In this article you will learn how to introduce shrimps in your aquarium via drip acclimation method.
Things you will need:
- U Clip
- Airline Tubing - 10 Feet
- Air controller
Step 1 :
Take the air tube and attached the U Clip on one end and air controller on the other end.
Step 2 :
Keeping the water level to a minimum, Drain the extra water, Keep the Shrimp/Fish bag on the ground or transfer the shrimps into a container.
Step 3 :
Hang the U clip on the aquarium and controller facing inside the container, you may want to place a tray underneath so avoid any spillage.
Step 4 :
Siphon some water from the air controller and set the air controller to 1 bubble per second (+/-). Leave the drip for about 2 hours.
Step 5 :
After about 2 hours the water should be 250%-300% volume of the container. Now its time to introduce the shrimps into the aquarium.
Step 6 :
Remove the air tubing drip. Take the container and drain the water with shrimps into a net.
Step 7 :
Introduce the shrimps into your aquarium.
Do not put shrimp water into the aquarium.
Watch the drip every 15 mins to avoid any flooding.
The best time to introduce shrimps should be in evening after the lights have turned off.
- Kshitij Gupta