Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 05-05-2005, 11:39 AM   #1
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Live Mysid Shrimp

Hey all.
Just a quick question. I was browsing ebay and found some live mysid shrimp for sale. You get 100 in the pack. Anyways, It say its good for gobies, seahorses, etc.. I'm not interested in it for those, but I do have a coral banded shrimp, a hermit crab (unknown species), blue damsel, pink psudochromis, some ricordea, star polyps, and yellow polyps.
The seller advertised that these shrimp will eventually reach a population, then begin to level off. Supposed to be decent cleaners too. I was wondering what if anything from my list would eat the live mysis shrimp, and what would be an acceptable amount to put into a 10 gallon tank? (i'm assuming even tho they are tiny, that 100 would just be too much since they reproduce)
TIA
-Stewie
__________________
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2005, 09:32 AM   #2
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
22 views and no one knows? Anyone??
-Stewie
__________________
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2005, 11:19 AM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: NJ
Posts: 2,111
If you threw 100 mysid shrimp into *my* tank the inhabitants would have it all but decimated in the span of about 5 minutes. I'd be surprised if one of them survived the night. Aslo shipping 100 I wouldn't be suprised if only 20 or so lived. But that's just a guess. I've only ever fed them frozen foods. I would only expect your pink psudo to be interested in them. Maybe (just maybe) the damsel.

22 people who are curious enough to find out what you're asking but nobody with an answer. I personally have never tried it!
__________________
Phyllis

Join the NJ Reef Club Today! Saving the world's reefs one living room at a time!
MACNA XXI Atlantic City, NJ September 25-27, 2009
Phyl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2005, 11:44 AM   #4
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Thanks Phyl.
I think i'm going to skip it because I have bristleworms in the tank now for my coral banded, I feed the 2 fish marine flakes, and the corals are doing well, so i guess there's no sense in possibly fouling my water.
-Stewie
__________________
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
live, rim, shrimp

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Buy Live Shrimp for Food Online or Fresh Shrimp from Publix? GatorDrew Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 3 01-07-2007 02:55 PM
live brine shrimp WaterPond Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 5 12-26-2006 11:18 PM
live brine shrimp.. Oceanicsublimat Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 9 08-10-2005 12:37 PM
got my mysid and amthipods!!!Link with pics kidkameleon3 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 0 03-24-2004 06:20 PM
found a live mysid and copeod dealer!!! kidkameleon3 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 4 03-15-2004 12:38 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:57 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.