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Old 02-08-2015, 09:44 PM   #1
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In the show Fish Tank Kings season 3episode 6 when they are donating the tank to the galaxy elementary school they go to a glass blowing place to get shells for the hermit crabs... How realistic is this? can it stay in the tank long term?


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Old 02-08-2015, 09:46 PM   #2
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I can only ask, is your tank made of glass and how long would you expect it to last ?


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Crabs aren't picky. I've seen them use some very weird stuff for shells. Ceramic and glass are neutral in SW, so it's good to go.



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Old 02-10-2015, 04:55 PM   #4
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It's realistic you can YouTube it they have videos on it. Not sure how it would be In saltwater tank. I would think they would dirty up eventually and you would be able to tell there glass.

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I have a friend that likes old glass bottles in the reef. They color up in a few months and look like they've been there a hundred years.


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That's interesting. .....

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i saw photos somewhere of a hermit using a glass shell.. creepy if you ask me..
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They are kinda creepy once you get inside the shell. We have two land hermits that we did a science fair project with (almost 3 years ago) for my youngest son. The glass shell is kind of cool IMO (but creepy too).


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I watched that episode of Fish Tank King and liked the idea of the glass shells for the hermits but in the tank they would get algae on them after a while.

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