Hermit crabs and snails

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  1. nudibranch

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    So just had a discussion about this and wondered what everybody else thought and how they handle it.

    Apparently Hermit crabs kill snails to gain access to their shells. I never thought of this before but it makes sense. How do you go about keeping both in the tank with war?

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    Paul
     
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  3. ascheff

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    Add lots of empty shells in various shapes and sizes. The more hermits you have, the more shells you'll need.
     
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    i make sure my snails are smaller than my hermits
     

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