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Old 07-26-2009, 02:44 AM   #11
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I found out today that different hermits will attack and kill one another. I don't know which ones attack which but I know it happens. Anyone have anymore details?
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I didn't know that either thanks for the heads up, i just put 10 red tip hermits in the tank 2 days ago along with turbo snails & Nassarius snails. I do know if the hermits don't have enough food or extra larger shells in the tank they will eat a snail and take his shell. They almost sound like New Yorkers.
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How insulting to the crabs!
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Hermits will attack other hermits for the larger shell, they will also attack snails. I have seen one try to attack my conch. That's just the nature of the beast...If they need a bigger home, they take it, if they can.
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