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Old 01/24/2018, 03:33 PM   #1
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Question Blue legged hermit crab

Hi I have a 10 gallon nanno reef tank with 2 clownfish.i was wondering what tipe of clean up crew I could get and Care also I would really like a blue legged hermit crab.

Ps how or do I need to provide shells

Any help would be great


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Old 01/24/2018, 04:44 PM   #2
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If you do get a blue legged hermit, ask if you can have a few similarly sized shells for it. Some LFS will just give them to you.

My opinion is that 2 clowns is a bit much of a bioload for a 10g. I would plan on getting a larger tank sometime in the near future. Like less than 6 months. I say this not knowing how big your clowns are, but assuming they are small right now and knowing that they will grow.

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Old 01/24/2018, 04:59 PM   #3
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About the tank size. If you donít get anything else in that 10 gallon tank. 10 gallon might get you by for quite some time (2-3 years). When your clownfishes reach their full size, you will want to get them into a bigger tank (for their happiness not survival), 16-20 gallon on the smaller side.

For the blue legs hermit crabs. You can get about 1-2 if you have amble space/rockwork and shells like someone mentioned already. Blue legs only get to less than 1 inches (very small). Any dead snail shells less than 1Ē would work for them. Just throw them in your tank. My blue leg changed shell quite often when I get him a handful. Some are very nice looking and I felt like I got a new hermit crab lol

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