What could this be?

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What could this be?

Post by p2gg86 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:55 am

Today I found something that weren't the before and these areas are where Ellen hanging out most.

It looks like fragments of another hermit crab to me. I hope Ellen is not cannibalizing Hearty as he seem to be molting before he was out right. ImageImage

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Re: What could this be?

Post by wodesorel » Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:50 am

Can you get better pictures of them close up? It does look like exoskeleton or bones of some sort, but it doesn't strike me quite like hermit crab.

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Post by GotButterflies » Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:41 am

It looks like pieces of your rope! :) They are probably eating that. You can see in the second picture where the rope is hanging.
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Re: What could this be?

Post by p2gg86 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:04 pm

I believe I know what those are as these little pieces are getting darker and dried up with more of it around the area too. Those things are probably just Ellen's poops :crabbigsmile: so nothing to be worried about I hope!

Also today by examine those, I had to open the cover and dig in. I noticed an odor which is not dead fish smell or any of the bad molt or coco-fiber smell. Could this smell indicates my crab/crabs are molting? :crabblush:

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Post by GotButterflies » Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:31 pm

Don’t dig! You don’t want to collapse any tunnels


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Re: What could this be?

Post by p2gg86 » Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:57 pm

Oh no no lol dig I meant here was digging my nose in to sniff any odor lol :banana:

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