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Old 07-29-2011, 04:50 PM   #1
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shed or dead?

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My sally was moving around eating like mad as usual, about 4 hours ago. I have just found him upside down on a rock. I know these look like they are dead but have actually shed there shells and have gone into hiding until there new shell hardens. From what i have read the shed shell usually looks a bit see through.
What do you think?

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I had a reply on another forum saying that underneath the shell should be split is that correct? Doesnt seem to be split anywhere
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is the shell empty?
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looks liek a moult
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