Eddie acts weird sometimes

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Eddie acts weird sometimes

Post by Xenocrab » Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:26 pm

My E, Eddie will sometimes hang out of his shell and I can see his little legs. He doesn't come out, he just looks droopy. He's healthy and has a lot of shells to choose from. I know E's are picky about shells and won't change them frequently. Is there anything I should be worried about with him hanging out of his shell like this?ImageImage

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Re: Eddie acts weird sometimes

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:41 pm

All I can say is I see mine do the same sometimes. Also freaks me out. But then they pop back in and go on their way.
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Re: Eddie acts weird sometimes

Post by rufeelinitnowmrkrabs » Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:01 pm

I caught my PP doing that once. I was kinda startled myself! But he was fine after that!


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Re: Eddie acts weird sometimes

Post by Xenocrab » Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:02 pm

He seems fine, it was worrying me that maybe he was going to get naked, but he hasn't

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Re: Eddie acts weird sometimes

Post by wodesorel » Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:25 pm

They rest like this, it doesn't mean anything bad!

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Re: Eddie acts weird sometimes

Post by Xenocrab » Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:28 pm

Good to know! He was resting! I was beginning to think that was his sad face! Thank you

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Post by Motörcrab » Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:25 pm

So Eddie does rest sometimes after all!


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Re: Eddie acts weird sometimes

Post by p2gg86 » Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:00 am

I have 4 Es. And they all do same thing as yours. For few times I did really enjoy it and film it. Turn out they just like to do such and sometime lean out of the shell to clean the outer of the shell :banana: . They got the shells really shiny after :cheer:

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