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by erin.leaman
Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:49 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Injured crab?
Replies: 11
Views: 642

Re: Injured crab?

I would recommend isolating the hermit crab and giving it a bath in saltwater to clean wounds. Reducing stress is vital for the little one! After you have done so, leave it alone, do not handle it and contact you veterinarian immediately, I think it's safe to say you cannot always trust random peop...
by erin.leaman
Wed Aug 10, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Injured crab?
Replies: 11
Views: 642

Re: Injured crab?

I would recommend isolating the hermit crab and giving it a bath in saltwater to clean wounds. Reducing stress is vital for the little one! After you have done so, leave it alone, do not handle it and contact you veterinarian immediately, I think it's safe to say you cannot always trust random peopl...
by erin.leaman
Wed Aug 10, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: What is best for lone hermit crab?
Replies: 14
Views: 1719

Re: What is best for lone hermit crab?

Personally, from what I've seen in my own research the best thing to do is to get another hermit crab. Yes conflict may or may not be an issue but hermit crabs despite their name are very social creatures and need a like companion. I would try to get one that is around the same size as your current ...