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    Senior Member badmedicine's Avatar
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    Question my cleaner shrimp lost its antennae

    My cleaner shrimp lost its antannae about two weeks ago and they have not returned/grown back. This has never happened before- I thought that after it molted they would return-but they haven't. He/she doesn't seem to mind not having them.

    My other shrimp (peppermint) stays far away from it and is doing just fine.

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    Should I be concerned?

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    Senior Member kjasjg's Avatar
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    mine (I have 2 cleaners) have had a few clipped in half and it took a couple of molts to get back to normal
    Its the early bird that gets the worm, but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.

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    Senior Member atlantic's Avatar
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    it will molt and grow back...dont worry about it.. it has happened to mine before too....its no biggie..

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    most cleaner shrimp have gone digital anyways so don't worry.

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    ah that would explain the pizza box dish my blood shrimp attached to top of the skimmer.

    Cheers!
    There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

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    LOL
    Cheers,
    Mike Philpott

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    Senior Member badmedicine's Avatar
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    thanks everyone!
    and "Shrimpy" thanks you too!
    I have a lot of Patients

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    glue them back on.

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    ... as long as you can still get the local channels... who cares... :
    It's not junk, it's un-assembled DIY!

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