Rob, read through the 34 odd pages again today. I may set up a 2 gallon tank (filtered) for them in July. Does your seller have a website? If so can you PM me?
I guess after rereading I'm inquisitive as to if love rock is still beneficial in a brackish setup? Wouldn't all the saltwater bacteria die as its salinity is cut in half?
Also, did your hermits ever wind up in the brackish water?