Baby hermit crab born in NY 2018

Mary Akers

Mary Akers is the founder of the Hermit House Breeding program.

2020 – Mary had the most eggs spawned to date!


2019 – Mary has countless babies just beginning to take land (November 2, 2019)

Summer 2019 Breeding

2018 -The most successful to date with 200+ survivors. The first successful breeder in the United States

Summer 2018 Breeding

Summer 2017 Breeding Attempt

LHCOS Local Representative Mary Akers was interviewed regarding her captive breeding project.