Hermit Crab & My Colt Coral

Discussion in 'Beginner Discussions' started by vatso, 15 Jan 2010.

  1. vatso

    vatso

    Joined:
    3 Dec 2007
    Posts:
    1,733
    Likes Received:
    9
    Location:
    JHB
    Why would my hermit crab climb over my colt coral?

    It seems to be "Cleaning" it??


    Thanks

    Mark
     
  2. AdS Guest




    to hide all adverts.
  3. Warr7207

    Warr7207

    Joined:
    28 Dec 2007
    Posts:
    12,781
    Likes Received:
    31
    Location:
    JHB
    It could be eating dead tissue or "skin"
     
  4. vatso

    vatso Thread Starter

    Joined:
    3 Dec 2007
    Posts:
    1,733
    Likes Received:
    9
    Location:
    JHB
    That's a good thing? if it's been shedding like we think it could be

    Thanks Warr
     
  5. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

    Joined:
    29 May 2007
    Posts:
    17,868
    Likes Received:
    69
    Location:
    Cape Town
    As Warr said Vatso...... hermit crabs does not eat corals. They would only eat rotting meat mostly.... and algae of course.....
     
Recent Posts

Loading...
Similar Threads - Hermit Crab Colt Forum Date
[wtd] Halloween hermit crab Wanted 15 Oct 2016
Holloween Hermit crab Invertebrates 28 Sep 2016
[wtd] Hermit Crabs and Turbo Snails Wanted 25 Sep 2016
Hermit crab ID ID Needed 11 Feb 2016
blue hermit crabs Beginner Discussions 4 Nov 2015
hermit crab id General Discussions and Advice 25 Sep 2015
[wtd] unwanted cleaning crew(hermit crab, cleaner shrimp and any snails) Wanted 17 May 2015