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Old 08-02-2004, 02:30 PM   #1
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How do hermits breed? and has it happened in aquaria?

I don't know whats going on, but I have about 5 or 6 little hermits [ Don't exactly know what they are, they are very small and look like they have black legs ]

5 or 6 of them are all huddled together under neath a rock outcropping, acting very strange.

So I was just curious as if it was something like breeding behavior or something, cause quite frankly... Unless their all sharing a bit of food, they never come this close together [ theres no food where they are now. ]

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I noticed after placing new shells into my tank that I had a few pregnant hermits. Their "soft" parts that they keep inside the shell were covered with tiny red eggs. It's now many months later and I have no baby hermits (okay, so if I do then they are WAY tiny and haven't emerged at all!). The eggs prolly became food for the rest of the tank.
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Old 08-03-2004, 04:44 PM   #3
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How do you tell if a hermit is pregnant? Are the eggs visible?
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