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post #1 of 6 Old 11-30-2007, 01:18 PM Thread Starter
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Hermit Crab

I'm sure by now you all know of my 75 gallon tank.
If not: http://www.fishforum.com/aquarium-lo...ters.php?t=812

I would love to add a few hermit crabs. However, everywhere I go I see them with dry land. Is there any kind of hermit crab I can put in a fish tank that has no dry land?

My tank is fresh water.
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post #2 of 6 Old 11-30-2007, 02:36 PM
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I have never heard of a truely aquatic freshwater hermit crab. Every species I have ever seen for freshwater needs to have a way to get out of the water and the tanks they are kept in rarely have more than a water bowl in them as a water source. There are species of crab that are fresh water and cold be kept in an aquarium though so that is an option.
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post #3 of 6 Old 11-30-2007, 06:21 PM
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hay :)
good excuse for another tank,and it dosen't need to be
a big one either,
land hermit crabs are fun to keep,entertaining at shell
swapping time. :)
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post #4 of 6 Old 11-30-2007, 08:37 PM
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post #5 of 6 Old 12-01-2007, 07:47 AM Thread Starter
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Hermit Crabs by themselves are boring!!!

No offense to anyone who disagrees.
O-well. Guess no hermits for me.
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post #6 of 6 Old 12-27-2007, 12:38 AM
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I have only heard of marine (Saltwater) Hermit Crabs as far as water is concerned. Terrestrial (land) Hermit Crabs are easy to care for if you can't find anything more desirable.
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