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Stripey Ninja finally joins the gang in the big tank

Moving day has finally arrived!  Stripey ninja has finished his quarantine and today moved over into the main tank.

I popped him into the salt water pool as I had read somewhere about bathing them first so they didn’t smell like a strange crab.  112 more words


Hermit crabs line themselves up from biggest to smallest to swap shells

Seriously, HERMIT CRABS FORM ORDERLY QUEUES. In height order. To more efficiently trade shells. I, for one, welcome our new crustacean bureaucrats. At io9

Individual Thoughts And Actions

Should I get a cat?

THERE I WAS, puttering around the compound in my David Johns Casual—named after the preferred around-the-house stylings of uncle Dave throughout my childhood.

Now, before we get into the topic-at-hand, I have some issues. 466 more words


Caracoles Mania

We’re a LITTLE crazy about hermit crabs around here.  Caracoles, our resident hermits, can be found in abundance along the fringes of our back yard–especially at night.   129 more words

Little Moments

To be or not to be a hermit crab that is the question.

Its times like this I realise I know nothing of the world. That I couldn’t possibly understand anyone I haven’t put the effort into getting to understand and all my troubles are small potatoes in the grand scheme of things. 317 more words


A day of laziness & Chocolat

Today was a day of brilliant laziness, starting off with breakfast in bed.  We got a tropical splash of rain pitter pattering on our roof as we watched the movie Chocolat. 186 more words



It’s a historic day at ABC Kimberley – with the running (or is that scuttling) of the first ever Kimberley Crab Dash Cup. They call it the race that stops the crustacean nation. 91 more words