Shell disease

Questions about exoskeleton diseases.
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Re: Shell disease

Post by mandirose03 »

I have had my hermit crabs for about five months and just recently i noticed that they both have tiny little black dots alllll over them... i don't know if its shell rot because i looked up pictures and none of the pictures look like the same thing thats on my crabs.. so does anyone know if it is shell rot? please reply i dont want my little babys to die :'(
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Re: Shell disease

Post by ladybug15057 »

Are you able to get a clear picture of what you're meaning?
If they are PP's, are you sure what you're seeing is not 'pores' on them? ... m=8&pos=18 ... m=8&pos=38
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