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post #31 of 77 (permalink) Old 01-29-2012, 02:40 AM
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Uggghh...dead shrimp. Just one but still...when you don't have many to begin with, a dead one seems like a big deal. Others doing fine, I figure it's just one of those things. It was a larger one so it could have been age, I don't know. Regardless...I hate loosing live stock. I had a dead RCS the other day too, different tank. Even though there are over 100 in the tank, one dead one still stresses me out for a bit watching and wondering if that's just the first of a major crash...of course it isn't, but still. Guess that's one of the growing pains of a new shrimp keeper...lol

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Are those the shrimp I gave you? They are looking fantastic! Don't worry if a single shrimp dies. It can be from a bad molt, age or other normal issues. If you see more than one at a time, that is when you should begin to investigate. Soon enough they'll breed up a storm. Overfeeding is the main reason shrimp died for me outside of that.

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Yeah, just one. I figured it was just a thing...but when there's only a dozen, one is a lot...lol

And yeah, your shrimp and there are at least five babies that I have seen. Four yellows and an orange/red one. Kinda weird, not sure where it came from but it's definitely a baby and if not from the same mom, it was born the same day as the baby yellows. It's the only reddish baby in the tank too.

I do need to get a few more males in the tank. There's only one that I see and the rest are saddled females. I'm hoping he gets to work soon so there are more little ones.

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Couple more shots...including one of a yellow baby and one of the red/orange baby...






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Pull out the reddish orange on. It could have been the mutts I was telling you about. If you don't see definite yellow on the other babies soon, those are probably mutts as well. I was down to 3 yellows and by the end of last summer I had upwards of 300. It definitely hurts when you only have a small number, for sure.

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Wow nice camera work and tank.
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Yeah, the other 3 babies are yellow for sure. Not really sure what happened, I had the one berried shrimp that you sent me, then while I was waiting to get the tank setup, I ended up with 4 more berried that would have been yellow babies for sure. But I guess the eggs were dropped when they switched tanks because after that I only saw one berried shrimp and then the babies and there's only 4 like I said. I am surprised there's not been any more berried ones yet. I think things are ok in the tank. They seem to be doing well and the parameters are all good. I'll definitely pull the red one though.

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Wow nice camera work and tank.
Thanks. Shooting shrimp is definitely a learning experience...lol

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What's the temperature? They breed better for me at 76 - 78 degrees.

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Thanks. Shooting shrimp is definitely a learning experience...lol
Wouldn't it be more humane to get rid of the culled shrimp by netting them out rather than shooting them......
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rofl...yeah, I guess it would.

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What's the temperature? They breed better for me at 76 - 78 degrees.
Temps are right in that range.

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rofl...yeah, I guess it would.
Sorry. I couldn't help myself.

BTW, you need to get these super yellow shrimp breeding like crazy.

Sewingalot and Chad can't seem to meet demand for these.
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Hey...I'm Chad too...lol

Hopefully they will adjust to whatever it is that has them slowed down. I do plan to order some stuff soon from Msjinkzd so I'll probably get some males from her when I order. She said she would sex them and send males if I needed them. Maybe by spring and warmed shipping weather I'll have a population that will help with the demand.

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