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Old 06-03-2012, 11:54 PM   #1
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Shrimp set up

I'm setting up my old 20gal long tank to try and breed some RCS. I picked up four today. Still early in setup though, I'll post more pics as I add to it.
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Old 06-06-2012, 03:34 PM   #2
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What kind of shrimp are those?
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Old 06-06-2012, 03:38 PM   #3
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Red cherry shrimp! Nice id get about 20 for them to breed at the fastest rate
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Is it even possible for them to breed in the home setup? I pick them up at petsmart for .33 each for my "cleaner crew"
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Idk if you're getting red cherry shrimp I'f you're only paying .33$ I think you might be talking about ghost shrimp. And yeah cherrys are among the easiest to breed. Just leave em alone and they do their business!
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Sweet. Yeah i have ghost shrimp, the guy at the petstore said they might or might not breed, probably not, even though i got like a dozen. I am now starting to like these guys along with my albino corys, they do a good job as cleanup crew for my tanks.
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Old 06-06-2012, 04:35 PM   #7
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Where do you get red cherry shrimp?
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Old 06-06-2012, 04:41 PM   #8
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I got my RCS via Aquabid.
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If I were you, I'd cover the intake of the filter with a sponge or panty hose. Otherwise your little shrimplets can easily get sucked up.
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Old 06-07-2012, 11:28 AM   #10
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I pick mine up at a local store
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