The Planted Tank Forum - Reply to Topic
Thread: what causes molting problems Reply to Thread
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
11-20-2012 09:05 AM
acitydweller low gh/kh or keeping them in less than ideal water parameters (more than likely)

lack of calcium in the water column or diet

feed or dose calcium in the tank... or adjust the water parameters to those that better suit them.
11-20-2012 06:55 AM
BenderBendingRodriguez What are your water parameters? Calcium hardness, and Alkalinity? also pH.
11-20-2012 05:12 AM
what causes molting problems

so i saw one of my juvenile shrimps struggling to molt to the point where i thought he was going to die. i helped him remove the rest of the molt from this head now hes fine. but is there any way i can prevent this from happening. it's happened to several of my other shrimp as well

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome