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Empty Fancy Hermit Crab Shells (12 lot)
(Assorted sp.)
Empty Fancy Hermit Crab Shells (12 lot)
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
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Quick Stats

Water Conditions 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Max. Size 2"
Origin Pacific Ocean
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Empty Snail Shells are offered in 12 lot quantities, and are white in color. They are useful in a saltwater aquarium that contains hermit crabs.

As the hermit crabs grow, their shells do not grow to accommodate their larger size. When the crab out-grows its shell, it must then search out a new shell for its home. If an empty shell is not available, the crab will many times have to kill another crab or snail to obtain a shell. By providing these empty shells, you will reduce the likelihood of the hermit crabs within the aquarium competing for a home.

Simply place the empty shells in the aquarium where the hermit crabs have access to them.

Approximate Purchase Size: Medium: 1" to 2"

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