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Australian Land Hermit Crabs as Pets
by Vanessa Pike-Russell

An introduction to the land hermit crab and the wonderful world of owning land hermit crabs as pets. Whether you are an owner or just curious about land hermit crabs, there is something to please everyone with full colour photos and interesting information. Biology, Care, Responsible Pet Ownership, Cleaning, Illness, Species, Glossary, Appendix.

Soft Cover, 84 pages, colour. July 2003 Copyright

Australian: $15
US: $10
UK: 6 Pounds

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Hermit Crabs: Complete Pet Owner's Manual by Sue Fox

Hermit Crabs: Complete Pet
Owner's Manual by Sue Fox

The hermit crab book of the Milennium!
CrabLover Don of Hermies Onelist and FMR helped with the research for this book. It is the only known book that goes into detail about the popular "E - Ecuadorian" hermit crabs and other fresh information about caring for hermit crabs. A must on every hermit crab owner's bookshelf!

Paperback - 64 pages (February 2000)
Barrons Educational Series;
ISBN: 0764112295 ;
Dimensions (in inches): 0.22 x 7.86 x 6.51 List Price: $6.95

Amazon.com Price: $US6.95
PetDiscounters Price: $US5.22
Hermies and Herps Price: $AU20

 

The Care of Land Hermit Crabs By Philippe de Vosjoli.

The Care of Land Hermit Crabs
By Philippe de Vosjoli.

Good information about land hermit crab care.  Includes information about the importance of water quality and other aspects of hermit crab care.

Soft cover, 32 pages, color.  1999 copyright.

Suggested/Estimated Retail: $3.95
Amazon.com Price: $3.95
Pet Discounters Online Price: $2.79
Hermies and Herps Price: $AU15

 


Hermit Crabs as Pets by Daniele Scermino.

Hermit Crabs as Pets
Daniele Scermino. 

"A nice introductory book for the care and keeping of pet hermit crabs.  Informative and to the point.  Includes discussions on crab anatomy, feeding, shells, behavior, handling, moulting, and other topics.  " (Pet Discounters review)

Softcover.  16 pages. 

Undated copyright - circa 1980's.

Suggested/Estimated Retail: $2.99
PET DISCOUNTERS Price: $1.38
Hermies and Herps Price: $AU8

 

Proper Care of Hermit Crabs

Josh Klavir

An excellent "first time" guide to the care of hermit crabs.
Contains important information about crab anatomy, selecting a healthy crab, diet, shells, behavior, handling, moulting, and other topics. Written by Josh Klavir. Softcover. Black and white photographs. 22 pages. Copyright 2001.

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