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Old 10-04-2009, 03:43 PM   #1
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candy cane shrimp molt

Do I need to remove the molt from the tank? Will it hurt anything? Some research indicates i should take it out because of "iodine" and then other dictates that it doesn't hurt anything if I leave it in.

How often will he molt? Anything special I need to know about the process?
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Old 10-04-2009, 03:48 PM   #2
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Nope, when it molts, the molt just dissolves and all the materials used to make the molt go back into the water column. My cleaner shrimp molts every 20-30 days.
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I leave mine, my clean up crew does their thing.
Iodine/iodide are used by the shrimp to promote healthy molts.
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