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Old 03-16-2013, 10:08 PM   #1
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Red legged hermit crab breeding???

I have a ten gallon nano reef tank and have three red legged hermit crabs. I have noticed that occasionally a small hermit crab will be in the middle of my tank dead when I wake up in the morning! But none of the three original crabs have died or anything. So what is happening!?!? Thanks
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Old 03-16-2013, 10:30 PM   #2
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It is their molt. With an exoskeleton they have to periodically shed there outer layer to continue grow.
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