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Old 09-24-2009, 11:24 PM   #1
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I got two teeny hermit crabs to help clean up my tank. When i got them home it occured to me... I have to provide them with new shells don't I? How do i know what size to buy? And where do you buy teeny shells? like these guys are about half an inch

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they should have the shell in your LFS.
u will need to buy all kind of size, since they will like to switch house a lot LOL.
I have 7 hermits and I put like 14 shells inside.
I get the smaller one out and exchange some big one in time when they grow bigger.

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yeah, just ask your LFS, they usually have tons. If I buy something they usually just give me a handful to take with me.
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Pick shells based on the opening, not really the size of the shell. They have to be able to fit into the opening to want to move in....
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