Do molting hermit crabs emerge to eat?

Hello. I'm a new hermit crab owner (save for a poor single-crab set up when I was a kid- sorry, crab!) and after having them for a while, two of my hermit crabs showed signs of getting ready to molt, and both have buried deep under the sand and been under for days. Should I expect to see any signs of them... show more Hello. I'm a new hermit crab owner (save for a poor single-crab set up when I was a kid- sorry, crab!) and after having them for a while, two of my hermit crabs showed signs of getting ready to molt, and both have buried deep under the sand and been under for days. Should I expect to see any signs of them coming up to eat? It's unsettling not to know if they're okay down there...!
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