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Old 01-16-2013, 08:04 PM   #1
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question about shrimp...

i got 3 peppermint cleaner shrimp the other day. i cant usually see all 3 of them. lately i have only been seeing 2 consistantly. no idea if its the same 2. but i saw this today...



did it just molt its shell or can i assume it is dead? im not to familiar with the process. thanks in advance
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Old 01-16-2013, 09:07 PM   #2
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That looks like a molt, When they do molt they usually hide for a while until their new shell hardens. My blood shrimp has gone as far as to leave the molt attached to the rock where it normally stands. I was fooled into thinking I had an extra one till I realized that one wasent moving
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