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Old 07-08-2015, 05:47 PM   #1
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I was just wondering what type of hermit crabs that people prefer in their tanks. I have had blue leg hermits and I'm not too much of a fan (they were a bit aggressive). What other crabs do people prefer?
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Old 07-08-2015, 05:56 PM   #2
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I have this white one, nothing I have ever seen before at all. An I love it. It has solid white legs with tan banding an blue eye stalks/feelers. It does have hairy legs but it has been a model citizen, even standing up to my big blue leg. So I presume it's safe for corals. I named it Casper as through all my research on hermit hitch hikers, only a few pics have matched him an was never named
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That's pretty cool then if he is safe with the other organisms!
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Yup, never once touched any of my fleshy or sps coral, bam bye running over my gsp hear an there. He's the bomb though, I prefer him over my big blue leg haha
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I like blue legged hermits. Never had issues with them besides the normal hermit behavior, murdering snails for shells even though there are tons of them around.
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My blue legs off each other all the time despite the fact that there are other shells for them to inhabit. I like my scarlet red hermit but he knocks corals over a lot. Unless you glue things down hermits can be a bit of a bulldozer in a sense.
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I like my scarlets. But like said they can be bulldozer


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Old 07-14-2015, 07:15 PM   #8
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Yeah the blues I have had in the past have been mean to each other and snails. I was thinking of getting some scarlets though. Most of my corals are either glued down or grown to the rocks so they shouldn't tumble over anything
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