I'm getting a hermit crab and i expensive are they?

I heard they're pretty cheap and easy to take care of.I also heard of glow in the dark hermit crabs shells.Are those any good?

Asked By: Markling - 3/3/2009
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Start up costs are around $150, but after that they aren't expensive... More
Answered By: Rawshark - 3/4/2009
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it depends on where you get it and how big the crab is they range from 6-15 dollars
Answered By: cutiemelmel890 - 3/3/2009
They're very cheap. They hardly eat anything. You just have to make sure to keep a moist sponge in their cage so they can drink from it. I've never tried using glow in the dark shells before. I wouldn't use those though, because they could contain toxic chemicals.
Answered By: videoboysayscube - 3/3/2009
I saw petsmart selling them for 95cents each but buying a big tank and all the materials you need to prepare for a hermit crabs costs more than you think it will cost.
Answered By: yeswecanbarak - 3/3/2009
It depends on the size of the crab you're getting.They are easy to take care of but they have to have purified water and their food is cheap.Its cool to get two of them because they come out of their shells at night and fight over them.It was really cool.I miss my hermit crab.I had him since he was little and when he... More
Answered By: anonymous_b77 - 3/3/2009
they cost about 5-20 dollars depends on what type you get.
Answered By: guppylover123 - 3/3/2009
6.99 each! read about outer molting..... NO! painted, glow in the dark, or polished shells KILL hermit crabs....even non toxic ones!!!
Answered By: Blain L - 3/4/2009
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