Crabby Underground for Months, Came Up w/Old Exoskeleton

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Crabby Underground for Months, Came Up w/Old Exoskeleton

Post by crabbygirl68 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 3:32 pm

I’ve never had this happen w/one of my crabbies before. Pixie went under to molt, was down there for at least 3 months, maybe more, and emerged w/her old exoskeleton intact. All that time underground and no molt! Anyone have any idea why this might have happened? (By the way, she’s a really big crabby. The opening in her current shell is at least 1 inch wide.)

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Re: Crabby Underground for Months, Came Up w/Old Exoskeleton

Post by Links » Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:33 pm

I’m not questioning your judgement and I’m sure you’ve had them long enough to know but I had one under for two months and came up looking the same to me but when I took out all the sub to move the tank I found a few left overs from the old exo at the bottom of the tank.


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Re: Crabby Underground for Months, Came Up w/Old Exoskeleton

Post by curlysister » Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:21 pm

What makes you think she didn't molt?
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