Moulting

Discussion in 'Invertebrates' started by VicZA, 1 Jan 2014.

  1. VicZA

    VicZA

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    there are quite a few inverts that moult so I would like to know if it is a good idea to remove the molted skeleton from the tank or leave it. Sometimes you can see the skeleton so may not be too easy to remove it - is that a problem ?

    Also, do snails and hermit shells grow or do you need to provide them with other shells to move into, and then how often are they likely to outgrow their shells
     
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  3. NJH

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    You can leave it as it is inert.
     
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    If I can get to it, I remove it, but mostly I just let it be. some worm will eat it eventually.
     
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