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    The gammarus feed off anything as in anything. They might not be the absolute best choice if the tank is to have live plants. I've heard stories of them getting introduced accidentally, multiplying like crazy and then ravaging plants once their original food source ran out.

    EDIT: whoops looks like you just realized that yourself.

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    The tank is definitely going to have live plants. Scuds are nice 'till they eat all your plants up.

    My ghosts pick at moss now and then, but they don't really eat it.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
    29 sw: Damsel, shrimpgoby, pistol shrimp, waspfish
    65 fw: Rummies, glowlight tetras, pencilfish, darters, ottos, f betta, goby, dwarf gourami, ninjas
    29 fw: Chili rasboras, pygmy cories, P. Gertrudae

  3. #13

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    Yep it's true they can get out of control. I kept them in a plastic bin and just dump plant trimmings and other random stuff to feed them. Mainly use them for feeding. Fish and fry do real well with live foods.

  4. #14

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandz View Post
    Ya know you are probably right Dutchie... Its a sucker mouthed cat but I have heard stories. I am more thinking young shrimp than anything.
    Young are fair game for just about anything. Shrimp do really well in my tank where the biggest fish is the group of harlequins. Those will start hunting shrimplets when they're hungry but can't take adolescent shrimp.
    I think if you got the cover and you start with a dozen there's a good chance (but no certainty) that something like a cherry shrimp will establish a colony.

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    I'm planning to get a lot of random mutt cherries and put them in there, then just hope they can breed without all the babies getting eaten. I might stash some in a breeder net just in case.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
    29 sw: Damsel, shrimpgoby, pistol shrimp, waspfish
    65 fw: Rummies, glowlight tetras, pencilfish, darters, ottos, f betta, goby, dwarf gourami, ninjas
    29 fw: Chili rasboras, pygmy cories, P. Gertrudae

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    not sure if it was posted yet, but the bn could potentially eat some of the rcs, i doubt they would eat the adults but babies could be a prime snack . BNs are omnivores after all. and neons are micor predators, they will eat anything that will at least half fit in their mouths. thats why many people use them as live barer's population control.

    now here comes the onslaught of BNs not eating the RCS....
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    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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