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Old 12-12-2010, 02:57 PM   #11
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Thank you for all of the input, everyone!

I ended up picking up 5 ghost shrimp last night at my LFS, so we will see what happens. They swam around a bit last night but I've only seen two out and about today...They seem to like hanging at the base of the Rotala plants in the back of my tank. The fish seem curious about them, but I've not seen anyone harrassing them, so hopefully the rest are just hiding some place where I can't see them!
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Old 12-12-2010, 03:08 PM   #12
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Not only are ghost shrimp great scavengers, but they are very entertaining to watch. Mine "play" throughout the full water column, and are active 90% of the time the lights are on. They can be a bit greedy when it comes to food, but they usually let go of part of their stockpile for a fish, just not each other. I think I paid $0.36 each for mine, and they definately are the best value in my tanks!!
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Good job getting the ghosts. I have them in some of our tanks, even our BW tank. Great cleaning crew and such fun to watch.
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Old 12-12-2010, 07:58 PM   #14
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Not only are ghost shrimp great scavengers, but they are very entertaining to watch. Mine "play" throughout the full water column, and are active 90% of the time the lights are on.
Hopefully mine do the same!

There are three out this evening instead of just the two I saw throughout the afternoon, so maybe they are getting more comfortable with their new home!
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Old 12-22-2010, 03:24 PM   #15
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It's been a week+ and my new ghosts are now very active within my tank...certainly entertaining to watch. Thinking of trying to get some RCS next time I am out. Anyone with opinions on what would be a good amount to get?
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