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Re: Ghost SHrimp ID

>Date: Thu, 11 Dec 1997 11:34:48 -0700 (MST)
>From: Michael D Nielsen <mnielsen at U_Arizona.EDU>
>I have also gotten these same shrimp at 8 for $1 and while they do eat my
>algae very well, they always die after a few weeks in my tanks, no matter
>which tank they are in.  No one picks on them and they really clean up on
>the algae.  I was wondering if very low KH and GH might be causing
>problems with their exoskeleton formation?

This is a possibility.  Generally, they're at the end of their lifespan
when they're in the feeder tanks at the pet stores, though.  They just
don't live very long.

David W. Webb           Texas Instruments
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