Gallery: Makerbot’s 3D Printed Hermit Crab Shells are a Fresh Solution ...


Meet Paris Shellton – a classy crustacean who recently received a colorful new 3D printed shell thanks to Markerbot’s Project Shellter! Last year, Makerbot called out to the 3D printing world for eco-friendly replacement shells that could be given to domestic hermit crabs in order to preserve the ocean’s shell supply. Months later, the aptly named Project Shellter has taken off with a line of colorful and funky plastic shell homes for pet hermit crabs.

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1 Comment

  1. mrkahn July 30, 2012 at 2:59 am

    How many people printed this using low density plastics?

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