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Old 06-29-2015, 09:59 PM   #481
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So happy to see my peppermint is overcoming his fears! He went full throttle hopping around for food and the clown respected him for it and left him alone.

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I need to stop going to the LFS..
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Old 07-03-2015, 03:27 PM   #482
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Caleb getting salty!?! No way..

Update

Everyone is doing good. I have 2 MIA hermits I assume have hidden in a new shell or are molting somewhere because I have 2 empty shells.

I have one hermit with a confirmed new shell I put in there and he seems to enjoy it.

All corals are looking good except the Kenya tree... It's still closed up like when I first got it which I'm not sure I understand because my other corals are fully extended and colored up nicely.

I moved the believed war coral frag up to the live rock area and for a stony it looks like it's enjoying it there more.
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It's also water change day!

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Old 07-03-2015, 08:51 PM   #483
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I'm not going to say my zebra hermit is dead because I found a body because of my past experiences with molts lol if I don't see him soon I might call him dead.

Will clowns eat a hermit?


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Old 07-03-2015, 10:03 PM   #484
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I'm not going to say my zebra hermit is dead because I found a body because of my past experiences with molts lol if I don't see him soon I might call him dead.

Will clowns eat a hermit?


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Nope. A clown trigger will ; )

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Old 07-04-2015, 10:30 AM   #485
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As far as I know you don't have any fish that week eat a hermit. However, done hermits will kill each other for their shells, especially different species.
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Don't know about all clowns , but if my yellow banded maroon clowns see the opportunity they wouldn't hesitate going after a hermit or snail , especially if they were hungry , then again maroon clowns are one of the more aggressive of the species in the clown family , in layman's terms there monsters ,
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Old 07-04-2015, 01:46 PM   #487
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As far as I know you don't have any fish that week eat a hermit. However, done hermits will kill each other for their shells, especially different species.

Thank you kind Sir's. I think this is probably the culprit if not a molt^^

On the bright side, one of the scarlet renovated a shell I put in there. Something special about seeing them in a shell you hand picked and found years ago without any intention of it being a home for a crab again.


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Old 07-04-2015, 06:10 PM   #488
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Well good news the Kenya tree finally opened back up.

Bad news is no sign of the lovely hermit yet.


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Thank you kind Sir's. I think this is probably the culprit if not a molt^^

On the bright side, one of the scarlet renovated a shell I put in there. Something special about seeing them in a shell you hand picked and found years ago without any intention of it being a home for a crab again.


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The scarlets are some of the 'friendliest' hermits IME. My Halloween seems harmless as well but he is still kinda small. My biggest scarlet actually was picking on him once that I seen, with no luck though. The Halloweens do get big however but I love mine.
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Came in to feed today and think I caught my murderer red handed! My Cerith snail was on top of one of my scarlet hermits almost like he was trying to pull him out of the shell!

Are they known to do this???


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