My very first molt!!

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My very first molt!!

Post by turkey the crab » Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:13 pm

Well, about 1 month ago, My crab Turkey, dug down, he had shown no signs of molting and had dug down lots times before. I was getting a little worried that legs had destroyed his tunnel and he was trapped. i decided to give him one more day and then i would see if he was dead. But when i came to check on them today he was on the surface! I still had no idea he molted. But when i was looking around the tank, i saw tiny bits of his old exo. He ate most of it. I can't believe he molted on me like that without showing signs! It's a good thing my other crab didn't eat him, I have no iso tank because i can't afford one. Two questions, What should i do with the remaining exo parts. and as soon as Turkey came up, Legs went down. Is this normal? should i look for him?
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Re: My very first molt!!

Post by Jellybean! » Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:27 pm

It's normal I think :) Maybe Legs wanted to molt cause turkey looked so pretty! :P
And I just left my extra exo pieces in the tank. :)
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Re: My very first molt!!

Post by kuza » Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:28 pm

congratulations!

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Re: My very first molt!!

Post by turkey the crab » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:04 pm

Legs surfaced. No idea why he dug down. Turkey has so much more hair and has the little needle toes
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Re: My very first molt!!

Post by Goliat6288 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:45 am

the orange on his leg is really nice.
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