Thread: Shrimp Tank Owners Warning
07-15-2013, 01:29 PM #1
Shrimp Tank Owners Warning
Wanted to give a warning based on my experience
So I feed my RCS 2 small veggie/catfish sticks a day. It seemed everyday the food was disappearing and everyone was happy
Well I've been noticing a few shrimp deaths and overall not great activity in the tank, then I noticed the spot where I fed them was starting to turn white. So during my most recent pwc I deciding to try to vac up the mis colored substrate... well to my dismay I starting finding a layer of black rotting "stuff", it ended up being the diameter of a baseball....
And man did it smell bad in the bucket. I vac'd it all out and purchased a small glass ashtray from a local salvation army store ($1).
Moral of the story, with shrimp, use a feeding dish. I got lucky that i caught it and didn't lose the entire tank