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    Shrimp

    One of my shrimp have molted, is this good or bad, is there any way to help my system if this is bad, thanks

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    Molting is a perfectly natural and healthy thing

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    Perfect thats all I need to know, thanks

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    also its fine to leave the molt in the tank, it gets recycled.
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    I pulled it out, I was pist , I thought my other shrimp ate this one, then I saw the other one, then the second one molted lookes really cool, I kepted the the second ones molt in the tank.

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    Think of it like a snake shedding its skin, perfectly natural.

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    also, molthing is a sign of good health.
    congrats Mine molts once in a while, its nice to see the old shell.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
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