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Shrimp appear fine! That yellow spot are eggs in the ovaries! Often called the "saddle"! Once a female molts, she'll release pheromones into the water column signaling to the males that she's ready to mate. Once a male finds her and manages to successfully copulate (belly to belly!), then the females do a weird, scrunchy action that looks awfully painful.... which passes the eggs down from the ovaries into the pleopods (aka "swimmerettes"). I believe thee eggs get fertilized along the way.

Molting does not guarantee a berried female however. Only the females really need to molt in order for them to become "berried".
 

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Thank you for explaining that I seen that on several shrimp and wanted to make sure it wasn't bad. I have not run into any bacterial or fungal problems in my time shrimp keeping so I not sure how to identify properly yet and hope I don't have to learn lol
 
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