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by posters.mp3
Wed May 27, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Crab Behavior
Topic: Crab under substrate, and won't come out
Replies: 4
Views: 103

Re: Crab under substrate, and won't come out

are you digging him up and opening his molting spot when you check on him? he could be molting and taking longer because of the stress of being dug up, but then again sometimes crabs take forever to molt. i would say just to keep all the conditions good, like high temp and humidity, water, etc. it’s...
by posters.mp3
Tue May 26, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Emergency
Topic: hermit crab molting in fresh water bowl?!
Replies: 8
Views: 161

Re: hermit crab molting in fresh water bowl?!

UPDATE!!!! after some of the “mud” poured out of the container, it turned out to be a sea shell and not my crab!!!! it was one of those typical flat shells that’s ribbed, so it looked like crab legs from underneath. i feel like such an idiot but also so relieved that he’s ok. thank you all so much f...
by posters.mp3
Tue May 26, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Emergency
Topic: hermit crab molting in fresh water bowl?!
Replies: 8
Views: 161

hermit crab molting in fresh water bowl?!

Since you've come to the emergency forum, we know you want a fast answer to your question. In order for us to figure out the problem as quickly as possible, we ask that you answer the following questions as best you can. Some of them may seem odd, but they're all designed to give us the information...
by posters.mp3
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: accidentally dug up my hermie
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Re: accidentally dug up my hermie

update: Mungdaal just came up and is checking out his old shell.
by posters.mp3
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Molting
Topic: accidentally dug up my hermie
Replies: 3
Views: 268

accidentally dug up my hermie

I’ve usually remained calm whenever my crabs would molt; I’d see them bury themselves and then try to keep my mind off of them until they resurface. I’d never dig them up or anything. Just now, I gently picked up the log in the tank and saw one of my crabs, Mungdaal, buried underneath and trying to ...