molting?

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molting?

Post by bbcraft22 » Tue Aug 16, 2016 1:14 pm

My first two hermit crabs have not been really active lately, and when I saw one change her shell, she had a lump on it (possibly a food pouch.) Bob has been trying to dig, bit he seems he can't do it. Is this normal for molters?
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Re: molting?

Post by soilentgringa » Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:10 pm

They may be very weak from previous poor conditions.

What does your substrate consist of?

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Re: molting?

Post by bbcraft22 » Wed Nov 09, 2016 4:35 pm

this has been posted when I first started crabbing. I thought of it again and I figured he was not trying to dig. he was grooming.


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