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Old 12/17/2007, 08:47 PM
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Hermit ID Please

I have some Redleg and some Blueleg. I have two of these guys. Based on comparison to pictures, I do not believe they are Zebra. Any ideas? They are my two biggest hermits and both have grown at least 2x. By the way, both pictures are of the same crab (bigger one).



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Old 12/17/2007, 09:49 PM
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It appears to be Clibanarius vittatus, which is one of the most common hermits in the southern US. They get a little bigger than a golf ball and are extremely aggressive as they get bigger.
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Old 12/17/2007, 11:22 PM
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I believe you are correct. Thanks. You're telling me they are agressive! The biggest one just *loves* my Margarita Snails! I bought 6 and only have 1 left. I bought a batch of red leg and blue leg and got 3 of these (I thought there were two, but found another wearing a Cerith snail shell today). They better shape up or it is to the Fuge with them!
 

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