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Old 09-29-2006, 03:53 PM   #1
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is my hermit crab molting?

On a rock there is what appears to be a hermit crab without shell. It is moving around in once place. I don't see the shell anywhere, but I do have some empty shells that I placed in there. Should I on of those shells beside it? Do hermit crabs molt?
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Yes they do molt. Not sure what he is doing now. Either molting or looking for new home.
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Yes they do molt. Not sure what he is doing now. Either molting or looking for new home.
I agree, are you sure you have shells big enough? I believe the way to jusdge is to get a shell with a bigger hole than the last one. It doesn't really matter if the shell is bigger, if the hole isn't, he won't be able to get in....
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I`m going to move this to an appropiate forum.
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