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Thread: New African Filter Shrimp
01-23-2013, 03:30 AM #1
New African Filter Shrimp
Got me an African filter shrimp!
However, hes been hiding in a very secluded and dark spot for the past two days. These shrimp typically hang out in the current and filter feed, hence the name. Now he/she could just be getting used to the surroundings which is completely reasonable, but as we approach 3+ days, I am beginning to worry just a bit.
01-23-2013, 03:46 AM #2
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maybe hes coming out during the nights to feed?
"The African Filter Shrimp should be kept in community fish tank with small,
peaceful fish or in a shrimp tank, throughout the day, they usually seek refuge under stones and among
plants so a well planted tanks is essential."
http://aquariumpassion.com/profiles/...er-shrimp.htmlKING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
gotta love them bunnies!
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01-23-2013, 02:08 PM #3
All new tank inhabitants need an adjustment period - it sounds like your shrimp is doing what it's supposed to.46 gal fw tank with black skirt tetras, neon tetras, spotted corys, green corys, 1 guppy, cherry barbs, otoclinus, snails & 4 amano shrimp - plastic & live plants
5 gal QT with green corys & 2 guppies
01-23-2013, 03:50 PM #4
I had a bamboo shrimp and he did the same thing. Perhaps he is hiding because he is trying to molt? I did find that my shrimp was more active at night.