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Old 07-26-2014, 03:17 PM   #1
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Osmocote Plus and Shrimp


Maybe a bit of a silly question, but...

Are osmocote plus root tabs fine to use in a CRS/CBS tank?

I don't see why they wouldn't be, but I'd just like to know others' experiences just to be sure.
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Old 07-26-2014, 05:54 PM   #2
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I use 4 tabs of Osmocote plus in a 10g with two amanos. But then again they're bigger.
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Old 07-26-2014, 06:07 PM   #3
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I've heard osmocote+ has copper, which shrimp don't like.
Can someone confirm?
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I have a 10 gallon with Osmocote + all over. It is the latest version I believe, not the original formula, as I bought it from the store probably 4 months ago.

I have 7 amanos and they are all active and healthy.

That's my experience.
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Old 07-26-2014, 07:01 PM   #5
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I've used Osmocote+ with neo. and amano shrimp as well, but I was also curious as to whether or not they're fine with the more sensitive CRS/CBS
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I have them in my 10g shrimp tank as well.
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Old 07-27-2014, 03:57 AM   #7
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I have about 10 osmocote plus gel caps in a 14 gallon with CRS and I'm over run with shrimp. I think you really have to make sure the caps are deep. I have them on the bottom of the tank and there's are few inches of substrate over them. Never had a problem.

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I have about 10 osmocote plus gel caps in a 14 gallon with CRS and I'm over run with shrimp. I think you really have to make sure the caps are deep. I have them on the bottom of the tank and there's are few inches of substrate over them. Never had a problem.

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Exactly what I was looking for, thanks!

I went ahead and put some in.
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I use it all my tanks never a issue
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