Shrimp molt- not a dead shrimp.

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If you think you have a  dead shrimp think again! As your shrimp grows they change their exoskeleton,  kind of like changing its clothes as it grows.  They will do this many times throughout their lives.  Here's a picture of my boxer shrimp molt ( Mr tickles).
There's a fine line between success and failure like there's a difference between surviving and thriving and we are all striving for a thriving success.

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Same for crabs

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My Boxer shrimp molted last night

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Ha my boxer melted about a week ago

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Reply #4

Crabs are a bit more freaky as the skeleton isn't as clear as a shrimp when it molts!

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My cleaner shrimp moults once every couple of weeks like clockwork while getting/laying/growing eggs

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