Ask Milo – Is grass a safe substrate?

Hermit crab101 writes:
I just got a hermit crab from the Jersey Board walk by surprise and I have no supplies and am saving up for more supplies but just for now is grass a good bedding for your crabbatat?
Hi Hermit Crab101!
Grass is not dangerous to a hermit crab but it is not a safe substrate. Sand mixed with coco fiber is the perfect substrate.  You can read more about substrates here: Substrates for Hermit Crabs
To get the complete list of supplies you will need check out this article: Hermit Crab Essentials Shopping List
Your friend in a pinch,