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Old 02-20-2014, 02:58 PM   #1
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Banded coral shrimp "boxing shrimp"

I have a boxing shrimp,very cool looking animal, and was wondering how often do they shed their skin?
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That question has a lot of variables to it. There is no exact answer for you. Water quality, nutrients, health, etc are just a few to name. I've had my coral banded shrimp for about six months, and it has molted three or four times. But again, there is no way to say for sure.
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Jezz mines molted close to 6 times and I've had it for like a month but my tank is covered in algae from the rocks along with hair grass algae so my dwarf blue legged crabs can eat so its always eating something
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when there small they will molt more often that's growth
mine used to molt 6x a year they were almost 1/2 grown already but since they got big it's around once a year now
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Ok makes more sense now haha yeah I have realized mine doesn't moly as much any more its spacing out to about once a month when before when I first got it it would molt about 5-6 times in two weeks
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