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Old 01-28-2012, 05:30 PM   #1
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Shrimp

Do shrimp shead to get bigger?
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Old 01-28-2012, 05:30 PM   #2
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Yes they molt
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All animals that I know of that have exoskeletons must molt or "shed" to grow but I could be way off on that one lol
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Ok making sure bc I believe mine has lol Do u just leave it in the tank or take it out? It's like Hinden In my rocks
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If you can't get to it its not really a problem but if you can just go ahead and grab it
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I've only had him a week... How often do they molt?
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It depends on the shrimp I have noticed usually they molt when they are moved I don't know if it due to stress or if it was time for them to molt. I usually leave the molt in the tank it helps keep other critters occupied until the shrimp has had time for the new exoskeleton to harden up. Usually it dissolves it doesn't cause any problems.
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Oh ok cool thanks for the info
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