Bamboo Shrimp Died

Discussion in 'Bamboo Shrimp' started by YoBoiBlaze, Sep 19, 2017.

  1. YoBoiBlaze

    YoBoiBlazeWell Known MemberMember

    Yesterday I bought a bamboo shrimp from my LPS, he was doing fine for the first day and then the next morning he was dead anyone have any ideas of why. My perimeters are all perfect nitrates nitrites ammonia are all at 0 PPM and my pH is 7.6 it's a 55 gallon. I heard that sometimes your tank can be to clean, and I don't know if that's the problem because my water is crystal clear. Any advice will help
     
  2. happydays623

    happydays623New MemberMember

    I don't think your tank can be to clean. Did you use the recommended introduction technique into the tank?
     
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    YoBoiBlaze

    YoBoiBlazeWell Known MemberMember

  4. Jrsyhomegrown87

    Jrsyhomegrown87Valued MemberMember

    Do you have a perch with a good current for it? Like driftwood, with a air stone blowing bubbles up it? They need a spot to sit with current so they can feed properly. But if all parameters were fine and you do, then most likely it wasn't doing so well before you purchased it. Also a contributing factor could be whether your LPS just got a fish shipment in. Sometimes the stress takes a couple days to cause a death, due to water parameter changes and stress of being shipped. Sorry to hear though, it sucks. I just lost one of mine to assassin snails. No more assassin snails to say the least.
     
  5. Tom Bowling

    Tom BowlingNew MemberMember

    I bought 4 of those suckers and none lasted more than a month. I don't know if they do good or not in a community, but I refuse to buy anymore.
     
  6. LongIslandFishGuy

    LongIslandFishGuyValued MemberMember

    Check out this video on how to keep Bamboo Shrimp healthy and happy!

     
  7. Aqua 59

    Aqua 59Well Known MemberMember

    So sorry for your loss.
     
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    YoBoiBlaze

    YoBoiBlazeWell Known MemberMember

    I posted this in September of last year lol your a little late
     
  9. DarkOne

    DarkOneFishlore VIPMember

    If you have 0 nitrates, your tank isn't cycled.

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    Ninja'd :eek:
     
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    YoBoiBlaze

    YoBoiBlazeWell Known MemberMember

    This post is from September 2017
     
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