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Old 11-25-2003, 06:49 PM   #1
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Crab Molting??????????

Do crabs molt? I have been noticing little dead crab bodies in my 125 gallon reef tank over the last several weeks, the couple I have managed to pick up felt hollow. And tonight I saw one of the crabs in my live rock having a meal and he looked bigger and shinier.

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Very much so. Not saaying that was it, but crabs absoloutly do molt, and more than likely that is what it is!

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My one emerald crab just molted, he is really bright green now and I can't belive how much he grew, I honestly have no idea how he was crammed into his old shell
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my camel shrimp molted and now he lives behind the powerhead on the filter!
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