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Old 04-05-2013, 04:33 PM   #1
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Bad molt or mutation?


When looking at my tank today I found a shrimp that looked like this. Is this a bad molt or should I be worried?
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:59 PM   #2
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Pics kind of fuzzy but it looks like a bad molt to me.
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:04 PM   #3
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Is its face all messed up? I can't tell really well from the picture.
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yeah, sorry about the bad pic. The best way for me to describe it would be that it looks like her rostrum got squished upward somehow. I have 8 other shrimp in the tank and they all look fine, and I've never had this happen before and I've had these shrimp for several months. Which is why i was worried. It looks really weird to be honest. But if you think its just a bad molt then hopefully she'll look more normal by the next one. She's eating fine and everythng. Her face just is all messed up.
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