Zebra Hermit, Blue Leg Hermit and Red Leg Hermit

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    assafelbaz

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    Hi.

    I had one blue leg hermit crab in my tank and 3 red leg ones.
    Today i bought 2 more of the red leg ones, just bigger, and 2 zebra ones.
    One of the zebra's got to a small fight with the blue one.

    What i am asking is, do they can live together all of these hermit types or not?
    One more question. Are they all reef safe?

    Thank you.
     
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    They should all be reef safe, but they are fighting over the shells. I would add lots of empty shells to the tank to cut down on hermit crab aggression
     
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    Cheers :Cheers: and Thank You!!!
     
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    What about snails, are they snail safe too?
     
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    Depends on the individual, some crabs will ignore them, others will kill them for their shell and others kill them simply for the fun of it
     
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    I hope mine will be peaceful!
     
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