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Old 12-28-2004, 01:37 PM   #11
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two of my hermits took out two of my snails to take their shells...
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Old 12-28-2004, 05:17 PM   #12
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I've found my snails grouping together alot too. I wonder if they are having a "safety meeting"
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Old 12-28-2004, 05:29 PM   #13
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Ya, they will grow. Check this guy out. He has grown to 2" wide now. I had to get a couple of those tree crab shells for him. The only ones that are big enough that I can find around here.
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Old 12-28-2004, 05:42 PM   #14
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woah neato -- 'big' little blue colorful dude ...will have to get to a LFS then...
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Old 12-28-2004, 05:47 PM   #15
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I look forward to the day when any of my Hermit get anything close to that large
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Old 12-28-2004, 05:48 PM   #16
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He has become one of the "prides" of my tank. Hard to believe a little dude purchased as part of a cleanup crew would become one of my showcase inverts.
Don't expect them all to grow like this, so far he's the only one I have had that has approached this size.
I have to watch him close. He has a tendancy to get stuck in the rockwork with that big shell. I have had to "rescue" him more than once.
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Old 12-28-2004, 05:52 PM   #17
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A LFS close to me has some Hermits that are about .75 inches across and they sell them for $6 each. I really want one, but everytime I see them, they are eating large snails :P I figured if any of my Hermits get that big, they can deserve the snails they eat up until that point. I would hate to drop a large Hermit in the tank and have it go through a couple snails a week though :P
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Hmm, I have never seen an aggessive move out of mine. Can't say what he does after dark though.
It may help that I target feed him.
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