An Argument for Isolating Hermit Crabs
When adding newly purchased or adopted hermit crabs to an existing colony, for the long-term health of all, we at CSJ recommend a 30 day quarantine period in an isolation tank. Placing newly purchased or adopted hermit crabs into an existing healthy colony without a quarantine period risks the unnecessary exposure of your healthy hermits to shell disease or parasites. If you are just starting out with hermit crabs and do not have an existing colony or crabitat in place, use of the PPDS Reduction Method will allow you to monitor your new crabs for 30 days and bring them slowly up to ideal environmentalRead More →
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