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Update: Still feeding the Oil Infused Bug Bites. A few shrimp( the two farthest along with the disease) still show signs, but look much better. No more deaths. Also, tons of babies showing up. I counted 15 earlier, most are black crystals...... probably should have left those out😂😂, oh well!

Just did a 2 gallon water change, Added some Shrimp Fit, Baby Shrimp, BacterAE, and Marks Shrimp Tanks Montmorillonite Clay.

Water Parameters:

PH: 6.4

GH:5-6

KH:1-0

TDS 115

Temp:68f

Ammonia: 0ppm

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jayc

water parameters looking good.

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sdlTBfanUK

Great news long may it last and hopefully with the oil infused you are using even the worst will get better eventually!

Simon

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beanbag
12 hours ago, Steensj2004 said:

 Added some Shrimp Fit, Baby Shrimp, BacterAE, and Marks Shrimp Tanks Montmorillonite Clay.

don't add too much stuff at once or you'll pollute the water

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2 hours ago, beanbag said:

don't add too much stuff at once or you'll pollute the water

I’ve only ever dosed about 1/4 the recommended dose for this tank, on any of this stuff. What I added, was maybe 1/5 of a spoon worth for everything.

 

Right now, Shrimp Fit and Shrimp Baby are added only during water changes, BacterAE is every other day. No ammonia spikes of water parameters/ammonia  changes from that dosing regimen.

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I don’t know what the heck these shrimp have, but I cannot believe this disease is still hanging on. What. The. Eff......?!

 

Salt dips. Oregano Oil( internal and external). H2O2 treatments. Temp decrease to 68F.  The heck, man......

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jayc

Separate the worst infected if you can. They might be re-infecting each other.

A hospital tank is looking like a much better idea. It can even be a 2Gallon bucket.

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sdlTBfanUK

Have you had any more deaths recently? Have you got Indian Almond leaves as they are supposed to have anti-bacterial qualities?

I hope the babies are doing well!

Simon

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