Fire Red Shrimp turning dark red, purple or even partly black? - The Planted Tank Forum
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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 08:06 AM Thread Starter
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Fire Red Shrimp turning dark red, purple or even partly black?

Those shrimps that turned into dark red or some sort of purple died off eventually. Is there any particular reason for that? I have a feeling that it has to do with water seems to me that they were not able to molt...

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something in the water..

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Could be black spot disease.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 04:21 PM
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What are your specific water parameters?
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