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Old 02-19-2015, 02:16 PM   #1
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Ghost Shrimp as feeders?

Hey everyone.

Recently I've been looking into food sources other than frozen brine shrimp/bloodworms and flakes, and I was thinking about raising ghost shrimp in a separate tank as a food source alongside flakes.

My tank houses 3 bala sharks (1 adult and 2 still growing), an angelfish, a peacock eel, a golden dojo loach, and a black khuli loach.

I'm mainly interested in using the ghost shrimp to feed my balas, angel, and peacock eel (the eel only comes out in the middle of the night, I worry about him not being able to forage enough food).

Would my fish actually go for the shrimp? Or would they leave them alone, does anyone have any experience with these shrimp as feeders?
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Old 02-19-2015, 02:29 PM   #2
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They love the taste of shrimp as much as we do. My Angel luvs them very much.
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If you do some searching through the forum you will find many threads on this subject that may be helpful

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Alright, I'll look around. Guess I should've done that first.
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I have a fire eel that loves ghost shrimp I just went and bought 50 of them today!


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My inch long GBR craves the shrimp! I put in some small shrimp in that were supposed to be help clean but, instead they were all eaten up. All thirty of them! Highly recommend it the GBR's colors got really bold after eating the shrimp.


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My inch long GBR craves the shrimp! I put in some small shrimp in that were supposed to be help clean but, instead they were all eaten up. All thirty of them! Highly recommend it the GBR's colors got really bold after eating the shrimp.


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I have a tank of wild type(poor quality) cherry shrimp for this purpose.

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