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Old 09-04-2004, 11:31 AM   #1
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Hermit Cannibals?

I have about a dozen blue legged hermit crabs, and yesterday I saw blue legs on the sand. No shell, claw, or obviously dead crabs around. Do they molt like shrimp, or was this one killed? The tank is a reef setup with no aggressive fish. Any thoughts?

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Most likely it was a molt. They look very realistic. Nothing to worry about.

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Yup, probably a molt. Fooled me the first time too.
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