Knowing the amount of Total Dissolved salts in the water is vital to keeping shrimps in fact any fishes . TDS, mostly bicarbonate, sodium, sulfate, and chloride )
High TDS in water affect gill and kidney functions that impact survivorship and size of fishes. . Freshwater Aquariums with high TDS will result in unsuccessful acclimation of shrimps/fish results in mortality .
The Dissolved salts in the tap water we get varies depending on the location . Knowing the TDS of water is vital to shrimp keeping ..
If you've read my previous blog you will know by now that I've spent lot of money and invested time killed hundreds of Shrimps before i succeeded.This is completely based out of my experience and success. Lets Start off with the most basic thing Choosing a Fish tank .
Tank Size - I would recommend 4 gallon and above tank. Considering the bio-load and maintenance .The more the water the less chances of water contamination due to overfeeding ,dead shrimp
Tank Location - The Tank location is key to happy and successful shrimp keepin...