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Old 07-07-2013, 03:04 AM   #1
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shrimp look milky


So in my tank I've been experiencing some deaths which I think is from frrtilizing so I've decided to stop with that. But ive seen a few of my cherry shrimp look really milky in thrir bodies. Almost like when you see a dead shrimp. What does this mean and what is the cause of it?
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Old 07-07-2013, 03:31 AM   #2
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Well, its probably a bacterial infection or really poor water quality, maybe both. I've had that problem before, and am currently dealing with it. :/
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Tannins. Add tannins and it will help curb infection, although if it *is* an infection and they are that opaque already, they are most likely goners.
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Old 07-08-2013, 03:33 PM   #4
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Tannins. Add tannins and it will help curb infection, although if it *is* an infection and they are that opaque already, they are most likely goners.
My shrimp turn milky after they molt. I usually add some Mosura Tonic Pro just in case it is infection though, along with alder cones and IAL.
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:41 PM   #5
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What temp is your tank? Shrimp are more prone to infection when the temperature is high.
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