Hermit Crabs Articles

Why is My Hermit Crab Turning White?

One thing that many new hermit crab owners worry about is the color of their new pet’s shell. For example, they might notice that the shell is turning white, leading to worry that something is wrong with their crab. However, in most cases it is not the crab that is...

Why is My Hermit Crab Chirping?

For new and inexperienced hermit crab owners, the sound of their pet making a chirping sound similar to that made by birds can be surprising. In fact, many new owners will not instantly realize that the faint chirping sound they are hearing is actually coming from...

Why is My Hermit Crab Hiding?

It is not uncommon for new owners to wonder why their hermit crab is hiding. After all, when you get a new pet, you want to be able to see it. However, what many individuals do not realize is that hermit crabs are actually nocturnal, so hiding in their shell or in...

Why is My Hermit Crab Not Eating?

Inexperienced hermit crab owners often fret that their pets are not eating and become worried that they are sick. This is a completely natural reaction and, for the new crab keeper, can be a troublesome time. However, rest assured that in most cases your crab will...