July 9-11 2021

Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
SOLD OUT!

VIP

$125/ person
  • Access to presentations plus playback after Crab Con ends
  • Access to sessions
  • Access to vendors
  • SWAG Bag with Coupons

Full Access

$60/ person
  • Access to presentations plus playback after Crab Con ends
  • Access to sessions
  • Access to vendors

Basic Access

$10/ person
  • Access to presentations at the time they air.
  • Access to sessions
  • Access to vendors

Schedule

Schedule is nearly finalized but some changes may still occur.

  • Friday July 9th 2021 Times shown are Eastern Standard Time USA
  • Saturday July 10th 2021 Times shown are Eastern Standard Time USA
  • Sunday July 11th 2021 Times shown are Eastern Standard Time USA
  • Main Stage
  • Session
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMMeet Me Under the Microscope By Tammy WeickThe Hermit Crab Patch

An encore presentation of this beautiful video

10:00 AM - 11:00 AMIt’s Alive!! By Jay De SilvaAustralia

What’s in Your Bioactive Substrate?

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMCoenobitidae in Sinistral (Left Handed) Shells By FJ Ong PramonoIndonesia

How Hermit Crabs Adapt to What Mother Nature Gives

12:00 PM - 01:00 PMAdoption Update By Anna KeelUnited States

Stats from the Front Lines of Matchmaking Hermits and Owners

01:00 PM - 02:00 PMWhat’s for Dinner? By Jessy StoneroadUnited States

Tips for Food Storage and Meal Planning, Hermit Crab Style

02:00 PM - 03:00 PMOn the Cheap By Rita ClemensUnited States

A Stroll Through the Dollar Store to Outfit Your Crabitat

04:00 PM - 05:00 PMClimbing Crabbies By Kelsey A FeighnerUnited States

Adding Toppers to Your Tank

05:00 PM - 06:00 PMAdoption Stories By Darcy and Brooke MadsenCrab Central Station

Stories from Captive-bred Baby Adopters, in their own words with Darcy and Brooke Madsen

Icons made by Google from www.flaticon.com
06:00 PM - 08:00 AMFriday Replay

All talks will replay on the Main Stage overnight for our overseas attendees

11:30 AMHermit House Breeding By Mary AkersHermit House Breeding

A Global Update

12:30 PMDrawing Crabs By Aunril Omenn

A Live Drawing Session

01:30 PMBasic Scientific Methods for the Hermit Crab Hobbyist By Dr. Chris Tudge

A Discussion

03:30 PM - 04:30 PMUnderstand Es: The Elusive and Enigmatic Ecuadorian By Stacy BoltzThe Healthy Hermit

Stacy Boltz will offer information and appreciation from her many years of keeping Es.

05:30 PM - 06:30 PMOwning Hermit Crabs in the Desert By Andrea Skinner

Andrea Skinner discusses the challenges of owning hermit crabs in a desert climate and offers solutions for keeping your heat and humidity in ideal range.

  • Main Stage
  • Session
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMTrash Homes By Shawn MillerJapan

The Plight of Coenobita purpureus in Okinawa, Japan (a photo essay) by Shawn Miller

10:00 AM - 11:00 AMShell Flippers By Kim Su Han κΉ€μˆ˜ν•œKorea

Turbo cornutus, From Snail Shell to Hermit Crab Home

(In Korean, with English subtitles)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTwo Claws up By Sarah Elizabeth PorterUnited States

A New York City rescue

12:00 PM - 01:00 PMGardening for Hermits By Amber MinerCanada

Tips for Growing and Storing Edible Flowers

02:00 PM - 03:00 PMLand Hermit Crab Conservation in Bermuda: Challenges and Opportunities By Alison CopelandBiodiversity Officer, Bermuda Dept of Environment and Natural Resources
03:00 PM - 04:00 PMThe Mechanics of Molting By Tammy WeickThe Hermit Crab Patch
04:00 PM - 05:00 PMStudying Straws By Sherri WerdebaughUnited States

What I’ve Learned from Living with Berry Manilow

Icons made by Google from www.flaticon.com
06:00 PM - 08:00 AMSaturday Replay

All Saturday talks will replay on the Main Stage overnight for our overseas attendees.

09:30 AMFeeding Hermits From Your Pantry By Sue BrownAustralia
10:30 AMFiddler Crabs- The Hermit Crab Cousin By Dr. Judith WeissUnited States

Dr Judith Weiss introduces us to the fiddler crab, enigmatic denizen of the littoral zone.

09:30 AM - 10:30 PMEverything Shells By Evie MichalakHermit Harbor
image of a piggy bank
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMTips and Tricks for Affordable Crab Care for Younger Keepers By Brayden Smith with Rita Clemens
12:30 PM - 01:30 PMMeet the Mods of The Crabby Hermit By Jeanne SinghassBecause of Crabs

A chance for attendees to meet the moderators of The Crabby Hermit, chat and get to know them.

03:30 PMIn the Kitchen By Darcy Madsen/Serina HuffmanUnited States

Creating Culinary Delights for Your Crabs with Serina Huffman and Darcy Madsen

04:30 PM - 05:30 PMMeet the Mods: Land Hermit Crab Owners Society

A chance for attendees to meet, chat with and get to know team H.E.R.M.I.T. from the LHCOS Facebook group.

