A Rainy Day's a Great Day to Get Your Crabitat On!

The "Crabitat" is back at Cape Tradewinds in Orleans...
You know it's summer when the pet hermit crabs return to Cape Tradewinds in Orleans (CCToday photo)

Looking for a unique gift on this rainy Saturday?  Why not zip on down to Orleans and get your "Crabitat" at Cape Tradewinds?

If you're looking for a "unique gift" check out Cape Tradewinds' pet hermit crabs and their famous "Crabitat" kits.  

Crabs of all sizes can be acquired in pairs along with all of their necessary habitats and supplies.   These active critters were captivating passers-by as they swarmed around their giant bowl.  

The turn-key "Crabitat" package includes everything you need to get started with pet hermit crabs:

  • Two hermit crabs of your choice
  • Choice of square, plastic enclosure of the wire "Hermit Crab Hotel" enclosure
  • Gravel (for digging)
  • Water sponge (how crabs get their drinking water)
  • Food dish
  • Hermit crab food
  • An shelter for inside the enclosure

The full "Crabitat" kit is only $35.99

We like the "Hermit Crab Hotel" because the wire mesh lets the crabs climb.

The helpful staff at Cape Tradewinds can give you the basics on hermit crab care.  You can find lots more info about caring for pet hermit crabs at http://pethermitcrabs.org/

See the video below and listen to the sounds of dozens of crabs jockeying for position in the habitat.


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