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Old 05-21-2005, 05:39 PM   #1
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Shrimp ok?

i just bought 2 peppermint shrimp for my Nano, one of them seems to have green gunk on his back feet things...haha, not sure what they are called. But i was wondering if these are eggs, or if its something i should be terribly concerned about.
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Old 05-22-2005, 03:47 PM   #2
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They're eggs. It will start just behind the eyes as a discolored lump. Once the shed, the eggs will migrate down to the abdomen. After a week or so they will either hatch and be released into the water column (if fertile) or the shrimp will eat them if unfertile.

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