Molting Pictures of Talisé (My C.brevimanus)

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Molting Pictures of Talisé (My C.brevimanus)

Post by Mokulele_Hawai'i » Sat Jul 30, 2005 6:37 am

Last week – one of my 4 Indos – successfully molted … the exoskeleton was relatively intact after shedded
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It only took 4 days for Talisé to be hard enough – see him consuming the discarded exoskeleton.

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Post by Guest » Sat Jul 30, 2005 7:27 am

Congrats! Those are great pics! He is beautiful.


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Post by Guest » Sat Jul 30, 2005 9:44 am

Awesome pics! How lucky to get those shots!!! :D


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Post by Guest » Sat Jul 30, 2005 9:58 am

Wooow!! Thats really cool, Great pics!!!!


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Post by Guest » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:49 am

Congratulation!

What a perfect molt.


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Post by Guest » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:59 am

Congratz, he's a colorful one!

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Post by HERMEZ » Sun Jul 31, 2005 4:05 pm

very cool 8) photos, such a beautiful color. Your very lucky :)
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Post by Guest » Mon Aug 01, 2005 2:58 pm

Nice pictures!
I still don't get why crabs eat their own exoskeleton, does it help them get harder?


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Post by Guest » Mon Aug 01, 2005 3:00 pm

Dutch wrote:Nice pictures!
I still don't get why crabs eat their own exoskeleton, does it help them get harder?
Yup.

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Moved into an Undersized Shell !

Post by Mokulele_Hawai'i » Thu Aug 11, 2005 3:45 am

He has shifted his costume to a Sumbawan green land snail (Asperitas bimaensis).

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Post by MacandHunter » Thu Aug 11, 2005 5:55 am

He is such a nice color now!! :D :shock:
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Post by Guest » Thu Aug 11, 2005 12:06 pm

wow he's really blue!!! nice pics and congrats on him


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Post by Guest » Thu Aug 11, 2005 1:57 pm

Wow! How vibrant! What do you feed them? Anything special?

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Post by Mokulele_Hawai'i » Sun Aug 14, 2005 6:28 am

Michelle23 wrote:Wow! How vibrant! What do you feed them? Anything special?
Coconut - or occasionally pounded dried shrimp with skin.
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Post by HERMEZ » Sun Aug 14, 2005 9:17 am

what kind of gravel is that? Its so fine
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