Can too much prime affect my ghost shrimp

  1. Redman Initiate Member

    I have been doing water changes 25% twice a week in my 16 gallon tank and adding a couple of drops per gallon.
    Last week I did a 50 %water change and I think I might have put more prime then I need it. My platys are doing fine but the my shrimp are acting weird. Did the prime really affect them?


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  2. virusmk Well Known Member Member

    In an emergency you can dose 5x 1ml per 10g is recomended. But one off it.should not be a problem.

    It can have some sideeffects but be ok for most of times
     

  3. ricmcc Well Known Member Member

    I believe that a drop of any non viscous fluid does work out to be about 1 ml, so you might consider using 1 drop per gallon rather than two.
    I know nothing of shrimp, other than cleaning them prior to serving them can be a pain, but I have never heard of anyone having difficulties with Prime and their shrimp, for whatever that is worth.-rick