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How long do shrimp take to molt?

Asked: Corey Spence, Last Updated:

In healthy conditions an adult shrimp will molt every 3 to 4 weeks, but younger shrimp will molt more often due how to fast they grow, perhaps every 1 or 2 weeks. It's very important that the water parameters are kept consistent for newly molted shrimp.

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