Can I move a molting crab?

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Thatfranke
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Can I move a molting crab?

Post by Thatfranke » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:41 pm

Hello, I have to go out of town tomorrow morning and have made arrangements to leave my crabs with a trusted friend. One of my crabs is currently molting in an isolation tank. Is it safe to move him or will this disturb his process?

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Re: Can I move a molting crab?

Post by Xenocrab » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:54 pm

What's the need to move him? He's down molting. How long will you be gone? How long has he been down?

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