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Old 04-10-2005, 10:10 PM   #1
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Anyone have any idea how often hermit crabs molt and when I should get some new homes for them?
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Depends on how much they Eat...

I had seen mine molt at least once a month, until we got the Snowflake Moray.
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I got mine 2 weeks ago and a few of them have finished molting today, within a few days of each other. I saw the shell but couldn't find the hermit and a thought he died...but when I got home today he was sitting on the top of the rock munching away at algae.
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cool...when should I give them some new shells to call home? Ive had them for about 2 months in their current shells
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We just kept some odd and end shells in the tank.. They took one when they wanted. Less to figure out that way.
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