Perlatus in a Turbo sarmaticus shell

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Perlatus in a Turbo sarmaticus shell

Post by joe84 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:20 am

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Had this shell for a year now and someone finally picks it.From what I have read, it doesn't seem popular, but it looks awesome.

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Post by 123AE » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:23 am

joe84 wrote:Image

Had this shell for a year now and someone finally picks it.From what I have read, it doesn't seem popular, but it looks awesome.


That straw suits the shell great


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Post by GotButterflies » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:14 am

Wow...that looks stunning!


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Post by Vic Future » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:42 am

They say those shells are not popular but WOW when a crab picks one its a real stunner!

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Post by Giner13 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:43 am

Oh it's beautiful!!!


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Post by HeyItsEggs » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:01 pm

Gorgeous! May I ask where you got that shell?
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Post by GotButterflies » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:04 pm

HeyItsEggs wrote:Gorgeous! May I ask where you got that shell?
I have 2 of those shells- purchased them before I knew of the shell guide. My hermits have never looked at them. I have straws also. Hermit crabs are individual creatures- the shell guide just states they are not preferred shells. Image I purchased mine at beach shops, but you can get them online as well.


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Post by HeyItsEggs » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:08 pm

I wasn't planning on gettin any, just curious.


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Re: Perlatus in a Turbo sarmaticus shell

Post by joe84 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:41 pm

HeyItsEggs wrote:Gorgeous! May I ask where you got that shell?
Etsy dealer. Nauticshells I believe?

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Post by aussieJJDude » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:03 pm

Those shells aren't common due to their weight. However for some crabs they do fancy them. You just have to take loads of pics when they do as it's not s common occurrence so enjoy it while you can.

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Post by Mrygo » Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:57 am

aussieJJDuded wrote:Those shells aren't common due to their weight. However for some crabs they do fancy them. You just have to take loads of hydromax x40 pics when they do as it's not s common occurrence so enjoy it while you can.

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Post by soilentgringa » Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:25 pm

I loved my African turbo shells but the polishing made them so thin that they broke easily :(

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Post by erin.leaman » Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:45 am

Beautiful. I think these shells originate in Africa, if I am not mistaken, so it would make sense a strawberry might pick it.

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Post by robinwhiskers » Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:05 pm

That coloration is so beautiful!
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Post by wolfnipplechips » Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:50 pm

Prettiest crab in the prettiest shell! Very cool! 8)
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