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Empty Fancy Reef Hermit Crab Shells - Assorted species

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Empty Fancy Reef Hermit Crab Shells
OC Reef Aquatics - Marine Aquarium Supplies Online
Price: $12.99
Our Price: $4.99
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  • Prolong the life of your saltwater reef aquarium hermit crab clean up crew, with an assortment of empty fancy shells, for them to choose from! (Assorted species and sizes)
  • Origin of Shells: Indo Pacific Tropical Oceans
  • Cleaned sterilized and ready to be used in your reef saltwater aquarium.
  • (10) ten individual shells in assorted sizes and colors. You will receive shells with opening sizes from approximately .25" to .75" Colors may include: green, white, brown, or striped.
  • Note: It's recommended to let the hermit crab pick the shell, and not the hobbyist.

    Therefore in an effort to facilitate, simply pour the entire bag into your reef aquarium.

    Wiithin 1 to 5 days any hermit crabs that needed a new shell will have selected a shell for their particular needs.
  • Note: These are mixed in size, to accommodate all common species of saltwater reef hermit crabs, including: Blue Leg, Red Leg, Scarlet, Red Tip, Zebra, Orange Hermit Crabs, and many others.
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Empty Fancy Hermit Crab Shells. (Assorted species and sizes)

Empty Hermit Crab Snail Shells are offered 10 to a bag, and are mixed in color and size. They are especially useful in a saltwater reef aquarium that contain hermit crabs. They are also home to many beneficial micro-organisms that help to keep a healthy balance in an aquarium ecosystem. They may also be used for decoration, and may be used in freshwater aquariums, reptile terrariums and amphibian habitats.

Important Information: As the saltwater reef hermit crabs grow, their shells do not grow to accommodate their larger size. When the crab out-grows its shell, it must then search out a new shell for its home. If an empty shell is not available, the crab will many times have to kill another crab or snail to obtain a shell. Often times if they cannot obtain a new shell fast enough, they are eaten by resident fish. By providing these empty shells, you will reduce the likelihood of the hermit crabs within the aquarium competing for a home, thus prolonging the life span of your entire clean up crew of crabs and snails.

Simply place the entire bag of empty shells in the aquarium where the hermit crabs have access to them.

Approximate Inner Opening Purchase Size: Mixed: .25", up to .75"

Note: If you are in need of a specific size shell, or wish to purchase in bulk gallon sizes,
CONTACT US, so we can accommodate you. Most gallon container sized shells are available for around $49.99, each gallon. This would be a smart investment for a hobbyist with many reef aquariums or the hobbyist with an extremely large sized reef aquarium.

Availability: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Business Days

Positive Customer Review
Perfect size
Like the other reviewer i was on the hunt to find some hermit crab shells for my reef tank. all the other sites reviews said too big. These where perfect for my clean up crew.
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