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by ads3336
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Molting crab
Replies: 10
Views: 331

Re: Molting crab

Update....I heard a scratching noise coming from the cage. Hes alive, hes sitting ontop of his sponge.
by ads3336
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Molting crab
Replies: 10
Views: 331

Re: Molting crab

That older crab is fine. I have him in a separate tank. He changed shells a couple weeks after I posted in January. I also have a hermit crab that I've had for three years, he would bury himself for weeks at a time and not come up.
by ads3336
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Molting crab
Replies: 10
Views: 331

Re: Molting crab

That doesn't answer my question about moving the crab
by ads3336
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Molting crab
Replies: 10
Views: 331

Re: Molting crab

1. What kind of substrate is used in your tank and how deep is it?  Sand and hermit dirt that I got at pets mart (you have to add water to it) 2. Do you have gauges in the tank to measure temperature and humidity? If so, where are they located and what temperature and humidity do they usually read? ...
by ads3336
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Molting crab
Replies: 10
Views: 331

Re: Molting crab

He was partially buried. I could see the tip of his shell. But when I came home the whole shell and loose exoskeleton was exposed on the surface. I thought he was dead so I picked it up. The exo skeleton fell on out and I could see him inside the shell. He is very light pink and looks smaller. But I...
by ads3336
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Molting crab
Replies: 10
Views: 331

Molting crab

My crab looked dead, so I picked him up, hes molted. Will he die since I moved him? He had been buried but I saw the exoskeleton laying partically out of the shell onto of the sand. What should I do.
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by ads3336
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Hermit crab is limp and loose in its shell
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Hermit crab is limp and loose in its shell

My hermit crap is so limp that its falling out of its shell. The limbs move freely if I move the shell. Is it dead or molding. No smell yet and it was moving all the place Saturday night. It actually had my other crab on ita back as if attacking it. And I had to pick the crab up and move it . but it...