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i have a blue crawfish he is usually pretty active night or day and he always come out for food or to snag some feeder fish but the last few days i have barely seen him, is there a way you can tell when he is getting ready to molt( i believe that is the term)
|Posted 16-Aug-2011 02:11|
Hi Ben, Im not the critter pro but I remember my shrimps would go lighter in color. Once I didn't see them I knew they were in a hidey hole until the new shell hardened enough for them to feel safe. I suspect crayfish similar ?
The Amazon Nut...
|Posted 17-Aug-2011 18:56|
The girl's got crabs!
Sounds like preparation to moult to me. If he is also off his ood then that is a pretty good sign that a moult it coming up. Just keep the tank stable and have some good food ready to go for when he's done as it takes a LOT of energy and they are usually really hungry when they are done.
Other possibilities are poisoning and too low of a temperature. If nothing has changed in the tank, then I would assume it is a moult and just see how things go
|Posted 22-Aug-2011 14:26|
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