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Old 02-23-2012, 07:59 PM   #1
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Though I lost one of my emerald crabs

Thought this was my dead emerald. Then saw both of them on my rocks. Turns out one of them is a lot bigger now! He molted!


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Old 02-23-2012, 08:35 PM   #2
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They molt too?!? How often?
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They molt too?!? How often?
If im not mistaken all crustaceans molt their exoskeleton to grow
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If im not mistaken all crustaceans molt their exoskeleton to grow
Yeah I'm sure they do
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I have had this one for about a month.
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I thought the same thing about my coral banded shrimp, saw what I thought was my shrimp lifeless caught between some rock. I then saw the real shrimp back hiding in his usual spot just fine. The molt came off in one piece and looked just like the shrimp antennae and all.
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