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Hello! My name is Sharon and I'm new here. I hope to get advice and identifying if my shrimp has a disease?

 

This little cherry shrimp has white from the middle of the body to the tail. I read it was a disease? It's the only one like that... I noticed this maybe 1 week ago. He is still very active. Doesn't look sick at all except for that color.

 

Can someone help me I'd please? Thank you in advance!4ce4f4e0e32c768c457064510789da44.jpg34a22f4536812f6e5070cd63f3340110.jpgf468a92a8a8170fc725071e2c2cb60c6.jpg

 

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Hi miss_sharon. It looks like muscular necrosis to me. I'm not too familiar with this disease, but I'll share what I've heard from my research. It sounds like it occurs either due to stress from the environment (improper parameters for example) or bacterial infection. From what I've heard (and I've heard this quite a few times) muscular necrosis can only be spread to other shrimp if the infected shrimp dies and the other shrimp eat from the diseased flesh of the shrimp. I've also heard that it can be passed on genetically to offspring, possibly if the berried female is the one with the condition? 

 

Sorry that I can't give you more concrete info. I don't like to recommend or suggest something unless I'm fairly sure of it, but from the pictures it looks like muscular necrosis. This article https://skfaquatics.com/forum/topic/5052-shrimp-diseases-and-diagnosis/ lists quite a few of the common diseases/parasites that affect shrimps if you'd like to check it out. Hope this helps and hope you're able to fix the problem!

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Hi miss_sharon. It looks like muscular necrosis to me. I'm not too familiar with this disease, but I'll share what I've heard from my research. It sounds like it occurs either due to stress from the environment (improper parameters for example) or bacterial infection. From what I've heard (and I've heard this quite a few times) muscular necrosis can only be spread to other shrimp if the infected shrimp dies and the other shrimp eat from the diseased flesh of the shrimp. I've also heard that it can be passed on genetically to offspring, possibly if the berried female is the one with the condition? 
 
Sorry that I can't give you more concrete info. I don't like to recommend or suggest something unless I'm fairly sure of it, but from the pictures it looks like muscular necrosis. This article https://skfaquatics.com/forum/topic/5052-shrimp-diseases-and-diagnosis/ lists quite a few of the common diseases/parasites that affect shrimps if you'd like to check it out. Hope this helps and hope you're able to fix the problem!
Oh no!! That's what I was afraid of. Maybe it from high temperature that may have caused bacterial bloom... Thanks for your reply and for the link. I will probably separate it.

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