How to measure shells?

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How to measure shells?

Post by Julsie » Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:29 am

Im buying shells online for the first time and im mainly concerned about what size to buy for my largest hermit crab. What is the proper way to measure what size shell u should buy next?ImageImageImage


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Post by Julsie » Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:32 am

Julsie wrote:Im buying shells online for the first time and im mainly concerned about what size to buy for my largest hermit crab. What is the proper way to measure what size shell u should buy next?ImageImageImage


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Post by Julsie » Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:35 am

Julsie wrote: ImageImage



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Am i holding the ruler right .-.


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Re: How to measure shells?

Post by JoeHermits » Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:05 am

Not quite. The ruler goes horizontally across the widest (middle) portion of the opening.


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Post by Julsie » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:14 pm

JoeHermits wrote:Not quite. The ruler goes horizontally across the widest (middle) portion of the opening.


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How to measure shells?

Post by RiNiKy506 » Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:35 am

It’s hard to measure with little legs in the way. Lol! Some sell by opening and some sell by shell length. My artwork isn’t the best but here’s how to measure for opening and shell length. Image

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Post by Julsie » Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:54 am

RiNiKy506 wrote:It’s hard to measure with little legs in the way. Lol! Some sell by opening and some sell by shell length. My artwork isn’t the best but here’s how to measure for opening and shell length. Image
Omg thanks lol


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Re: How to measure shells?

Post by RiNiKy506 » Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:55 am

Julsie wrote: Omg thanks lol


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No problem. :)

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