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Dead shrimp - Failed moult? opinions pls

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jayc

This afternoon, found my 1st gen CRS ... dead. :sorrow:

Mother to 20+ offspring. May she rest in peace.

I also noticed this ...

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Notice the deformed head area.

Legs also look funny.

What's not so evident in the photos is that the "skin" - the red part, on the head ... is loose!

As in it's peeling. No it's not the shell, which is clear/off white. You see a tiny spec of it in the 2nd pic, top right.

I think it's a failed moult. (I hope)

Cause there is a moulted shell nearby.

However, I'm open to opinions. Why does it look so deformed?

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BlueBolts

+1 on a failed moult....is her body soft to touch ?

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Squiggle

+2, looks like a failed moult to me too, doh! :dejection:

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jayc

Yes body was soft to the touch.

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