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Herb123
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 Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

two of my hermit crabs are always hanging out around each other, and I’m worried that they might "get a kid." Is this possible? If so, I’m totally unprepared. Please help! Any help is appreciated.



03/31/09  05:25pm

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  Message To: Herb123   In reference to Message Id: 1978014


 Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I wouldn’t worry because i heard that hermit crabs can’t reproduce in captivity unless conditions are just right or you have to be a scientist



09/10/09  09:30pm

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  Message To: Wooks1   In reference to Message Id: 2070523


 Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yeah I wouldn’t worry too much about them reproducing. They can’t lay eggs in captivity. Can you see into their shell? Does one of them have branch-like extensions near their abdomen? Thats how you can tell if they are male or female. The female carries eggs on those extensions ( I don’t know what they’re called exactly). Males don’t have them. Hope this helps.



09/28/09  08:47pm


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