10-20-2008, 02:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Blaxicanlatino
Does anyone know what causes the white milky coloration that appears to kill Ghost shrimp?
It's not the coloration that kills them. When they die, no matter from what cause, shrimp lose their transparency. It's some weird thing they maintain using a chemical I think, and when they die, the production is stopped. It's the same for a lot of transparent fish (like glass catfish).
Unless you're talking about the shrimp turning white while they're still alive or something like that. More details would help if that's happening.