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I Have Hermit Crabs

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    They're Adorable - I got them after holding some at an aquarium. I just fell in love with the little guys! I went to Petco and picked two up. Natural shells--painted shells look...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 Jun 2, 2011

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    I Have 4 - They are so cute, when they walk they look like little crawling babies with bulging diapers.  They're low maintinence too, they eat peanut butter and jelly and love...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 4, 2007

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    So This Really Freaked Me Out! - SO I have had my hermit crabs for a bout a year and a half now...when i was 15 i had a whole bunch of them but NEVER experienced this before.... I...
    SystemK SystemK 22-25 Jul 26, 2012

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    I Have 2 Hermit Crabs - Their names are Pinky and Sandy.  I use to have 2 others, Crabby Patty and Mr. Crabs but they died.  I think they had some kind of sickness when I...
    bellonium bellonium 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 12, 2007

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    I Am So Glad My Son Talked Me Into Getting Hermit Crabs - I am an animal rights activist.  Several years ago, on vacation at the Outer Banks of NC, my son Nathan saw hermit crabs...
    morticia1969 morticia1969 36-40, F Aug 12, 2011

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    Duka -         It’s weird that I have this hermit crab and I so did not intend to. Three years ago I went a on little vacation to get away from my...
    Sagethoughts Sagethoughts 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2008

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    I Love Them! - My mom thinks that they are boring, but i love them so much. My Hermies names are Nina, Ruby, and Rufus. Cute, huh? I wish the Ruby was feeling ok. She hasnt been...
    wally12367 wally12367 13-15 Jun 8, 2012

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    At The Fair - I went to a fair in my city, and of course at every fair they have a game where you can win a fish, but this fair was different. When I went up to the booth, it said...
    gergking662 gergking662 13-15, M Jun 30, 2012

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    I Have A Question - is it ok if my hermie is sitting in the corner doing nothing. I checked, and she is not dead. any comments?
    wally12367 wally12367 13-15 1 Response Jun 8, 2012

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