2011
    Round O, SC
    How cute! I had no idea they could live that long!
  9. thekid

    thekid Songster

    Now I want to get some... Again!!
  10. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens


    I have never heard or known of a hermie to live as long as 8 - WOW! And 33 yrs, incredible - amazing.


    Beautiful pictures [​IMG]

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