DIY Hermit Crab Habitat
Use plastic containers to make a habitat for your hermit crabs! Remove the lid from a plastic storage bin and fill one side with sand and the other side with soil. Hang plastic baskets on the walls with zip ties, use suction cups to hang pieces of a net around the walls for your crabs to climb and consider attaching a hamster wheel to the wall of the cage for your crab to exercise. Fill small plastic containers with rocks or sea shells, bury the base of the containers in the substrate and fill one pool with fresh water and the other with salt water. Make a natural hide by cutting a hole out of the side of a plastic bowl, painting the bowl with glue and rolling the bowl in sand or gravel. Regularly moisten the soil, fill the baskets with sea shells or a moss garden, add plants and other decorations to your homemade hermit crab habitat and place a thermometer in the cage to monitor the temperature for your pets and a hygrometer to measure the humidity.