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Old 04-18-2011, 05:03 PM   #1
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Hermits Vs. Inverts

I currently have 2 "large" hermits, prob 1 inch long from side to side. One of the hermit is a white spotted and he is very active. Yesterday, I added 4 nassarius snails and he ended up eating one at night. I am thinking about getting a banded coral shrimp and maybe some cleaner shrimps. What are the chances that the hermit would eat them?
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There is always a chance, but highly unlikely as long as the shrimps are healthy they should be fine.
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CBS's can become very aggresive as they get older,
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how aggressive? like attack other CUC's? or just knock them over. I saw my white spotted hermit just slap my nassarius snail out of the way when the snail got close to it
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CBS can even kill small fishes, more so if you get a bonded pair,
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hmm, I'm getting a CBS... he's going with a yellow watchman and a pair of clarkii clowns.
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CBS are really hit or miss. They can be harmless, or they can be murderous. Be careful
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i heard the blue bellied ones are less aggressive i believe
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i heard the blue bellied ones are less aggressive i believe
I believe the blue is eggs. So a female...
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I talked to my LFS today and they said the CBS gold is the least aggressive and the smallest of CBS
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