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Perfect Hermit Crab Habitat

Hermit crabs have long been known to associate with anemones. The anemones are attached to the shell in which the hermit crab dwells, providing protection to the crab. In return the anemone has a safe substrate that moves to new sources of food as the hermit crab scavenges (hermit crabs are messy eaters), but stays in a habitat within suitable parameters for the anemone's survival. Calliactis species are well known anemones that associate with hermit crabs. When they move into a new, larger shell, the crabs are careful to remove the anemones from the smaller discarded shell and re-attach them to new shell that they have selected. The European hermit crab Eupagurusprideauxi and the anemone Adamsia palliata have a special relationship. The anemone completely envelops the shell and actually extends the lip of the

Porcellain crabs are commonly available to aquarists. This specimen is living with Stichodactyla haddoni. J. Sprung

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The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The word aquarium originates from the ancient Latin language, aqua meaning water and the suffix rium meaning place or building. Aquariums are beautiful and look good anywhere! Home aquariums are becoming more and more popular, it is a hobby that many people are flocking too and fish shops are on the rise. Fish are generally easy to keep although do they need quite a bit of attention. Puppies and kittens were the typical pet but now fish are becoming more and more frequent in house holds. In recent years fish shops have noticed a great increase in the rise of people wanting to purchase aquariums and fish, the boom has been great for local shops as the fish industry hasnt been such a great industry before now.

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