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Re: Possible causes for Yamato shrimp death.

> Date: Sat, 6 Jul 2002 10:52:08 +0800
> From: "Wah" <tswah at mbox3_singnet.com.sg>
> Subject: Possible causes for Yamato shrimp death.
> Hello everyone,
> Till date, I think almost 100 Yamato shrimps have died in my hands. I
> find a reason for their death. Many batches die after I did very simple
> things like changing water, increasing CO2 from 1 to 2 bubble per second,
> increasing traces from 5ml to 7ml. Are they really sensitive to changing
> water conditions. I am really clueless.

Do you use KCl, by any chance? I have reason to believe that these shrimp
can't tolerate KCl. I've also lost two complete batches of shrimp, but now
I'll be switching to K2SO4 and seeing if that does anything.
Alex R