Key To SurvivalPLACES FOR HIDING AND CLIMBING PREVENT STRESS
Hermit crabs love to climb and hide.
On some of the islands they call them Tree Crabs because they spend much of their time up in the trees, especially during mating season. They also climb instinctually when the barometric pressure drops and rain is approaching.
We feel it is important to minimize stress to your crabs by giving them a place to hide. When given the choice hermit crabs will spend most of the day sleeping in a hut. Climbing into a shelter makes them feel less exposed and vulnerable. Even if you have a large cage with 1 hut, the majority of the crabs will chose the hut. It is natural for them to pack in it on top of each other.