Hermit crabs are the new pet rocks

Hermit-Crab-Pet-Rock

A friend of ours went up to Tahoe for the long weekend and asked us to take care of their pets which are hermit crabs.

At first I was a little cautious, not knowing how much work this would be. My anxieties were quickly swept away when I realized that caring for hermit crabs is about as much effort as keeping pet rocks, and just as rewarding.

I’ve had the hermit crabs in our house now for two days—making sure their water dish is filled and a bit of food spread around. The hermit crabs are so boring that I noticed the shells have been painted various designs, I suspect to make them seem more interesting.

Well, if you are looking for a low maintenance pet, this would fit the bill.

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  • Hermit Crab

    What an idiotic post this is. If the hermit crabs are boring it's because they are in irritating painted shells that they were forced into. In the wild they are very active. Given proper humidity and a lot of climbing surfaces, these creatures can be as active as most any pet. Great job in comparing them to an inanimate object like a rock. Jerk.

  • Hermit Crab

    What an idiotic post this is. If the hermit crabs are boring it's because they are in irritating painted shells that they were forced into. In the wild they are very active. Given proper humidity and a lot of climbing surfaces, these creatures can be as active as most any pet. Great job in comparing them to an inanimate object like a rock. Jerk.

  • Hermit Crab

    What an idiotic post this is. If the hermit crabs are boring it's because they are in irritating painted shells that they were forced into. In the wild they are very active. Given proper humidity and a lot of climbing surfaces, these creatures can be as active as most any pet. Great job in comparing them to an inanimate object like a rock. Jerk.

  • Hermit Crab

    What an idiotic post this is. If the hermit crabs are boring it's because they are in irritating painted shells that they were forced into. In the wild they are very active. Given proper humidity and a lot of climbing surfaces, these creatures can be as active as most any pet. Great job in comparing them to an inanimate object like a rock. Jerk.

  • Hermit Crab

    What an idiotic post this is. If the hermit crabs are boring it's because they are in irritating painted shells that they were forced into. In the wild they are very active. Given proper humidity and a lot of climbing surfaces, these creatures can be as active as most any pet. Great job in comparing them to an inanimate object like a rock. Jerk.

  • Hermit Crab

    What an idiotic post this is. If the hermit crabs are boring it's because they are in irritating painted shells that they were forced into. In the wild they are very active. Given proper humidity and a lot of climbing surfaces, these creatures can be as active as most any pet. Great job in comparing them to an inanimate object like a rock. Jerk.

  • Hermit Crab

    What an idiotic post this is. If the hermit crabs are boring it's because they are in irritating painted shells that they were forced into. In the wild they are very active. Given proper humidity and a lot of climbing surfaces, these creatures can be as active as most any pet. Great job in comparing them to an inanimate object like a rock. Jerk.

  • Hermit Crab

    What an idiotic post this is. If the hermit crabs are boring it's because they are in irritating painted shells that they were forced into. In the wild they are very active. Given proper humidity and a lot of climbing surfaces, these creatures can be as active as most any pet. Great job in comparing them to an inanimate object like a rock. Jerk.

  • Clinton Stark

    Loni, "Hermit Crab" may have a point. Next time color code irony, sarcasm and silliness in YELLOW – hey like Yellow Face! I would do it for you, but I'm too busy playing frisby with the crab. (PS – did you notice one of the related posts is for your crab cake recipe…?)

  • Loni, "Hermit Crab" may have a point. Next time color code irony, sarcasm and silliness in YELLOW – hey like Yellow Face! I would do it for you, but I'm too busy playing frisby with the crab.
    (PS – did you notice one of the related posts is for your crab cake recipe…?)

  • Loni, "Hermit Crab" may have a point. Next time color code irony, sarcasm and silliness in YELLOW – hey like Yellow Face! I would do it for you, but I'm too busy playing frisby with the crab.
    (PS – did you notice one of the related posts is for your crab cake recipe…?)

  • Clinton Stark

    Loni, "Hermit Crab" may have a point. Next time color code irony, sarcasm and silliness in YELLOW – hey like Yellow Face! I would do it for you, but I'm too busy playing frisby with the crab. (PS – did you notice one of the related posts is for your crab cake recipe…?)

  • Loni, "Hermit Crab" may have a point. Next time color code irony, sarcasm and silliness in YELLOW – hey like Yellow Face! I would do it for you, but I'm too busy playing frisby with the crab.
    (PS – did you notice one of the related posts is for your crab cake recipe…?)

  • Loni, "Hermit Crab" may have a point. Next time color code irony, sarcasm and silliness in YELLOW – hey like Yellow Face! I would do it for you, but I'm too busy playing frisby with the crab.
    (PS – did you notice one of the related posts is for your crab cake recipe…?)

  • gary thompson

    wow the only reason you say hermit crabs are boring is because you are extremely ignorent about the subject. they are not boring you outragious fiend.

  • gary thompson

    wow the only reason you say hermit crabs are boring is because you are extremely ignorent about the subject. they are not boring you outragious fiend.

  • gary thompson

    wow the only reason you say hermit crabs are boring is because you are extremely ignorent about the subject. they are not boring you outragious fiend.

  • gary thompson

    wow the only reason you say hermit crabs are boring is because you are extremely ignorent about the subject. they are not boring you outragious fiend.