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Old 02-20-2004, 04:25 AM   #1
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Coral banded shrimp claw fell off!

I just looked in my tank and my coral banded shrimp molted but one of his claws is totally off now! Any ideas on why this might have happened??


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Old 02-20-2004, 04:32 AM   #2
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usually when something like this happens it is usually fixed the next time he molts. I wouldnt be too worried however if it happens again I would check your Iodine levels in your tank.. Do you change you water frequently? Iodine is usually not needed unless you slack off on changing your water.. Me I do 5gals per week and its plenty enough water changes for my 55gal..

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I agree, it could be diet but most often it's a high Iodine level.
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Old 02-20-2004, 11:05 AM   #4
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This has happened to me too! It grew back the next time it molted.
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