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    Re: Beginner: planted nano tank with eventual shrimp

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    The shrimps are nice! Do they require a chiller?

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    Re: Beginner: planted nano tank with eventual shrimp

    Quote Originally Posted by Urban Aquaria View Post
    Looks like Scutariella japonica parasites on the rostrum of your shrimps... best and fastest treatment is salt dip to get rid of those parasites. Better to eliminate those parasites now than have remnants stay in the tank and keep re-infecting the shrimps.

    More info on those parasites for reference: http://www.reef2rainforest.com/2015/...hwater-shrimp/
    Ah dang, so its not vorticella? For salt bath... would the following treatment described in this thread do fine?

    http://www.aquaticquotient.com/forum...ad.php?t=95448

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    Re: Beginner: planted nano tank with eventual shrimp

    Quote Originally Posted by verk47 View Post
    The shrimps are nice! Do they require a chiller?

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    Hey thks! My temp is abt 27 to 26C constant now and they seem fine... I do suppose ideal conditions would involve a chiller.

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    Re: Beginner: planted nano tank with eventual shrimp

    Did the salt dip as in reef2rainforest's guide and also put a few drops of paraguard into the main tank. White stuff (the worms?) seem to have all dropped off from the shrimp! They went back to grazing as soon as they were put back in the main tank.

    Did discover 1 death yesterday though when fishing out the shrimp for the salt dip.

    Will update after a few days to see if infection returns.

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    Re: Beginner: planted nano tank with eventual shrimp

    Quote Originally Posted by schwip View Post
    Did the salt dip as in reef2rainforest's guide and also put a few drops of paraguard into the main tank. White stuff (the worms?) seem to have all dropped off from the shrimp! They went back to grazing as soon as they were put back in the main tank.

    Did discover 1 death yesterday though when fishing out the shrimp for the salt dip.

    Will update after a few days to see if infection returns.

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    Hey, schwip.

    Sorry to hear that your shrimps are infected with the Scutariella japonica parasites.

    Anymore parasites after the salt bath and adding Seachem ParaGuard to the tank?
    My name is Mohammed Rezdwan bin Abdul Hamid but you can call me Wan.

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    Re: Beginner: planted nano tank with eventual shrimp

    Hi, no more parasites spotted but another shrimp death. Not sure if age or stress.

    Algae is blooming on my surfaces... including the wood. Likely a combinatiom of a few things: shrimp bio load and my lowering of excel dose among them. Irritating that they are on my tank walls but i quite like the look on the wood!

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    Just to show myriophyllum growth speed comparing 9th Feb and 18th Feb. Monte carlo is also spreading but at a slower pace. Since the introduction of the wood (more shade), newer leaves also tend to be smaller and darker.

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    Re: Beginner: planted nano tank with eventual shrimp

    Quote Originally Posted by schwip View Post
    Hi, no more parasites spotted but another shrimp death. Not sure if age or stress.

    Algae is blooming on my surfaces... including the wood. Likely a combinatiom of a few things: shrimp bio load and my lowering of excel dose among them. Irritating that they are on my tank walls but i quite like the look on the wood!

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    Hey, schwip.

    Nice to know that your shrimps have recovered.

    Let's hope your shrimps will thrive in your tank and multiply (and then I can buy some from you)!
    My name is Mohammed Rezdwan bin Abdul Hamid but you can call me Wan.

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    Re: Beginner: planted nano tank with eventual shrimp

    Eh bad news man, they keep dying but really slowly. I am chalking it up to old age because they really are quite big
    I'm left with 2 females and 1 male.

    My friend passed me two tigers and two red noses to help with this hair algae problem that has cropped up. They are quite literally clearing paths as I type this and they haven't stopped grazing after intro to the tank.

    My myriophyllum is still growing in its weedish fashion but monte carloe seems to be stunted by the algae a bit. Their growth has paused, hahahah.

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