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    update:10:00pm 17/5/2013 No sign of any hydra life, all dead. 25% water change and carbon in filter. Dosing of treatment stopped. Hopefully will be able to add nerite snails back in soon. Also a new batch of baby shrimp :D

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    Sorry for the lack of updates recently, this has bee due to several university exams. I have had no more news regarding the shrimp so I assume that everything is fine. I will be able to provide a detailed update after the 24th as this is when I will be back home.

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    The snails have been back in for nearly a week and they have even laid eggs. I know they won't hatch but surely this is a sign that they are healthy?
    However both of the snails have become very inactive, one has not moved from a 1inch squared bit of the aquarium wall and the other was on its back for a good few hours at least until I noticed and flipped it back over. It has not moved for a few hours either, what is wrong with them?
    Is this an after affect of the fenbendazole treatment?
    They have hardly eaten, a week or two ago the aquarium sides were spotless, now there is a build up of algae.

    I do one or two 25% water changes a week depending on the test kit readings and the shrimp seem lively as ever. They are eating well and breeding fast.

    My parameters are:
    Ammonia 0
    Nitrite 0
    Nitrate 0
    P.h 7.6

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    Have you removed the carbon yet?...I do not know the effects of the fenbendazole on the shrimp, I'm sure an expert will be along shortly to advise
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    I assumed the carbon had been removed as I asked my dad to this this before placing the snails back in. I have just checked and the carbon had not removed so I have just removed it.

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    Over two months since the treatment occurred. The shrimp are thriving but any type of nerite snail does not survive more than two days in the tank. Have found a snail which is not effected by the fenbendazole so i would call this a success.
    • 20 gallon: Posh shrimp tank:2 panda taiwan bee shrimp, 14 F1 hybrid bee shrimps and 30 taitibee
    • 15 gallon:High tech planted tank with 7 forktail rainbow fish, 4 horned nerite snails and red cherry shrimp

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    Just thought I would do a little update for this.

    The red cherry tank is still going strong. I would estimate at any one time I can see around 50 shrimp so I am guess there is plenty more hiding away. Also, I finally found a snail that wasn't affected by the febendazole treatment, my lfs call them longnose snails and they have settled in quite nicely.
    • 20 gallon: Posh shrimp tank:2 panda taiwan bee shrimp, 14 F1 hybrid bee shrimps and 30 taitibee
    • 15 gallon:High tech planted tank with 7 forktail rainbow fish, 4 horned nerite snails and red cherry shrimp

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