Saturday, November 15, 2014

Role model

If barnacles could dream ...

Barnacles on crab carapace and the big burrowing anemone

I went out and bought a new tank for my critters today. It's twice the size, roomy enough for a small forest of eelgrass and a rockery (stonery?) for the hermits to climb on. And the main thing: the glass is not scratched! Several years of hermits banging about, snails scraping algae, me scraping leftover algae, and the pump sand-blasting everything had turned the glass walls hazy.

I've moved everyone into their new home, and they seem happy with it. And I'm going to bed.

1 comment:

  1. how exciting! old tank can be a new nursery. Or a hydrogarden for those days you dont want to go out on the icy rock to harvest greenery and critters for feeding

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