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Old 09-06-2010, 10:05 PM   #1
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Crab shed

Should I just leave the shred from the crab in the tank or try and remove it?

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It`s called the molt and just leave it in there if you want. I do in mine and it always disapears.

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I've heard crabs will sometimes eat the molt to get the nutrients they need to harden their new armour. Unless it's going moldy or something I'd leave it.
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I use to always remove mine. Then read on here to leave it. It is always gone in a matter of hours.
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it's already gone. lol.
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