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Zoo Med Hermit Crab Heater

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Description

Keep your hermit crab buddies warm with the Zoo Med Hermit Crab Heater. This mini-size heater is designed for small hermit crab enclosures to help maintain proper temperature and humidity for your shell-hogging pals. It’s built like a pad and has an adhesive surface that you can stick on the bottom or on the side of your hermit crab terrarium―even on plastic. Because it works with very little power, it’s safe to use daily and can raise the temperature about five degrees. Plus, you can use it straight from the package with no assembly or set up.

Key Benefits
  • Helps maintain proper temperature and humidity in small hermit crab enclosures.
  • Raises ambient temperature up to five degrees to keep your shell-loving pals comfy.
  • Pad can be placed on the bottom or the side of hermit crab terrariums with its adhesive surface.
  • Completely safe and UL approved to use on plastic cages and works with just 4 watts of power.
  • You can use it straight from the package with no assembly or set up.

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  • Item Number
    127728
  • Dimensions
    8.5 x 4.125 x 1.625 inches
  • Weight
    5.6 ounces
  • Material
    N/A
  • Reptile Type
    Hermit Crab
Instructions

Place the terrarium on a hard level surface and plug in the heater. Use Zoo Med’s Hermit Crab Thermometer (HC-10) to monitor the temperature of your terrarium.

Rating: 2.9 of 5 stars 14 Reviews 14 Reviews 2.9 out of 5 Stars

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Didn't work

    By Kali on Aug 14, 2021

    The product did not get the tank warm enough and it quit working after a few days.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great service

    By sprice30 on Jul 22, 2020

    I had never ordered from Chewy before, and I was genuinely impressed with the service and the quality of the product. I received the item basically overnight, and it was not damaged or anything. The heater works great and is very small enough for the aquarium. My little crabs are much happier because of it.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    worse heater

    By navqueenx on Jul 29, 2020

    Heater did not work as I was hopeing for. It warmed up a little but barely enough for heat to come out so my hermit crab can feel it and didn’t stick very good to the cage on the side and underneath. Wouldn’t recommend to anybody to be honest! Disappointment of $15 spent save YOURE money

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    10 Gallon Tank

    By Whimsie on Oct 22, 2019

    I stuck the heater to the back side corner of the tank. My Crabs burrowed themselves right next to it. It's not as warm as the crabs would like, but it keeps them warm enough for the fall weather. I'll need to get something else for them when it becomes colder.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Having Happy pets.

    By prissy58 on Oct 12, 2019

    Im very pleased with this product as i have just started my adventure raising hermit crabs .This Zoo med hermit heater works with just enough heat to keep my pets happy in their new environment.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Upset with product!

    By Lauren on Sep 29, 2019

    I plugged it in and barely got warm! And way to small for a 20 gallon hermit crab tank in witch is was recommended. I'm going to return it and try to find another heater!

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Okay, but for tiny tanks.

    By HermitMama on Mar 23, 2019

    I bought this because the product is listed for tanks up to 20 gallons, which is exactly what I have. I got concerned when the installation picture was for a tiny plastic tank. As it turns out, this heater barely keeps my tank warm. It keeps the one spot directly against the glass warm but I still have to use an external heater to keep the tank properly warm. I will be buying a larger heater when winter comes around. It's also worth mentioning that the heater's stickiness started peeling away from the glass after a few days.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    perfect for what I needed

    By Jane on Jan 3, 2019

    My hermit crabs were a little inactive due to cold weather (I don't keep my house super warm in the winter). I purchased this heater and it's perfect! I placed it on the outside of their glass enclosure opposite from their water and they snuggle up to it nicely. I've noticed they have become more active again. The only small complaint I have is that the adhesive isn't super strong on the corners of the heater so the corners aren't up against the glass tight, but it's still very secure on the outside of the glass and I have no worries about it falling off. Also, even though I was concerned about a heater on the outside of the enclosure, it is just warm to the touch, not too hot.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Nit happy at all

    By Bella on May 13, 2019

    Did stick good . Didn’t keep warm aquarium at all . Horrible I’m very disappointed:(

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Don't waste your money!

    By ValVal on Apr 22, 2019

    This heater will not even keep the inside of a small terrarium over room temperature which was 66*F.

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