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Thread: Iodine

  1. Default Iodine


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    I am getting my Cherry shrimp in a week, but I have a question. Do I need to use iodine?
    !~*Shockshockshad*~!
    30 gallon
    Heavily Planted SE Asian biotope
    -2 SAE's, 13 threadfin rainbows, 6 White Cloud Mtn. Minnows and a dwarf gourami

    12 gallon
    2 bamboo shrimp, couple cherry shrimp, 10 neons, 6 CPD's and 8 spotted rasboras

    75 gallon
    South American tank
    -1 Firemouth , 1 blue acara

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    And also, do they like to be in groups? Will 4-5 be enough? If they are only a dollar or 2, I will get 8-10, but if they are 5-6 dollars, I am only getting 4-5.
    !~*Shockshockshad*~!
    30 gallon
    Heavily Planted SE Asian biotope
    -2 SAE's, 13 threadfin rainbows, 6 White Cloud Mtn. Minnows and a dwarf gourami

    12 gallon
    2 bamboo shrimp, couple cherry shrimp, 10 neons, 6 CPD's and 8 spotted rasboras

    75 gallon
    South American tank
    -1 Firemouth , 1 blue acara

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    not necessary to supply iodine.

    Need shrimp?
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    I already special-ordered them at LFS. Thanks anyway!
    !~*Shockshockshad*~!
    30 gallon
    Heavily Planted SE Asian biotope
    -2 SAE's, 13 threadfin rainbows, 6 White Cloud Mtn. Minnows and a dwarf gourami

    12 gallon
    2 bamboo shrimp, couple cherry shrimp, 10 neons, 6 CPD's and 8 spotted rasboras

    75 gallon
    South American tank
    -1 Firemouth , 1 blue acara

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    they like to be in colonies, generally i think the rule is one shrimp per gallon, if there is not enough food for them they will kill each other.
    i have 3 glass shrimp in my 10g and they are doing very well, the two females sometimes fight, so i am guessing they like to establish territories.
    i also have a singapore wood shrimp
    and one or two algae eating blue shrimp, i got three, but i read most die after a week or two and i only see one most of the time.
    i am pretty sure they like drift wood, plants and java moss thats where i see them hanging out the most.
    they don't need iodine if you have hard water.
    and if you see little shrimp bits floating around don't freak out they do molt. (i freaked out at first, esp. when my wood shrimp was bright red and not active, then when i looked around my tank there was a huge molt right next to him.)

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    RAK - DemonShark CONGRATULATIONS DADDY - Lady Hobbs for new bed - Lady Hobbs for new wife - Lady Hobbs to remodel steps - Lady Hobbs 
    To get bigger house? - Lady Hobbs Thanks for the shrimp!! They ROCK! - richberstler My Hero - Lady Hobbs guess what this is for?  LOL - Lady Hobbs Thanks for the plant help!!! Rep coming too!!! - jbeining75 
    Sorry for the loss.. Hope you feel better Gene!! - jbeining75 Thanks for becoming a mod - William Congratulations on Moderator Status! - Tolley To your Modship - Lady Hobbs thanks - mitcore 
    Keep your chin up. Your wife is in our prayers. - ILuvMyGoldBarb Thinking of you during this difficult time x - Fishalicious Your wife deserves a treat! - Rue No Message - Algenco No Message - Algenco 
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    I have 2 - 10g tanks of cherries, each has at least 250
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    250 cherry shrimp per 10 gallon holy cow algenco got any pics.... sorry to hijack....
    75 Gallon South Cichlid: Tiger Oscar and Jack Dempsey

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    Quote Originally Posted by Algenco
    I have 2 - 10g tanks of cherries, each has at least 250
    algenco knows what he is talking about.
    i guess i was was thinking about the research i did on my glassies. they are much bigger.

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