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Shrimp Dilema


Hi have a few weeks ago asked questions about white spot and keeping shrimp in tank with no fish.

One of my shrimps died last week (from old age I think), but this eveing I have just noticed that the other shrimp has lots of small black patches on his body. He is as active as normal and is eating ok, is this a sign that he is going to shed or is it something more sinister going on?

Advice and Ideas greatly appriciated.

thanks Vikki


I would imagine he is getting ready to shed. The skin can look very battered beore they shed. I would keep an eye on him for a few days.

Im pretty sure he will have a new skin pretty soon ;)