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by Happygeek
Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: Hermit crab appears to be molting under prosthetic log has exoskeleton hanging out of shell firmly.
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Hermit crab appears to be molting under prosthetic log has exoskeleton hanging out of shell firmly.

1. What kind of substrate is used in your tank and how deep is it? I use store bought sand and eco earth mixed. It is approx. 15cm deep. 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? I do ...
by Happygeek
Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: Disturbed Hermit Crab during 'intermolt'/Anecdysis phase.
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Re: Disturbed Hermit Crab during 'intermolt'/Anecdysis phase.

UPDATE: A few minutes after in the hut, he went back outside and walked around (I don't know why), and stayed out for the misting, which he enjoyed. I then bade him goodnight, and I saw him walk back into his hut. I checked on him just then, this morning and he has dug a bunch of coconut husk up in ...
by Happygeek
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Molting
Topic: Disturbed Hermit Crab during 'intermolt'/Anecdysis phase.
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Disturbed Hermit Crab during 'intermolt'/Anecdysis phase.

Hi all, brand new to the forums here. Recently my hermit crab, Flash, has molted, shedded his exo and hardened under the bath tub (weird, ik). Being extremely paranoid and unaware of the 'hermit crab molting rules' I lifted up the bathtub and saw his exo remains (not a full, but bits scattered). Aft...