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Old 09-29-2013, 07:13 PM   #1
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giant African shrimp

Hi, i haven't been on for a while so I thought I'd share a picture of my new shrimp my hubby bought me, his name is mozzi and he's blue but the pictures don't show up well and if anyone has any experience with these guy's that would be great

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They're just like bamboo shrimp, they're filter feeders. Make sure they have a place to perch with a good water flow, you'll see him fan out his filters to catch food particles. If you see him picking in the gravel, he's not getting enough food in his filters.

Look up vampire shrimp.
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Old 09-29-2013, 07:35 PM   #3
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They're just like bamboo shrimp, they're filter feeders. Make sure they have a place to perch with a good water flow, you'll see him fan out his filters to catch food particles. If you see him picking in the gravel, he's not getting enough food in his filters.

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Thanks, he sits on the coconut cave fanning so he seems to be doing fine. I've also been target feeding him every second day.
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Wow he looks cool. I've always wanted one but they're hard to find in Canada. Enjoy him!!!!

Is he solo or tank mates?
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Really kool looking shrimp! How big is he?
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Wow he looks cool. I've always wanted one but they're hard to find in Canada. Enjoy him!!!!

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Thanks! I hope things are well for you.
I bought him for my elephant nose tank but it didn't work out very well so he's been put in my 16gallon tank with my betta and apple snails and he's doing great in there
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Really kool looking shrimp! How big is he?
Thank you, he's about 2 inches at the moment, i really enjoy watching him he's different from my other shrimp.
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Wow that shrimp looks awesome. Would love to have some of those guys!
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Wow that shrimp looks awesome. Would love to have some of those guys!
Thanks! He's pretty cool to have, he's no fear lol he'll happily sit on your hand at cleaning time.
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Thanks! He's pretty cool to have, he's no fear lol he'll happily sit on your hand at cleaning time.
Must be neat. His color looks pretty sweet.
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