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Shells

Discussion in 'Molting.' started by Person, Apr 24, 2005.

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  1. Person

    Person Hi, I'm New Here!

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    Okay the hermit crab that just molted has not chandged into a new shell yet. Why??? Its exo is hard its walking around it ate most of its exo.. But why did it not change shells yet???? Help!!!!! [​IMG]
     
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    Felicity Loves Animals (Small Crab)

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    Mine did that, too, and he still has never changed shell!!!
    Some decide to stay in their shell for a VERY long time!!!
    Mines been in his for about 1 and a half years!!!
     
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    Hmmm weird. He's the smallest crab my clan. The one you had was it small. Like the size of a nickle??? [​IMG]
     
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    Felicity Loves Animals (Small Crab)

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    Well... mine isn't the size of a nickel from when did molt and (of course LOL) still isn't now, I think he was 75% of of a golfball and now is 90% of a golfball.

    Maybe the shell is a bit big on him??? [​IMG]
     
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    Well the not changing shell crab is pretty small. All my other crabs are about the size of golf balls and tennes balls... [​IMG]
     
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    Felicity Loves Animals (Small Crab)

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    Well, does look a bit big your hermie???

    P.S. Did you know that you can post on my group now, if you want, we chat on the general message board (you have to click on the general board every 30 sec, though, or you will be getting no new posts)???
    It's http://groups.msn.com/GodsAnimalLovers
    And then just go to the message board and then click on general!!![​IMG]
     
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