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Old 04-25-2016, 09:09 PM   #1
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Cleaner Shrimp molting for past 48 hours

My cleaner shrimp has been molting for 48 hours. Every time he has molted in the past, I have woken up in the morning will it's shell all over the floor. I have never seen it actually molt until now. Is this by any means normal? Is there anything I should do? Is something wrong?


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I wouldn't worry too much he's probably just confident in his surroundings.


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48 hours is an awful long time, usually takes an hour or two to lose the old shell and then they hide for about a day while the new one hardens.
It can happen that they get "stuck" while molting and it usually doesn't end well.
hope it comes out ok.
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Hopefully he will good luck.


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