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Shrimp Molting

Discussion in 'Fish, Anemone's and Critters' started by rabster, Sep 6, 2017.

  1. rabster

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    So my shrimp has molten for the second time in 25 days

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    Should I leave the moly in the tank or get it out?

    Cheers

    Rabster


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  2. penzo

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    I remove mine.
     
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  3. rabster

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    It's bloody vanished down behind the rock somewhere


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    CUC food they clean it up overnight.
     
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    Have never removed them, they will disappear in no time at all (CUC fodder I presume). My blood red shrimp has shed a lot recently and is now a magnificent wee beastie :banana:
     
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    do you dose iodine? heard overdosing can cause excessive moulting
     
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    I dose microbe-lift trace elements twice a week and yes it contains iodine, but am pleased to report that all inverts (shrimps) are big and healthy :)
     
  8. rabster

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    I sometimes use the Red Sea colours ABCD, that's dosed according to calcium uptake. I must check if there is a link between dosing and molting. Good point



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