Crazyfishlady Posted December 14, 2014 Report Share Posted December 14, 2014 Well I woke to a horrible disaster! I have a 20 high cool water tank with some minnows, a clown pleco and the bue and yellow neos I had got (before I knew anything about shrimp and inter breeding). I have had nothing but problem after problem with this tank (I have 3 other betta tanks that are perfectly fine and now the 10 gallon snowball tank that is doing great). I won't list the problems I have had, but I'm guessing it started with things that came in on plants and has been a constant battle since. So, this morning I woke up to a water grave yard So, I grabbed equipment and gloves and started to completely gut the tank. And I did, I found 3 survivors... 2 blue shrimp and one yellow. I was shocked. I quickly grabbed a 1.5 tank that I use as a hospital tank for my bettas. I dosed the water with prime, scooped out some water from a healthy betta tank, yanked some flame moss out of the snowball tank... added some ripped up IAL and some alder cones and plopped the shrimp in. UGH! This tank has no heater, no filter.. but I don't want to put them in with the snowballs in case these ones are infected with one of the many issues I was dealing with in that tank. How long do you think they will last in there? How long until I can be sure they don't have anything contagious? I really don't want to mix them with my snowballs but their heath is more important, so I will until I can get a healthy tank set up to separate them, I just don't know how long it's safe to keep them in the hospital tank or how long to wait to know they are safe to put with the others. Thanks! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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