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Hermit Crab Shells

Shells are the most important part of your pet hermit crab because they protect the soft body inside. PetSmart offers hermit crab shells in a variety of sizes and colors.
Overall rating:
2.25 / 5
2.3
 / 
5
(4 reviews) 4
1 of 4(25%)customers recommend this product.
Reviews for Hermit Crab Shells
Review 1 for Hermit Crab Shells
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5 4 reviews

Hermit Crab Natural Shells

November 19, 2012
by Skamps77
fromCharles Town, WV
What is your gender?F
How many pets do you have?5 or more
How often do you shop at PetSmart?Monthly
Appearance 
4 / 5
4 / 5 4 reviews
Quality 
4 / 5
4 / 5 4 reviews
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I recently purchased 6 different sized shells for my hermit crabs. I boiled the shells allowed them to cool and placed them in the tank with my hermit crabs and within minutes I had three shell changes. The little guys are loving their new portable homes :)
Pros: stylish, easy to clean, sturdy
Cons: price
+4points
5of 6voted this as helpful.
Review 2 for Hermit Crab Shells
Overall rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5 4 reviews

Poor Selection

August 1, 2012
by mcelysium
fromRoanoke, VA
What is your gender?F
How many pets do you have?4
How often do you shop at PetSmart?Monthly
Appearance 
1 / 5
1 / 5 4 reviews
Quality 
1 / 5
1 / 5 4 reviews
The shell selection was very poor and limited. The price is way too high for what you get. The only two shells that weren't broken and that I thought might work ended up being too small.
Cons: price, low quality
+6points
9of 12voted this as helpful.
Review 3 for Hermit Crab Shells
Overall rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5 4 reviews

Wrong Shells

January 13, 2012
by Azreal19
fromSaint Paul Minnesota
What is your gender?M
How many pets do you have?5 or more
How often do you shop at PetSmart?Weekly
The shells sold in the store almost never are the ones that match the Hermit Crabs sold in the store. The majority of the Hermit Crabs found in the store are Purple Pincers, who prefer Turbo shells. The shells frequently found in the pet store aren't compatible. There would be alot more sales if the turbo's were sold at the store. I buy them online for nearly 2 dollars per shell for banded, jade, spotted and tapestry turbo shells. Or if I am feeling generic going to a craft store for a bag of mixed shells that have some turbos in them. I really like that Petsmart actually tries to take care of their Harmit Crabs at most of their stores and I frequent them often, and am in hopes that one day the store starts selling the shells that the hermit crabs they sell actually will use.
+12points
29of 46voted this as helpful.
Review 4 for Hermit Crab Shells
Overall rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5 4 reviews

Good Shells

January 30, 2010
by hermitcrabgirl
fromBC, Canada
What is your gender?F
How many pets do you have?5 or more
How often do you shop at PetSmart?Monthly
The natural shells are nice, and my crab likes them, but painted shells are awful! You should never give your crab the option of a painted shell!
+25points
28of 31voted this as helpful.