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  1. #1

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    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.

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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,

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    All new tank inhabitants need an adjustment period - it sounds like your shrimp is doing what it's supposed to.

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    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.

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