I guess you are here because you want to learn more about hermit crab care, breeding, etc. If that's the case, then you are in the right place. Hermit Crabs are omnivorous. Plant fibers are very important in their diet. The vegetables (broccoli, cucumber, endive) and fruit (apple, pear, kiwi, banana, mango, guava, papaya, apricots) fees must be made every day. You can also add dried fruits (coconut, hazelnut, pecan, crushed cashew nuts), give dead leaves (oak, maple), dead wood (vines, oak, mangrove ). Do not forget about animal proteins to avoid cannibalism (in the form of granules, gammarus, dead insects). They need food filled with carbohydrates: honey, rusk (all this from time to time). They have a very high calcium requirement, so be sure to leave a cuttlebone for them. You can also give them eggshell. How does it grow? Hermit Crabs are difficult to breed in captivity, they need a lot of salt water to get as close as possible to living conditions in the wild. Couplings still take place in captivity. The female will keep the eggs for a month, avoiding wetting them (otherwise their growth will be too fast). The eggs will turn from reddish to brown color. It will then release them into the sea (in the wild). The eggs will go through several larval stages. How long does he live? They can live up to 30 years if their needs are met. They are fragile species. What characterizes his behavior? The Hermit crabs are gregarious, they must be several to be happy (we often advise groups of minimum 5 individuals). In nature they are found by the hundreds. They are often nocturnal but can have a diurnal activity. What are its particularities? He changes shell during his life. The Hermit Crab can make sounds. He likes to bury himself in the ground or the layer of foliage, this often happens during the moult. Do not disturb him especially! Want more useful tips on Hermit Crab breeding and care? Then get this book now! Scroll up and click BUY NOW.