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Emerald, blue leg and scarlet hermits.
Add electric blue hermits and halloween hermits to that list. They are both awesome grazers in my tank. Strawberry crabs do a pretty good job as well, but I haven't seen them for sale in a few years.
 

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Add electric blue hermits and halloween hermits to that list. They are both awesome grazers in my tank. Strawberry crabs do a pretty good job as well, but I haven't seen them for sale in a few years.
Halloweens are good, too. My strawberry crab is more interested in redecorating at the moment...
 
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Add electric blue hermits and halloween hermits to that list. They are both awesome grazers in my tank. Strawberry crabs do a pretty good job as well, but I haven't seen them for sale in a few years.
Would it be possible for an invertebrate to have ich "eggs" on it's shell?
 
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Dang, what would be the easiest method other than setting up a qt system to get rid of the possibility? Fresh water dip?
No dips. To do it right, quarantine in a separate system. TBH, I don't quarantine my inverts, but I run UV and have excellent nutrition for the fish
 
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inverts are usally kept in tanks with fish. first, inspect the fish. see if the fish are acting wierdly or have spots. if not, the invert is probably safe
I bought 12 blue leg hermits, 4 emeralds, and a fighting conch. Unfortunately the conch's system had fish showing the signs of ich or velvet (being just white spots) so I'll just quarantine them for awhile. How long is sufficient?
What algae? How much? What size tank? Blue knuckle hermit crabs.
Can u keep snails?
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Green hair I believe, and alot of it. I have a 120g system and pretty much is covered in algae everywhere. I think something may have eaten my previous clean up crew because all I can find is snails and no more crabs.
 
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I bought 12 blue leg hermits, 4 emeralds, and a fighting conch. Unfortunately the conch's system had fish showing the signs of ich or velvet (being just white spots) so I'll just quarantine them for awhile. How long is sufficient?

Green hair I believe, and alot of it. I have a 120g system and pretty much is covered in algae everywhere. I think something may have eaten my previous clean up crew because all I can find is snails and no more crabs.
72 days is the lifespan of ich. so 72 days. ive heard of 48 days at 80*, but im not sure
 
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