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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-06-2014, 10:36 AM Thread Starter
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Fixing Shrimp Molts?

Umm my shrimp seem to have trouble molting lately. How do i fix it. Do i feed them vegatables? Like spinach or something. I feed them the hikari wafers every 3 days bc i have otos. I dont have any water testers atm. Can i just feed them different foods
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What indicates trouble? Do they leave shell castings behind

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Well there's splits in their back but then they stay frozen. nothing happens and then other shrimp try to eat the molting shrimp. Do feeding blanched vegatables help them molt?
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Something is probably wrong with your GH. If that's the case, no, feeding them different foods won't help. Hikari is high in protein and too much protein can cause issues but doubt that's the case if you only feed every 3 days. Feeding spinach or kale certainly won't hurt and your shrimp will probably be grateful but I doubt its going to fix the problem if multiple shrimp are going through bad molts.


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Sounds like gh or kh is won't of wack


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