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Old 02-14-2014, 01:09 AM   #1
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Ghost shrimp shell?

I found a shell of one of the ghost shrimp and thought it had been eaten but to my joy they are all still there!
Do they shed the shell or something?
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They molt. If it was really dead, it would look like a mini cocktail shrimp.
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Yes they go through what's called molting, when they shed their shell and grow a new one. During this time they are extremely vulndurable and should have plenty of hiding spots. Don't remove the shell because they will go back and eat it.
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