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Old 01-06-2007, 01:07 AM   #1
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quick question

Why do hermits lose legs? Aside from a water quality issue, would there be any other reason?
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They can loose legs from fighting with others hermits as well.
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Hmm...interesting. I had noticed a few stray legs hanging around the tank, and when I tested the water, everything was normal; so I was perplexed. The whole fighting thing never crossed my mind for some unexplainable reason. Thanks for help, though!
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Can also lose them when they molt, but you'll generally see other parts of the body as well.
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Can also lose them when they molt, but you'll generally see other parts of the body as well.
I agree, maybe the legs weren't found by the clean up crew yet....
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