Moulting changing different colors?

Questions about hermit crabs moulting and its symptoms.
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Moulting changing different colors?

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I’ve had my hermit crab for about a year. Last year my hermit crab molted and was a tan color when I first got him. He recently molted again and now he’s red and purple and I’m worried if he molted wrong?
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Re: Moulting changing different colors?

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A new exoskeleton is grown after moulting and the colour that appears will usually be different; it does seem to have something to do with their diet.
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