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Old 01-26-2013, 02:14 PM   #42
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Old 01-28-2013, 02:19 PM   #43
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So i bought shrimp and put them in and turned heater on and its been 2 days and the shrimp turned red like they are just slow cooking? Is something wrong? Should i put a light on the water?
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Mine turned red and started decaying. I've only used this method on my 2 saltwater tanks, a 40g and a 10g. I just started in salt a year ago, I've been a freshy for as long as I can remember, lol. From my experience it's normal... Just wait until the smell hits you, lol...
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Ok ill see if it starts decaying but i only could find shrimp that have no heads and that where de vained is that ok? And should i have a light on it?
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They will definitely rot away. Just relax.
No light. You don't need light.
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Should i run my skimmer while cycling?
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So i got a diatom bloom starting should i add a clean up crew?
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How long has it been? You don't want to add any creatures to a tank with noticeable ammonia or nitrite, or even high nitrate. No, you don't need to run your skimmer.
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