Citycode01 Posted November 6, 2015 Report Share Posted November 6, 2015 Hi guys, Last night I was a witness of quite a brutal scene in my tank. Everything was fine in the begging. One of the large female mischling moulted and all population of males start to flying around look for her. She managed to escape without any problems. In a couple of hour I was going to check on her how she doing and I found her quite weak and out of energy , she barely escaping the males and then three males managed to got her in the corner and were trying to do he, they were very aggressive and pinching her quite hard, I decided to separated her and gone for 5 minutes to get my breading box from the cupboard and when I got back it was too late, she was almost dead. when I took her out I noticed she had few legs missing, she had one large part of the shell missing and all antennas missing. She died in a few hours. I've got a video about 1 min before I gone to get a breeding box, but I feel so guilty I didn't make it on time so I probably wouldn't upload it here, it's quite brutal if be honest. I think normally shrimps quite armoured and that wouldn't be a problem except if they just freshly moult. My question is do I have to reduce the males number in the tank because I think they are too many of them and females had a hard time when they moult? I think I only need like 1:4 male female ratio? Is this correct? Vpier 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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