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I Have Hermit Crabs

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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 got them.  I've had the current 2 for 3.5 years though.  I try to take good care of them by providing the...
    bellonium bellonium 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 12, 2007

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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 herself lately.
    wally12367 wally12367 13-15 Jun 8, 2012

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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 then live in boyfriend. My boyfriend was a big animal lover and wanted to have one of everything. We were...
    Sagethoughts Sagethoughts 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2008

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    I am building doll houses

    for my crabs this Christmas. They seemed to enjoy exploring each room, so thought I'd treat them this year.
    KindnessKing KindnessKing 26-30, M Dec 21, 2015

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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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    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 mac & cheese.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 4, 2007

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    Stella And Hermy

    Stella was female and Hermy was male. Stella was mine and Hermy was my little sisters, mine killed hers when it was switching shells (no shell to protect it from my wittle Stella). Stella died just before the new year :(.
    chubby11yroldgrlme chubby11yroldgrlme 13-15, F Feb 12, 2010

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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 in one of those tourist-trap stores and wanted one.  I said, "No because we don't want to support stores like that.  These crabs are taken from the wild and...
    morticia1969 morticia1969 36-40, F Aug 12, 2011

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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 tacky to me. I got one with a pretty normal looking shell. The other one's shell looked like an S design. I named them...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 Jun 2, 2011

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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 fish, and HERMET CRABS!!!!!! So I got the hermit crab and I named him Sheldon. When I got home I was thinking it...
    gergking662 gergking662 13-15, M Jun 30, 2012

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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 was watching star trek with one of my loves and all of a sudden i hear a squeaking noise...i freaked out because it sounded like a...
    SystemK SystemK 22-25, F Jul 26, 2012

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    I don't get mad or sad anymore. My friend and stepbrothers make me laugh, but that's about it. I have been a hermit or recluse whatever the word is for about 15 years now I have...
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