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Old 06-14-2004, 04:31 PM   #11
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I'd be interested to know if the craft store/ Walmart shells worked?

Liveaquaria has them for cheap, but they require a $30 minimum purchase and shipping is +$20.
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Old 06-14-2004, 07:41 PM   #12
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They are also really really small. I just got some and was really dissapointed as the ones I have are bigger than the shells they sent me. HTH Sue
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Old 06-15-2004, 11:30 AM   #13
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Well, I've got plenty of big empy shells for my crabs, but they still insist on killing my snails...
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Old 06-17-2004, 11:30 AM   #14
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Do you just dump all the extra shells in the tank? I'm not sure how that would look...
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Old 06-17-2004, 01:51 PM   #15
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You can dump them behing your rocks it you don't want to see them. I just put a few in the sand in front of the rocks. They are alway swicthing homes so I like to have a lot of shells.
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Old 06-17-2004, 08:24 PM   #16
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go to the local craft store. I bought a large bag of assorted shells, brought them home boiled them and tossed them in the tank. The crabs came running to check them out.
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go to the local craft store. I bought a large bag of assorted shells, brought them home boiled them and tossed them in the tank. The crabs came running to check them out.
Good idea, thanks.
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Old 06-22-2004, 01:07 AM   #18
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Found some at Walmart. This one was $0.97... comes in the little basket. Only a couple look useable, others are too small.
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This one was $2.97 and came in a black netting. Again, only a few look useable... the rest is for decoration.

They can be found in the arts and craft section.
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now i was told that they will only grow to fit in the shell so if you hve no extra ones they will only grow in to the shell they have now. i have had all of mine for about 6 months and i have 2 diferent types and i have only lost like 2-3 of them. if that. i never did a real count of them when i put them in but that is just a guess from what they said the shipped me. but i can get a good cound every once a wile. so i dont think you really need the extra ones.
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