How Do You Breed Hermit Crabs?


To breed a hermit crab, you will have to leave the hermit crab in its natural habitat. Hermit crabs generally breed in the ocean, and if a hermit crab is in a tank, it does not have the proper habitat to breed in. You can find more information here:,%20Hermit%20Crabs%20II.htm
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1. Prepare a salt-water tank. Hermit crabs breathe through modified gills so they need moistened air. Use a hygrometer to ensure that the relative humidity of the tank remains between
It is very hard to breed hermit crabs but some people have however. You will need to have a salt water pool and many other things to suit their needs. See
they could mate but the eggs won't hatch unless there is salt water not table salt
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How to Breed Hermit Crabs
Getting hermit crabs to breed in captivity is extremely difficult because it's not easy to simulate the crab's natural breeding environment. The crabs only breed at night. Their eggs hatch in the ocean and the hatchlings live there for 40 to 60 days... More »
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