Lost my Hermit Crab Exoskelleton.

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Lost my Hermit Crab Exoskelleton.

Post by Mileven1 » Thu May 21, 2020 6:34 am

Lost my Hermit Crab Exoskeleton can anyone help!!

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Re: Lost my Hermit Crab Exoskelleton.

Post by GotButterflies » Thu May 21, 2020 6:44 am

Hello :) Welcome to the HCA! Do you mean you lost your crab?
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Re: Lost my Hermit Crab Exoskelleton.

Post by Mileven1 » Thu May 21, 2020 7:20 am

No😃 I lost my hermit crab exoskeleton whilst it is molting.

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Post by GotButterflies » Thu May 21, 2020 7:52 am

Is it molting above the surface? The hermit crab will eat it.
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Re: Lost my Hermit Crab Exoskelleton.

Post by Xenocrab » Thu May 21, 2020 8:48 am

Yes, my crabbies eat their exo after molting too.
6 babies, 4 Es and 15 PPs.

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Re: Lost my Hermit Crab Exoskelleton.

Post by RiNiKy506 » Thu May 21, 2020 2:12 pm

You can use Dungeness crab exoskeleton for a molt replacer, if that’s what you are looking for. Or pretty much any crab exoskeleton, I think.


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Re: Lost my Hermit Crab Exoskelleton.

Post by Mileven1 » Thu May 21, 2020 6:32 pm

It died the day after😢

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Re: Lost my Hermit Crab Exoskelleton.

Post by curlysister » Thu May 21, 2020 6:41 pm

Do you have other crabs? Would you like some help trouble shooting what might have gone wrong with your crab that passed away?
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Re: Lost my Hermit Crab Exoskelleton.

Post by Mileven1 » Thu May 21, 2020 6:54 pm

No I think I disturbed it to much since it is such a small crab that I didn’t think it was in there...

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Re: Lost my Hermit Crab Exoskelleton.

Post by GotButterflies » Fri May 22, 2020 2:47 pm

I'm so sorry to hear that.
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