Extra care should be given to a molting hermit crab when the time comes and there are many theories on how best to assist them. Unfortunately, some beginner crab owners don't quite know what to do when the hermit crab molts.
#fbf to Calvin hanging off the barn door. We rearranged the tank a bit and took out the barn to give them a change in environment and some enrichment. #calvincrab #hermitcrab #purplepincher #calvincrab is a tiny crab sold on the boardwalk in #oceancity in a sad and inappropriate wire cage. Thankfully he lives with us now in heat humidity & with substrate to mimic his Caribbean origins (pretty much all US hermit crabs are wild caught).