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Old 05-20-2012, 03:11 PM   #1
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Fire shrimp acting wierd..

My fire shrimp is laying on its back and moving its legs in while upside down. I've never seen him molt but I see his shell about once a month, sometimes a little more often. Could he be molting? My parameters are all stable, my corals and other fish are fine.
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Dude thats really wierd... Is there any chance you could get a pic of it??
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I don't think it would help much. He doesn't look different, just laying on its back. I found a molt there once.

He's not moving much...
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Old 05-20-2012, 03:29 PM   #4
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Pretty sure he's dying... Snails are coming after him and he isn't moving as much.
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Aw no! You should try and net him an put him in your fuge so you can keep a better eye on him! I would feed him too. Was there an ammonia spike?? I think i had one last night thats what killed my pep
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Alright I'll move him down. No ammo spike, it's 0
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Man.. We are not having great luck with shrimp are we? Was anything going after him? The six line?
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I opened up my cabinets and found my skimmer overflowing!! I forgot that I added the aquastick epoxy to move a zoa! Could it have been the toxins from the stressed zoa??
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Man.. We are not having great luck with shrimp are we? Was anything going after him? The six line?
I don't think so, he isn't going near him, it was just the snails but they aren't anymore.
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Old 05-20-2012, 03:45 PM   #10
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Dang! And how many zoas??? I doubt it would cause much harm
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