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SharkBait1992
05-11-2010, 12:18 AM
one of my shrimp is berried but i think she may have dropped her eggs got 10 half inch shrimp for $1.50 they are all doing well and i hope to see baby shrimp swimming around soon

Wild Turkey
05-11-2010, 12:32 AM
awesome!

What species?

SharkBait1992
05-11-2010, 12:34 AM
not actually sure they werent labeled some have a blue tint and the rest are clear like ghost shrimp

ill post some pictures later

Wild Turkey
05-11-2010, 12:42 AM
Sometimes ghost shrimp can be blue from eating certain algae wafers and stuff, if they are large like ghost shrimp thats most likely what they are.


Some will breed in fw, some wont. The ones I keep become berried but the juvies wont mature without brackish water .

SharkBait1992
05-11-2010, 01:15 AM
http://si.dailybooth.com/pictures/large/89ee7b21b2e24a88b6a89e93130a440c_4793545.jpg

http://si.dailybooth.com/pictures/large/923f9e3f873c2451786c90449dc0cdd6_4793518.jpg

SharkBait1992
05-11-2010, 01:16 AM
they are all small right now and i hope the juvies live. i saw some young ones that were very tiny at the store

Wild Turkey
05-11-2010, 01:19 AM
Yea they are ghost shrimp. I dont know the different species by eye but there are a few that breed in fw so you may get lucky. Either way congrats!

SharkBait1992
05-11-2010, 01:35 AM
thanks :22:

SharkBait1992
05-12-2010, 03:03 AM
i have seen one baby shrimp it was so small but im not sure if its from my berried female. i think it was just accidentally scooped up when i was getting them.

annageckos
05-12-2010, 03:09 AM
I have found feeding spirulina, algea wafers and seaweed helps with the blue color. Exspecially the spirulina.

Jacko
05-12-2010, 04:24 AM
Yea they are ghost shrimp. I dont know the different species by eye but there are a few that breed in fw so you may get lucky. Either way congrats!

Obviously you don't know the different genus and families by eye either, those shrimp are definitely not ghosties, not even palaemonidae... I can't be 100% positive, but as far as I can tell they are a neocaridina of some sort, probably neocaridina sp. blue (http://www.petshrimp.com/neocaridinaspblue.php)

SharkBait1992
05-12-2010, 05:47 AM
I can't be 100% positive, but as far as I can tell they are a neocaridina of some sort, probably neocaridina sp. blue (http://www.petshrimp.com/neocaridinaspblue.php)

thats what they look like i think you are right

Lab_Rat
05-12-2010, 04:26 PM
I have to agree with Jacko as well, looks like a neocaridina sp.