Crab went down wearing massive shell- dead?

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Crab went down wearing massive shell- dead?

Post by Hermiearth » Tue May 23, 2017 12:39 am

So 3 weeks or so ago I noticed one of my small
Crabs wearing a very large pica shell, so large he could barely walk. I wasn't worried so I put all of the shells I have in the tank and figured he would switch out. Somehow I forgot about that crab till now... I know he didn't switch out and that he went under because, I know exactly how many pics shells I have and he is nowhere to be seen. My question is- what is the likelihood of this little guy making it to the surface. Should I maybe carefully dig all of my molters up to try and get him?


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Post by wodesorel » Tue May 23, 2017 12:51 am

If he went down, he can get up. ;) They know what they are doing! He didn't change out of it for a reason, although we can't know what that reason was.
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Post by HeyItsEggs » Tue May 23, 2017 5:32 am

Good luck. I second Wode! And you gotta trust her! :D :D :hlol: :hlol: :hlol:
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Post by GotButterflies » Tue May 23, 2017 6:12 am

I agree


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Post by Giner13 » Tue May 23, 2017 6:38 am

Definitely!


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Post by Hermiearth » Tue May 23, 2017 9:50 am

Alright, fingers crossed they soon make a safe return to the surface.


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Post by Hermiearth » Fri Jun 02, 2017 2:12 am

Lil crab in a big ol shell came up! Looking larger but still way to small for the shell- added a pic, just imagine she was even smaller before.Image


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Post by Hermiearth » Fri Jun 02, 2017 2:12 am

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Post by Giner13 » Fri Jun 02, 2017 6:48 am

wooot!! Just watch for another molt possibly to grow some more haha


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Post by Hermiearth » Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:41 pm

Giner13 wrote:ImageImageImagewooot!! Just watch for another molt possibly to grow some more haha


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She's gonna have to if she ever wants to fit in that shell hahaha


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Post by Giner13 » Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:06 pm

Lol!!


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Post by GotButterflies » Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:37 pm

That is hilarious! That shell is huge! Magpies are heavy too!
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Post by Hermiearth » Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:34 pm

GotButterflies wrote:That is hilarious! That shell is huge! Magpies are heavy too!
Yeah she's crazy! She gets around to- I still hope she changes soon though!


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Post by GabyRaven » Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:03 pm

Lol! That's hysterical, whatever floats her boat I suppose


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Post by LadyJinglyJones » Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:09 pm

Awww. .. that is pretty adorbs! She's the little crab that could. :D
Glad she's okay!
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