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    Unhappy Can ghost shrimp get ick?


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    So I'm not sure if my guppy has ick, it's only 1 white spot larger than a grain of salt on top of her head. She's the only one out of 2-10gl tanks full of guppys, fry and some new ghost shrimp I bought 3 days ago. They would be the only new things that have been introduced to either tank for at least 6 months. Haven't had any other problems (besides a java moss disintegrating into the gravel and turning everything in 1 tank brown spotted!) Any ideas or thoughts will be appreciated! thanks in advance the "other" Cindy lol

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    Shrimp don't get ich, but if the tank they came from has ich in it, it is a good possibility the ich traveled with them from LFS to your tank.
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    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Yes, mommy1 is correct. That's how your guppy got sick.

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    One of the main reasons you do NOT want the water from the LFS getting into your tanks.
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    The theront stage of ich can settle on anything and transfer over to your tank. Shrimp don't get ich, but they can carry in the theront. Plants can carry ich as well, another reason to always quarantine. Here is a really good article about ich (and I didn't even write it) http://www.skepticalaquarist.com/ichthyophthirius
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
    Dear naps, sorry I hated you so much when I was a child... Love me

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    Thanks for the advice! I was trying to get the lil buggers in after setting them in the tanks for awhile but they are faster then these crippled hands can react! Splosh! goes the bag and all! Should of had them on the clip on hangers like slap does but no, I wasn't thinking so it's my fault I reckon Should shrimp be quarantined? For some reason I just didn't think they did lol

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    We all have accidents happen, so don't fret over it

    I've never QT'd shrimp, just acclimated, netted, and put into my tanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by mommy1 View Post
    The theront stage of ich can settle on anything and transfer over to your tank. Shrimp don't get ich, but they can carry in the theront. Plants can carry ich as well, another reason to always quarantine. Here is a really good article about ich (and I didn't even write it) http://w ww.skepticalaquarist.com/ichthyophthirius
    Spent the rest of my time reading that article, was very interesting, thanks for the link. I also had to check out the rest of the site and the other links in the article lol fell asleep at the computer again! Good thing I was in bed already! lol I do this all the time, lol

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    The skeptical aquarist has many interesting articles with good information. I often "get lost" there too.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Sorry for the double post, but here is another good article from that site, this one is about qt'ing.http://www.skepticalaquarist.com/quarantine
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
    Dear naps, sorry I hated you so much when I was a child... Love me

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