Dropped legs, no sign of struggle

Questions about detached legs or claws.
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Dropped legs, no sign of struggle

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One of my hermits lost a leg, it's not moving as easily but it doesn't seem to be especially impeded by it despite now missing both walking legs on it's right side. What's strange to me is that there are no signs of a fight, the leg is whole and intact and neither it nor the crab show and signs of bleeding or a fight. Could it have been an underlying problem? Or perhaps it got injured on an ornament? Or can the leg be lost in a fight whole with no other injuries to speak of?
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Re: Dropped legs, no sign of struggle

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Update; smallest crab has become very lethargic and weak, pretty sure this is a more general health issue and not a freak accident or a fight.
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Re: Dropped legs, no sign of struggle

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Have you checked the temperature and humidity in your tank? What are the overall measurements?
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Re: Dropped legs, no sign of struggle

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I've looked back on your postings and do not see where the questions at:

viewtopic.php?f=45&t=4

have been answered?
Copy and paste them in this thread and answer them please to the best of your ability.

This would help us to help you troubleshoot a lot faster if there is an under lying problem. How long have you had these hermies?
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Re: Dropped legs, no sign of struggle

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Aah sorry, I forgot to fill that out.

It didn't pull through, I'm fairly certain it was stress from moving as I'd only had it a few days.
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