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Old 03-05-2013, 01:19 AM   #1
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seems random, as I had 9 in the tank, one died after I put in some blanched spinach but none of them ate it but maybe the one that died did eat it since it was dead next to it. The other I found dead while holding food, so maybe it over ate? Should I be concerned, the two death occurred within a week of each other. The remaining 7 seems fine and active.
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:37 AM   #2
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I'd be concerned about that spinach...could be pesticides on it. Even if its organic that doesn't necessarily mean pesticide free. How did you prepare it?
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soemthing tells me it might have been pesticide
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not organic for sure based on where we purchased and i just blanched it...
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seems random, as I had 9 in the tank, one died after I put in some blanched spinach but none of them ate it but maybe the one that died did eat it since it was dead next to it. The other I found dead while holding food, so maybe it over ate? Should I be concerned, the two death occurred within a week of each other. The remaining 7 seems fine and active.


Did you wash it then boil it soft?
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Did you wash it then boil it soft?
yes....as for the one that died holding food, was a strange looking food as well I dont know what it was but it wasn't the typical fish flakes I normally put in, looked like meat possibly a dead snail or something.
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:06 PM   #7
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Possible it was some of the other dead shrimp that may have been poisoned? The other shrimp ate contaminated meat and died? Organic IMO is generally a shame, but at least you have some chance of getting clean food by using it. Non-organic you can almost bet it's been sprayed with something.
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