05:30 PM - 06:30 PMPost Purchase Death Reduction Method By Andrea SkinnerUnited States

What is and How it Keeps Crabs Alive

  • Main Stage
  • Session
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMFostering Ecotourism By Chia-Hsuan HsuTaiwan

by Educating the Public on Land Hermit Crabs in Taiwan

10:00 AM - 11:00 AMThe Filtered Kreisel By Rizky Perdana Chandra PutrantoIndonesia

A Lazy Breeder’s Guide to Raising Hermit Crab Zoeae

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMCrustacean Plantation By Angela SayreCrustacean Plantation

A Wild Waystation

01:00 PM - 02:00 PMGetting WYZE in the Crabitat By Marion TraylorUnited States

Effective and Creative Uses for Your Wyze Camera

02:00 PM - 03:00 PMOur Summer Vacation with Jonathan Livingston Crab By Mike Vukoder and Melissa Pritt VukoderUnited States
03:00 PM - 04:00 PMPutting it Up for the Winter By Jeanne SinghassBecause of Crabs

Cleaning, Preparing, and Storing Your Foraged Items

04:00 PM - 05:00 PMJonathan Livingston Crab In Memorium

A Slideshow Tribute of his 45-years with Carol Ann Ormes

06:00 PM - 07:00 PMWrap Up

Conference Wrap-Up

Icons made by Google from www.flaticon.com
06:00 PM - 02:00 AMSunday Replay

Sunday talks will replay overnight on the Main Stage for our overseas attendees

09:30 AMWhere to Find Hermit Crab Supplies in Australia By Jay Da Silva and Helena GwullyAustralia
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMA Live Look Behind the Scenes of Crustacean Plantation By Angela SayreUnited States
12:30 PM - 01:30 PMIsopods By Evie MichalakHermit Harbor

Best Practices for Adding and Maintaining Them

Evie will talk isopod species, dos and don’ts for adding them to your crabitat, with a live fashion show of the species she breeds.

Photo by Jamie Street on Unsplash
05:30 PM - 06:30 PMHermit Crab Disneyland By Andrea SkinnerUnited States

Turning Your Crabitat into One

Speakers

Mary AkersSpeaker - Author - Artist - Potter-Land Hermit Crab Owners Society- Hermit House Breeding - United States
Mary AkersSpeaker - Author - Artist - Potter-Land Hermit Crab Owners Society- Hermit House Breeding - United States
closepopup
Stacy GriffithSpeaker - IT Professional - Land Hermit Crab Owners Society - Crab Street Journal -United States
Stacy GriffithSpeaker - IT Professional - Land Hermit Crab Owners Society - Crab Street Journal -United States
closepopup
Rizky ChandraSpeaker - Breeder - Indonesia
Rizky ChandraSpeaker - Breeder - Indonesia
closepopup
Christopher TudgeSpeaker - Carcinologist American University
Christopher TudgeSpeaker - Carcinologist American University
closepopup
Courtney Iris KarrSpeaker - BioActiveFX - United States
Courtney Iris KarrSpeaker - BioActiveFX - United States
closepopup
Helena GwullySpeaker - Australia
Helena GwullySpeaker - Australia
closepopup
Tammy WeickSpeaker - Breeder - The Hermit Crab Patch - United States

THE MECHANICS OF MOLTING &
MEET ME UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

Tammy WeickSpeaker - Breeder - The Hermit Crab Patch - United States

THE MECHANICS OF MOLTING &
MEET ME UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

closepopup
Moa LundbergSpeaker - Sweden

HERMIT CRAB ANATOMY

Moa LundbergSpeaker - Sweden

HERMIT CRAB ANATOMY

closepopup
Amber Miner - CanadaSpeaker

Amber Miner
GARDENING FOR HERMITS: Tips for Growing and Storing Edible Flowers

Amber Miner - CanadaSpeaker

Amber Miner
GARDENING FOR HERMITS: Tips for Growing and Storing Edible Flowers

closepopup
Jessy Stoneroad - United StatesSpeaker

TIPS FOR FOOD STORAGE AND MEAL PLANNING

Jessy Stoneroad - United StatesSpeaker

TIPS FOR FOOD STORAGE AND MEAL PLANNING

closepopup
Marion Traylor - United States

GETTING WYZE IN THE CRABITAT: Effective and Creative Uses for a Wyze Camera

Marion Traylor - United States

GETTING WYZE IN THE CRABITAT: Effective and Creative Uses for a Wyze Camera

closepopup
Kim Su HanSpeaker - Korea
Kim Su HanSpeaker - Korea
closepopup
Rita ClemensSpeaker - United States
Rita ClemensSpeaker - United States
closepopup
Kelsey FeighnerSpeaker - United States
Kelsey FeighnerSpeaker - United States
closepopup
Sherri WerdebaughSpeaker - United States
Sherri WerdebaughSpeaker - United States
closepopup
Jeanne SinghassSpeaker - United States
Jeanne SinghassSpeaker - United States
closepopup
Melissa & Mike VukoderSpeaker - Rescue - United States
Melissa & Mike VukoderSpeaker - Rescue - United States
closepopup
Felix PramonoSpeaker - Indonesia
Felix PramonoSpeaker - Indonesia
closepopup
Jay De SilvaSpeaker - Australia
Jay De SilvaSpeaker - Australia
closepopup
Sue BrownSpeaker - Australia
Sue BrownSpeaker - Australia
closepopup
Angela SnyderSpeaker - Crustacean Plantation
Angela SnyderSpeaker - Crustacean Plantation
closepopup
Darcy MadsenSpeaker - Crab Central Station
Darcy MadsenSpeaker - Crab Central Station
closepopup

Attendance Prize

Crab Con attendees will have a chance to win one of these prizes from our generous sponsors!

The drawings will be held in our Crab Con Facebook Group.

Tickets On Sale Now!

VIP tickets are LIMITED so get yours now before they sell out!

FAQs