got a new hermy

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Registered: 02-29-2004
got a new hermy
Mon, 08-07-2006 - 12:02pm

Dear All,

Well, after 3 of my hermit crabs died, I thought that Hermione wouldn't last but after waiting a month, she's still alive, so I decided to get another hermit crab to keep her company. I've named the new hermy Remus (after Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter series).

I really can't tell between the males and the females and also wonder if they have both sexes like snails. And it gets confusing sometimes as they keep switching shells. But I'm glad they're both so active.

Well, I hope they have a long and happy life!



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Registered: 12-01-2003
Mon, 08-07-2006 - 2:11pm
I am so glad you got a friend for her!
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Registered: 03-25-2003
Mon, 08-07-2006 - 4:05pm

WhooooHoooo ^Vincent's^ Momma!

With my heart,
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Registered: 08-17-2006
Thu, 08-17-2006 - 10:01am

Land Hermit Crabs are not like snails.. Here is a link on how to tell the difference between a male and a female. Hope it helps you!