Hermit Crab Molting in Water Dish

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PacificPepper
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Hermit Crab Molting in Water Dish

Post by PacificPepper » Wed May 01, 2019 11:08 pm

Hello, I was just wondering if there is anything I should do with my hermit crab who just finished molting but it’s outer skin along with the crab himself is in the water dish, and he is out of his shell.

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Re: Hermit Crab Molting in Water Dish

Post by curlysister » Wed May 01, 2019 11:28 pm

This means that something is very wrong in your tank. A crab out of it's shell will die.
Please copy and past the Emergency template, and answer all the questions, so we can help you trouble shoot.

http://www.hermitcrabassociation.com/ph ... 27&t=46102
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