Hermit migrating

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  1. herkie

    herkie R.I.P.

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    I put a shell in my tank earlier today because it looked nice to me and thought its too big and it will never become a hermit home. Well an hour later I saw this guy pushing the shell around and sort of grinned at this show. I should have rather held the camera, minutes later this chap was inside this massive shell.
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    Then I thought it will soon move back to its old shell when I saw it struggling to move. Again I was wrong!
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Cool, hermie found a new home. Now he has plenty of space to grow, I'm sure he's happy.
     
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    i remember one of my hermits, tiny as he was, found a rather large shell, it was really funny to see the tiny little spindly legs dragging this huge shell around - he has grown into it now though, took him about a year.
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    yeah these things are funny when they move home.i wonder if his new home has access to MASA :lol:
     
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    you guys inspired me to find a condo for my hermies, ive got two blue zebraz and a tiny red one, i put a larger shell in for first come first served comp, let see if anyone moves in
     
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    hermie has home

    i put one much larger shell in my tank and the littler of my zebras moved in and struggled around. i felt sorry and set up a shell scrapyard of five different sized shells, the other hermie was sussing a shell out,along comes numero uno and dumps bigger shell and moves into the shell the other one was sussing out
     
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    herkie Thread Starter R.I.P.

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    Lovely to watch them. Mine is still struggling along in the too big shell.
     
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    I think they are one of my favorite tank beasties - i find them fasinating to watch:blushing:
     
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