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To make sure that you hermit crab is healthy and well you must provide for it so it can survive. Your hermit crab has to have a house, and this is not just the shell on its back. They usually live in a small plastic cage or maybe even a little aquarium. Of course you need to keep a small glass dish in their environment for their drinking needs and another to fill with their food which can be pretty much anything that humans eat. They should not be fed any commercial food because it contains preservatives such as ethoxyquin which will eventually lead to death. Below is a link to a site that contains "okay" foods that hermit crabs can eat:

http://hermitcrabcuisine.com/index.php/2008/08/03/alphabetical-listing-buttons?blog=

 

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