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hermit crab

My hermit crab hasnt been active,,,,,it is alive ,,any techniques to make it move or come out of shell????

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:37 PM on Jul. 10, 2008 in Pets

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  • you can spray it with water to see if it comes out of its shell. also, they go into "hiding" when they're in the process of shedding their exoskeleton.
    nccarolinamom

    Answer by nccarolinamom at 6:42 PM on Jul. 10, 2008

  • mine only comes out at night. Take the shell and put it in a different spot and see if he moves.
    NikkiMarie333

    Answer by NikkiMarie333 at 9:25 AM on Jul. 14, 2008

  • Whenever mine died, they always crawled out of their shells first. There were plenty of bigger shells available, so I know they weren't just "homeless."
    heydooney

    Answer by heydooney at 1:44 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

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