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Old 10-21-2012, 11:32 PM   #1
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Co2 Effect shrimp activity?


I have home made co2 for plants and I noticed for the last week as it was winding down and 2 days it wasnt in there the shrimp seemed much more active is this a coincidence?
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Old 10-22-2012, 12:04 AM   #2
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CO2 is no good for shrimp tanks, unless you are really experienced with shrimp and no how to handle it. 99% of the people keeping more than just your general RCS do not use CO2 in there shrimp tanks.
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Old 10-22-2012, 02:31 AM   #3
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CO2 is no good for shrimp tanks, unless you are really experienced with shrimp and no how to handle it. 99% of the people keeping more than just your general RCS do not use CO2 in there shrimp tanks.
Why exactly? And that didnt exactly answer my question. Its not a lot of co2 its home made.
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Because the huge PH swings, lack of oxygen in the tank for shrimp. You can gas them and kill them all.
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Old 10-22-2012, 03:27 AM   #5
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~.~ accidents happens.. i don't think you want to take that risk, accidentally nuke your tank... i used to dose my tank with fertz, i notice shrimps are quite sensitive, so i stopped fertz and co2..
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