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Question by  painer1 (16)

What is a saltwater hermit crab's habitat?

Can you keep them at home?


Answer by  ashley31 (263)

Yes you can. It would be similar to keeping salt water fish only much smaller a habitat. You can buy a kit at any pet or aquarium store. It is a little bit expensive but easy to maintain.


Answer by  kaydenann (41)

Saltwater hermits crabs live on shore or in the ocean. There are many types of hermit crabs and some can be kept as pets, but would live a shorter life in captivity.


Answer by  Jenny8390 (5)

they cannot live out of water. they prefer rocks and dark holes. need lots of rocks for climbing.you can keep at home with proper salt water levels.


Answer by  stellargamebirds (121)

A saltwater hermit crab needs to be contained in a salt water settings (aquarium). They are harder to find but can be purchased from petstores and taken care of at the home.


Answer by  juliannna (639)

yes you can keep them at home as long as you live near a place that carries salt water, as you would need to change the water weekly. they live in corral reef and in salt water. if you use salt water moss, this would be good for the habitat and help the hermit crab out.


Answer by  adi43 (4)

Hermit crabs are egglayers.They lay their eggs in the ocean.once the eggs are hatched and their legs are gained they move towards beach.Hermit crabs requires humidity to live.


Answer by  gordon (304)

Saltwater hermit crabs live in salt water. Sometimes they come out on land and will adopt the shell of another creature. You can keep them at home in a terrarium or other environment with access to salt water.

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