Is this normal?

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Is this normal?

Post by Arielabdsebastian » Mon Feb 15, 2021 10:44 pm

I have two pp crabs. They both started molting within weeks of each other at the beginning of December. I’m starting to hear one make really loud chirping sounds at night. Sometimes it’s just once and done sometimes it goes on for 10 minutes. This little crab will chirp about every 2 days and it’s been going on the past 2 weeks. Is this normal? They’ve been buried and molting for awhile now. I’m getting nervous about the chirps and I miss them so much. Just need some reassurance that they are okay..

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Re: Is this normal?

Post by wodesorel » Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:02 pm

It can be normal, I had a tank full of molters once that had full on conversations every night for weeks before they all came back up within a few days of each other. I figure they had been down there plotting their return. 😉
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Re: Is this normal?

Post by Arielabdsebastian » Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:53 pm

Whew! Glad to hear my two aren’t the only chatter boxes! I’ve been worried and google is definitely not my friend!

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Post by CrabbyLover77 » Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:55 pm

I guess some crabs are introverts and some are extroverts and like to talk lol!

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Post by crabbycasey » Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:32 am

Extrovert Hermit, lol. They’re oxymorons!


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Post by CrabbyLover77 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:16 pm

crabbycasey wrote:Extrovert Hermit, lol. They’re oxymorons! Image


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