Cherry Shrimp Acting Strange? Question

Discussion in 'Freshwater Invertebrates' started by Kanc3, Jun 20, 2018.

  1. Kanc3

    Kanc3 New Member Member

    Hi guys I have a planted tank with 3 yamato shrimp, 2 hillstream loach, and around 10+ cherry shrimp(maybe more bcz some are breeding) in a 7.8 gallon tank.
    Today I just found out a cherry shrimp being strange and other are doing fine.
    May i know anyone have faced this before? it kind like swimming circle but in vertical way, if I didnt touch him he also will do it sometime but most of the time he just standing and do nothing.Sorry for bad recording because it was behind the tank and I tried my best.
     
  2. WTFish?

    WTFish? Well Known Member Member

    Mine swim like this sometimes on their own, also they will kind of sit and do nothing during a molt, maybe he’s getting ready for that....does he eat ok?
     
  3. leftswerve

    leftswerve Well Known Member Member

    It's probably swimming like that because you're poking at it.
     
  4. OP
    OP
    Kanc3

    Kanc3 New Member Member

    ya he eating ok i also think he maybe going molt

    maybe around few weeks ago i poked him(bcz he like laying down on the ground i though he died) he also swim probably nowadays dont know why become like this. but i will keep looking for him
     




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