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 crabbers  Vanessa Pike-Russell, Don Drenning (Crablover Don), Jennifer  Borgesen (Motown Jenn), Carol Ormes (Crabworks), Karen Rogers (kish_29730),  Marie Davis (Ladybug15057) and Stacy Griffith (Forever Purple) kept busy moderating the group.  It has since grown to just under 2000 members. Since 2001 the LHCOS has produced an online magazine called TheRead More →