just sharing my case of shrimp molting problem
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Old Today, 05:06 PM   #1
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just sharing my case of shrimp molting problem

i just want to share my case of failed molting

no problem at gh 8, even my taiwan could survive for a few month
but after i starting add baby food shrimp i got failed molting more and more each week

gh 8-6 (take a few week to reduce the gh to gh 6
the molting problem would be whole body skin look deformed like old man skin

gh 5
the molting problem change into failed molt at the tail or head only

gh 4
the molting problem now change into, weak shrimp got attacked by other shrimp
dunno why the head always get attacked first

i will monitoring again for a few weeks, because i change my own principle, no tank got more gh than 4 (4.5 at best)
Just enter aquascape and shrimp tank hobby start at maret 2014
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now for the gh reading you were getting. were you using ro water with remineralizer or were you using tap water then some how changing the gh? If so, could it just be lacking one of the needed minerals in the water and over compensating with other? Very strange =)
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