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Old 10-15-2014, 08:01 PM   #1
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Harlequin Shrimp in 2 gallon

Hello, I just got hold of a 2 gallon tank, and want to fill it up with corals and some Harlequin Shrimp. Is it possible to keep them in a 2 gallon? I will do water change from my main tank
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Possible yes advised not so much


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How are you going to keep it fed?
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Anything's possible. But this is just something I wouldn't try at all. Although they're quite small, they do best as mated pairs and are quite fussy eaters. In doing so, I think this would be a great example of survive vs. thrive, if you could get and keep them eating.


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harlequin shrimp in a 2 gal tank no way it would starve in a week
another factor harlequin's are active 2g don't have a big enough foot print to support this shrimp
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There are many reasons I would not advise this. All shrimp are sensitive to water variation and a small tank does nothing but vary. Shrimp are very hard to keep long term in tiny systems. Wish it was different.


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