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Adopter Resources

Adopter Resources

This is a collection of links and information that may be helpful to our approved hermit crab adopters. Even if the owner of the hermit crabs says they are clean and healthy, we urge you to isolate them for at least a month. Introducing mites or shell disease to your healthy colony would be devastating….

Junior Local Representative Program

Junior Local Representative Program

What is the role of a LHCOS Junior Local Representative? A Junior LR is someone between 13 and 18 years of age who embodies the mission of LHCOS/CSJ and will become a full Local Representative when they are old enough. We want our Junior Local Representatives to be safe above all else and will never…

Hermit Crab Adoption Program

Hermit Crab Adoption Program

Welcome to the Land Hermit Crab Owners Society hermit crab adoption program! We are hoping this process will be a little more efficient for everyone.   Our adoption program is open worldwide and we don’t exclude anyone simply for not being part of our Facebook group or a member of The Crabstreet Journal.   We…

Our History

Our History

The Land Hermit Crab Owners Society started as Hermies Onelist – a mailing list for fans of Vanessa’s Crabarium website which started in 1995. It soon became an online society for hermit crab lovers around the world. Hermies Onelist soon became a Yahoo!Group in August 1999 and included features such as chat, databases, files and polls.  Notable…

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