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“Blueberry” Hermit Crab (Coenobita Purpureus)



Purpureus are also known as “Blueberry” hermit crabs. Their color can be light blue to dark purple. Most of them are Purple-blue, Purple, Blue and Purple-Red etc. Juveniles are light in color and develop the “blueberry” characteristics with maturity. We recommend using sand and coconut fiber substrate for them to dig and molt in. Always have additional shells available for your crabs to switch into. If you have any questions, please email us and we will respond. You can also connect with us in Live Chat if we are online.

We require overnight shipping to guarantee 100% live delivery. If your crab does not arrive safely, please contact us immediately. Your live hermit crab is specially packed and shipped to you, usually arriving within 2 weeks of your order depending upon weather conditions.

ALL OF OUR HERMIT CRABS ARE SHIPPED IN A BOX WITH WET MOSS, A SPONGE AND A SNACK. WE PACK WITH HEAT PACKS OR ICE PACKS WHEN NEEDED. THE BOX IS PLACED IN A STYROFOAM LINED SHIPPING BOX. We recommend someone be present to accept the delivery and get the crab in a suitable habitat as soon as possible.