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    We're looking to add a third tank, but this time without fish -- just watery critters. Currently there are amano, cherry red, and bumblebee shrimps; nerite, trumpet, and basic pond snails (on purpose!) assorted around in the current two.

    Other than various shrimps and snails, the dwarf frogs... is there anything else that could be kept in a non-fishy community? I can't think of anything, and not much comes up in searches, I don't know if I'm using the correct words and/or phrases...

    All planted freshwaters, btw. The third tank would likely be 10 gallons, so obviously small species. Unless there is something large out there that my husband couldn't possibly resist -- I'm still pulling for that 75.



    Thanks, if you've input. ;)

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    The only thing that you haven't mentioned yet is one of those blue lobsters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by talldutchie
    The only thing that you haven't mentioned yet is one of those blue lobsters.
    I'm concerned a crayfish would eat anything else I tried to put in there with him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by clichepithet
    I'm concerned a crayfish would eat anything else I tried to put in there with him.
    That's a good one LOL, and a legitimate concern.
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    What about dwarf orange crayfish? (CPOs)

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    How about an otter? Oh wait, tank is too small!

    Crayfish came to mind, too...
    Fiiiiiiiiiiissssshhhhhh!

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    Dam, I was going to suggest an Otter too.

    You've pretty much covered the bases tbh.

    I'd suggest 2 different types of shrimp that won't interbreed, maybe 3 if you can get a non interbreeding mix.


    Maybe something like CRS, Bumblebees and Amanos?

    It's ages since I looked into it so I can't remember what can breed with what.
    Used to try and keep track of my fish here.....

    Ran out of room and time!!!

    Instead I'll tell you the best piece of fishkeeping equipment ever....... Algae Scrubber :)

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    This is a good chart to consult if you plan multiple shrimp species:

    http://aquarium-shops.com/wp-content...-chart-JPG.jpg (it's big!)

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    Ah ha, I was trying to find that earlier to link it up!

    Nice one :)
    Used to try and keep track of my fish here.....

    Ran out of room and time!!!

    Instead I'll tell you the best piece of fishkeeping equipment ever....... Algae Scrubber :)

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    Sometimes the amazing number of favorites in my webbrowser contains soemthing useful.

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