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02-13-2013 12:02 PM
abc I have not seen a shrimp molt either... or may be I have but did not know that it was molting. any one have any pics?
02-13-2013 04:13 AM
alexopolus
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Originally Posted by CookieM View Post
Last night my Red Fire Shrimp jumped on my Yellow shrimp when she's molting. I have to remove the Yellow shrimp and to a new tank to stop the onslaught.

This morning she successfully molted and living in new tank fine.
I have been keeping shrimps for a years, and yet have been lucky enough to see a shrimp molting...
02-13-2013 03:50 AM
abc I don't have the luxury of another tank... it's every shrimp for him/herself!
02-12-2013 06:35 PM
CookieM Last night my Red Fire Shrimp jumped on my Yellow shrimp when she's molting. I have to remove the Yellow shrimp and to a new tank to stop the onslaught.

This morning she successfully molted and living in new tank fine.
02-12-2013 12:52 AM
Bananariot
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Originally Posted by ravensgate View Post
They didn't say they were
haha yeah I misread. Lol......my bad brad
02-11-2013 10:18 PM
abc
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Originally Posted by altiuscitius View Post
Do you feed frozen bloodworms? Or live? Or freezedried?

I have some freezedried bloodworms I feed other fish. Right now the only protein my shrimp get is from hikari algae wafers or Fluval pellets, maybe twice every ten days.

I think Im going to up the feeding frequency and try to add some extra sources of protein to their diet.

Also just to update, the attacked cherry shrimp hasnt moved in ten hours, so Im assuming its dead. Im debating putting it back in the shrimp tank for their breakfast.
I wouldn't. dead bodies can up the nitrite levels fast...
02-11-2013 09:32 PM
ravensgate
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Originally Posted by Bananariot View Post
Malawas arent tigers.....
They didn't say they were
02-11-2013 06:37 PM
altiuscitius Do you feed frozen bloodworms? Or live? Or freezedried?

I have some freezedried bloodworms I feed other fish. Right now the only protein my shrimp get is from hikari algae wafers or Fluval pellets, maybe twice every ten days.

I think Im going to up the feeding frequency and try to add some extra sources of protein to their diet.

Also just to update, the attacked cherry shrimp hasnt moved in ten hours, so Im assuming its dead. Im debating putting it back in the shrimp tank for their breakfast.
02-11-2013 05:47 PM
Bananariot
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Originally Posted by Jello View Post
What kind of protein do you feed your shrimp?
Brine Shrimp, tehm hikari sinking wafers, flake food, bloodworms
02-11-2013 05:46 PM
Bananariot
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Originally Posted by bradlgt21 View Post
I think its more then just tiger shrimp. I used to feed my shrimp only veggie pellets and no protein. I had both Malawi and Cherries and I witnessed 3 Malawi shrimp chasing a berried Cherry around and attacking her, she finally dropped all of her eggs and ran away from them and they swooped in and started eating the eggs. Mean little critters sometimes.
Malawas arent tigers……

I need to learn to read lololol......
02-11-2013 04:34 PM
ravensgate Bloodworms, crab bites, even algae wafer are high in protein. I feed frozen bloodworms like once a month but I feed Earthworm powder as well (sparingly) which is a good source of protein. Mosura Excel is another good protein food.
02-11-2013 04:25 PM
Jello What kind of protein do you feed your shrimp?
02-11-2013 04:15 PM
bradlgt21 I think its more then just tiger shrimp. I used to feed my shrimp only veggie pellets and no protein. I had both Malawi and Cherries and I witnessed 3 Malawi shrimp chasing a berried Cherry around and attacking her, she finally dropped all of her eggs and ran away from them and they swooped in and started eating the eggs. Mean little critters sometimes.
02-11-2013 04:05 PM
Bananariot
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whoah... nice to know. wow, I have to think about the right balance of veggies and proteins. BUT.... does the ferociousness of tiger shrimp include tangerine tiger shrimp? TT are a different species than the regular tigers so I'm wondering if TT are just as ferocious as the regular tigers or this is just a peculiar feature of tigers and don't apply to TT
It's shrimp in general
02-11-2013 03:32 PM
abc whoah... nice to know. wow, I have to think about the right balance of veggies and proteins. BUT.... does the ferociousness of tiger shrimp include tangerine tiger shrimp? TT are a different species than the regular tigers so I'm wondering if TT are just as ferocious as the regular tigers or this is just a peculiar feature of tigers and don't apply to TT
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