Measuring shells (pics)

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Measuring shells (pics)

Post by ciaraalston » Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:43 pm

Am I measuring these shells correctly? I'm not sure which way to measure. I need to get the right sizes for my crabs. Right now, if I'm measuring correctly, all of my PPs are in 1inch turbos.

Here's some spare shells for picture purposes to ensure I'm measuring correctly.
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Re: Measuring shells (pics)

Post by Hermiesguardian » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:51 pm

You measure the inside of the opening. And pp's prefer shells with round openings.
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Re: Measuring shells (pics)

Post by Motörcrab » Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:11 am

Your middle picture is how I measure.

Here is Naples guide on how they measure their shells.

http://naplesseashellcompany.com/sizematters.html

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