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Just wondering if there is an easy way to tell if what I have been finding are from shedding or carcasses of my hermit crabs. I have found about three of them in the last few days and they seem a lot brighter than what I remember the shed exoskeletons from previous experiences. Of course so is my lighting lol.
 

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i too kept thinkin my hermits were dyin but chances are its just molting. i figured it out when i realized my "blue leg " hermits were all different colors making it easy for me to determine who was doing what. the same goes for the shells they were in , i would make note of obvious differances.
 

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Blue and Red leg hermits are known for killing one another to hijack a shell. That might be what you are seeing. I like hermits as part of my clean up crew but only 1 for about every 10 gallons to keep them from killing each other to often.
 
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