Do cleaner shrimps shed their undercarriage

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That looks like hardly anything, when they do the whole thing it looks like you suddenly have 1 more shrimp...

Add some iodine if you have, shrimps use it...
 

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i remember the first time my shrimps shed, i honestly thought they had died, i bought two cleaners and within days they had shed, when i saw the apparently dead and rather empty shells, i was gutted - they will hide for a few days for their exoskeletons to harden - then they reappeared, very cool :)
 
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I cant really tell which one it was as they are still all actively moving around the tank.
 

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I cant really tell which one it was as they are still all actively moving around the tank.
Well you won't know where they shed them as they tend to hide when they shed and for a few days after, so it could have been stuck in the rock work for a day or so, but what ever, they are ok right?
 

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the more it happens the fast the shrimp is growing my boxer does it every 2 weeks
 

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