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Old 09-01-2004, 03:09 PM   #1
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Emerald crab molting??

I just saw one of my emerald crabs sitting on a piece of live rock and it wasn't moving, so I tried to get it out of the tank. I'm pretty sure it's a dead crab, but I read about crabs molting, and don't know if that is what this is. The body seems pretty solid, but what does a molted emerald crab look like?
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Old 09-01-2004, 07:12 PM   #2
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Re: Emerald crab molting??

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but what does a molted emerald crab look like?
It will just be the hollow shell, if there is guts inside then it's not a molt...
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Old 09-01-2004, 11:46 PM   #3
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yah my hermit hasnt moved in like 2 weeks yet but i saw its molted skin could it be dead
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I will bet its a molt. How big was he? Keep an eye on your tank. My crabs don't moly as often as my shrimp, but they do on occasion.
It fooled me at first. 8)
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