Video of a shell change

Questions about choosing the right shells for your hermit crabs.
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Re: Video of a shell change

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I miss Caly. :(
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Re: Video of a shell change

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When my crab Xavi changes shells, he checks one out for like 3 hours then changes :|
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Re: Video of a shell change

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That's what she used to do. She inspected that shell for about a half hour. Then I saw her coming out of her shell a little, so I knew she was going to.
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Re: Video of a shell change

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I watched Bebe and Wendy both do the same thing! I have 3 girls and 4 boys, just for reference. Both of them, at separate times, rolled a shell into one of their huts and changed in private, away from the boys lol. It was so funny!
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Re: Video of a shell change

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Haha, awww. That's so cute.
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Re: Video of a shell change

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I love shell changes. They're so interesting! I've only seen two, but I consider myself lucky even for that.
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Re: Video of a shell change

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i need help please. i got a "painted" hermit crab for mother's day. i know my baby is trying to get out of the shell but seems to be stuck.......what can i do? he has many shells i know he's been trying to pull out of his and into but cant seem to be able to get out. is there anything i can do to help him????????? please help in anyway asap. thank you
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Re: Video of a shell change

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You could try, very very carefully, to clip the shell with cuticle clippers until he can get out. See http://crabstreetjournal.com/xoops/modu ... storyid=66 for details from someone else having to do the same thing.
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Re: Video of a shell change

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there is a really good vid of a shell change on you tube by kindergarden4thearts :D
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