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Thread: Shrimp help!

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    Ok well I got red cherry shrimp and I also got a planted tank and I wanted to add aquarium plant food but it has copper in it and i don't know if it will kill the shrimps. So what I'm trying to say is, would the copper kill my shrimps???

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    what is it exactly? A lot of forms of copper are not hazardous to shrimp - most fish foods have trace amount of a copper compound and shrimp gobble it up. Tell us what it is, though. Or... google "is (name of what you're using) shrimp safe" and I bet the question has already been asked and answered in several places on the internet.
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    Well in the plant food it just said it has copper and only has 0.14% percent of copper

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    what IS the plant food?

    Is it "Bob's Organic Plant Formula #47", or what?
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    Well it's aqueon plant food(liquid ferts)that provides macro and micro nutrients required by freshwater plants.

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    This stuff:
    http://www.aqueonproducts.com/produc...plant-food.htm

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    Maybe I am blind but... I am just not seeing the copper that is your cause for concern listed in the ingredients.

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