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Old 09-29-2004, 11:05 AM   #1
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Banded Coral Shrimp Molted

My BCS that I have had for a week molted this morning. Do I need to remove the old exoskeleton from the tank, or just leave it in there.



75 gal SW tank, Eheim 2215 Filter, 45lb Figi Premium LR, 2 Maxi-Jet Powerhead/Pump Model 900

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Old 09-29-2004, 11:21 AM   #2
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You can leave it or take it out. Mine has molted 3 times since I got a couple months back. I have left it all three in.

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Old 09-30-2004, 08:29 PM   #3
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i also leave the molt of my bcs in the tank
18 gallon freshwater- natural theme
2black molly
2giant snail
5 gallon freshwater with blue betta
2 gallon freshwater with 15-20 molly fry
29 gallon saltwater
percula clown
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Old 09-30-2004, 10:49 PM   #4
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i took my first of my cleaner out and then left the rest in...it wont hurt
30gal / 2: maxijet 600s / 150w heater / CPR Bak Pak2 (maxijet 1200)/FOWLR

30lbs base rock
6lbs Brazilian LR
35lbs sand (20lbs of lfs ls i think it cycled my tank faster)

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coral, molt, rim, shrimp

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