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Old 12-08-2006, 03:04 PM   #1
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Cleaner Shrimp Molting Question

My cleaner shrimp molted again last night. He seems to be happy enough....but I was wondering if it's normal for him to molt every 2 to 3 weeks (like he has been)?

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Cleaner Shrimp Molting Question

I have read quite a few posts that they molt about every 2-3 weeks when first introduced to a tank. Mine also did this. After a while, it should happen about once a month.
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Very normal to molt that much. When they get older (1+ year) they usually slow down to about 1 a month.
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Most of mine seem to molt about that often too... every 3 weeks or there abouts.
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My lobster molts every moth. My blood shrimp I have never seen a molt but I` m sure he does as I`ve had him for 5 yrs now.
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My lobster molts every moth. My blood shrimp I have never seen a molt but I` m sure he does as I`ve had him for 5 yrs now.
I'm sure he has molted, the clean up crew probably likes the taste of fire shrimp molt! LOL!
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