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post #21 of 24 Old 06-03-2008, 10:15 AM
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They may of been eaten.
hmmm interesting, the biggest fish i got on the tank is a black striped white clownfish that is an inch anda half long. is it possible that he is the one who ate 2 of my shrimps ?

also another qustion, one of my blue damsel has a wound on it's body, should i stop the copper treatment for a while ? or is it ok ?
It was just a theory, I'm not sure they got eaten. Shrimp can be hard to find if they die.

If the instructions say to stop the copper treatment if there is a wound on a fish, then you should stop. :)
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post #22 of 24 Old 06-03-2008, 10:41 AM
The shrimp can be eaten when it change size, this is the most vulnerable time when their shelf become soft.

Don't rely on those to clean the water condition, get a good skimmer, water treatment canister or hang on filter.
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post #23 of 24 Old 06-06-2008, 08:36 AM Thread Starter
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ok it's been five days since i've started treating my tank w/ copper and nothing has died yet since, one question i know copper kills inverts and crabs, i just noticed right now that i still have 2 crabs alive. does that mean that the copper is not working ? i do not wnat the crabs dead but just curious
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post #24 of 24 Old 06-16-2008, 11:34 AM Thread Starter
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i have another query, it has been a week since i last applied copper on my tank. and i noticed that no algae is growing anymore and they started melting ang disappeared ? is it because of the copper ?
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