Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion
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 01-03-2018, 01:45 PM   #1
Owp
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: UK
Posts: 98
Cherry shrimp in filter

I have just added cherry shrimp to my 60 litre tank and 2 are babies and 1 slightly bigger. I just noticed one just go into the filter and I cannot see the others but they are very hard to see anyway because they are so small. Should I let them swim out of the filter on their own or get them out?
__________________

__________________
Owp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2018, 10:26 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
kashif314's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 1,199
Quote:
Originally Posted by Owp View Post
I have just added cherry shrimp to my 60 litre tank and 2 are babies and 1 slightly bigger. I just noticed one just go into the filter and I cannot see the others but they are very hard to see anyway because they are so small. Should I let them swim out of the filter on their own or get them out?
Get them out
__________________

__________________
kashif314 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2018, 02:04 AM   #3
Owp
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: UK
Posts: 98
Quote:
Originally Posted by kashif314 View Post
Get them out


But wonít they just go back in again?
__________________
Owp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2018, 08:19 AM   #4
ZxC
Aquarium Advice FINatic
 
ZxC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: London, ON
Posts: 845
What kind of filter, I'm a big fan of using these over my intakes on my shrimp tanks.

https://www.petsmart.ca/fish/filters...e-5147341.html
__________________
____________________________________________

If it were easy we wouldn't be here
ZxC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2018, 11:13 AM   #5
Owp
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: UK
Posts: 98
Cherry shrimp in filter

Quote:
Originally Posted by ZxC View Post
What kind of filter, I'm a big fan of using these over my intakes on my shrimp tanks.

https://www.petsmart.ca/fish/filters...e-5147341.html


I have mechanical filtration if thatís what you mean. Would this mean Iíd need to get an air pump for a sponge filter?
__________________
Owp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2018, 11:19 AM   #6
ZxC
Aquarium Advice FINatic
 
ZxC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: London, ON
Posts: 845
Quote:
Originally Posted by Owp View Post
I have mechanical filtration if thatís what you mean. Would this mean Iíd need to get an air pump for a sponge filter?
Uhm.... no.... its a prefilter sponge, not a stand alone filter, meaning it goes before your filter.
__________________
____________________________________________

If it were easy we wouldn't be here
ZxC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2018, 12:09 PM   #7
Owp
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: UK
Posts: 98
Cherry shrimp in filter

Quote:
Originally Posted by ZxC View Post
Uhm.... no.... its a prefilter sponge, not a stand alone filter, meaning it goes before your filter.


Oh right I see I canít actually see the shrimp in the filter as it is very large and hard to see into because itís quite cloudy but I donít think theyíre in there. They must be hiding somewhere they are very small so I might not see them until theyíve ground or have the confidence to come out of the hiding place.
__________________
Owp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2018, 02:11 PM   #8
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 416
What kind of filter are you running, picture would be good. As for the sponge you put it on the wnd of your intake tube - personally just use one of my inserts with a hole made in the middle
__________________
earhtmother is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2018, 02:14 PM   #9
ZxC
Aquarium Advice FINatic
 
ZxC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: London, ON
Posts: 845
Quote:
Originally Posted by earhtmother View Post
What kind of filter are you running, picture would be good. As for the sponge you put it on the wnd of your intake tube - personally just use one of my inserts with a hole made in the middle
They are running a mechanical filter, most likely a HOB
__________________
____________________________________________

If it were easy we wouldn't be here
ZxC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2018, 04:15 PM   #10
Owp
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: UK
Posts: 98
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZxC View Post
They are running a mechanical filter, most likely a HOB


It isnít a hang on back filter it is fully submerged itís a juwel bioflow filter. When I looked inside I couldnít see the shrimp so I just assume they are hiding somewhere so Iím not sure what to do.
__________________

__________________
Owp is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
cherry, cherry shrimp, filter, 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
Swap: Want to trade Cherry shrimp for cherry shrimp Mr Krabs Classifieds 0 08-05-2016 10:46 PM
Wanted: red cherry shrimp yellow shrimp flower shrimp Nikachu0315 Archive 2 02-28-2013 10:11 AM
Red Cherry Shrimp, Snowball Shrimp, Yellow Shrimp For Sale bs6749 Archive 30 09-16-2009 12:56 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.