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Old 05-29-2014, 06:32 PM   #1
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Limpet snail?

My tank has been setup for 5 months and I just noticed it on the sand bed. It looks to have made a shell out of some live rock. The only live rock I've added was one pound 2 months after setup. The rest is dry rock. Is this a limpet snail? Good addition to have?
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Old 05-29-2014, 06:33 PM   #2
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Old 05-29-2014, 07:26 PM   #3
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Looks like a hermit crab to me may just be my eyesight though lol
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it's the shell of a whelk. I can't see if there's a crab in it or a whelk though. Meanwhile, some are ok and some are not. Easy enough to remove if it is a bad guy though. Just keep an eye on him as he grows.
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