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Old 01-17-2006, 10:36 PM   #1
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Cleaner Shrimp Dying

I bought 2 Cleaner Shrimp 2 weeks ago. Both were drip acclimated for over 3 hours. Both were eating and seemed healthy. Today 1 of them is just sitting on the bottom of the tank and is not moving much at all. I am not sure if there is anything I can do. Please help.

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Old 01-18-2006, 01:21 AM   #2
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Well he died. The hermits are having dinner on him.
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Sorry about your shrimp, the other one still doing well?
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Old 01-19-2006, 12:53 AM   #5
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The other is still doing fine. He is eating and seems happy.
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