Not moving above ground?

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Not moving above ground?

Post by Jemcas29 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:09 pm

Hi! Bought 2 new crabs 2.5 weeks ago. One immediately went underground and has been there the entire time. I have read this is normal and may be destressing or molting.

But, the other one has been hiding in one of the caves and hasn't moved in 2 weeks. I see her shell but she hasnt poked her head out or walked out in 2 weeks. Is that normal??

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Re: Not moving above ground?

Post by GotButterflies » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:18 pm

Hello! Hermit crabs are nocturnal. Is it possible that she is coming out at night and you aren't aware?
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Re: Not moving above ground?

Post by aussieJJDude » Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:41 am

Does your crabitat have a smell? if you flatten the sand around the cave, do you notice crab tracks?
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