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Old 10-08-2006, 09:35 PM   #1
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Blue Leg Dwarf Hermit Question (or Hermits in general)

When one of my hermits was trying out new shells today I saw that it has this thing on its back. This thing was green and looked like a bunch of bubbles. It reminded me of an anenome or a bunch of eggs (it was fairly quick so i didnt get to look at it well).

Is it possible that this is a sac of eggs or maybe some kind of parasite? The fact that it was green throws me off and I dont know how they reproduce... Thanks.
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I dont either but it could be possible.
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He could have molted. I have never seen one, but they have a "foot" that helps them stay in the shell. My friend told me about his hermit's "foot/tail", sorry, I am not sure what it is called.
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I have seen a few of the hermits completely out of thier shells and none of the others have had this. It is this dark green thing.
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If it were eggs, it would be underneath on the belly side, not the back. It may just be the body of the hermit. They look quite strange!!
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