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Old 07-31-2009, 10:30 PM   #1
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what happens when a crab's claw falls off

just wondering cause my red legged crab lost his today
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Nothing will happen. When it molts, a new claw will be there.
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I agree with Larry. A new claw is coming.
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Typically the new claw will be stunted and look funny on the first molt, but you'll see it. After the second molt it will appear more normal.
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Is that with all crabs? I have 2 Emeralds.
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Yes, any crab or shrimp that molts.
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