[wtd] Snails / Hermits


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Does anyone know where I could find some of these in durban? Do the LFS normally stock them? I called 2 and they didnt have any.

I can see a bit of GHA building up on some of my rocks so need to get some CUC tomorrow.
 
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If you close to the beach....Can't you just go and pickup hermits from the beach???
 
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I’m worried that I may pick up the wrong species that may attack my corals. I’m thinking one that has been living in a tank would still be there coz of it’s good behaviour
 

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Yeah the small hermits. those with a dark olive green to almost black body and with yellow tips on their feet are 100% reef save. And awesome.
 

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Just make sure there are hermits in there and not snails. Most of the snail shells these hermits prefer are predator snails when alive.
 
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So went to the beach today , couldnt find any hermits because the tide was in. Picked up some snails but don't know if they are safe for the tank. Can anyone help ID these...
 

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These are all herbivore.
The small grey white you should leave in the ocean. They will just climb out your tank.
 
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