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  1. #1

    Default PH and Red Cherry Shrimp


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    I recently added a few Red Cherry Shrimp in my 10 gallon tank. I would like for them to breed if possible but the PH in my tank doesn't rise above 6.6. Is that too low for them?
    10 Gallon: Planted Red Cherry Shrimp
    65 Gallon: Planted South American Community
    30 Gallon: Planted Bolivian Ram Tank




    Reduce The Stress....Cycle Fishless!

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    Shrimp and snail junkie... What can I say, I like the little things in life.


  3. #3

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    Thanks, it did help. My PH may be too low but we'll see as I may need to try and raise it a little for my fish. It keeps dropping
    10 Gallon: Planted Red Cherry Shrimp
    65 Gallon: Planted South American Community
    30 Gallon: Planted Bolivian Ram Tank




    Reduce The Stress....Cycle Fishless!

  4. #4

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    also...the fish in your tank may eat the little shimp once they are born....is the tank planted?? if it is really well planted then the chances of them surviving are very high.

    good luck.

  5. #5

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    I do have plants in my tank but it's not heavily planted. Hopefully it has enough plants in there to keep any baby shrimp alive if we ever have any.
    10 Gallon: Planted Red Cherry Shrimp
    65 Gallon: Planted South American Community
    30 Gallon: Planted Bolivian Ram Tank




    Reduce The Stress....Cycle Fishless!

  6. #6

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    Lots of java moss! They need places to hide even the adults after molting need a place to hide.

    The ph in my tanks is 7, I think hiding places are the most important

  7. #7

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    Guess I need to get some java moss but I have heard that it can get pretty out of control in your tank. Is that true?
    10 Gallon: Planted Red Cherry Shrimp
    65 Gallon: Planted South American Community
    30 Gallon: Planted Bolivian Ram Tank




    Reduce The Stress....Cycle Fishless!

  8. #8

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    RAK - DemonShark CONGRATULATIONS DADDY - Lady Hobbs for new bed - Lady Hobbs for new wife - Lady Hobbs to remodel steps - Lady Hobbs 
    To get bigger house? - Lady Hobbs Thanks for the shrimp!! They ROCK! - richberstler My Hero - Lady Hobbs guess what this is for?  LOL - Lady Hobbs Thanks for the plant help!!! Rep coming too!!! - jbeining75 
    Sorry for the loss.. Hope you feel better Gene!! - jbeining75 Thanks for becoming a mod - William Congratulations on Moderator Status! - Tolley To your Modship - Lady Hobbs thanks - mitcore 
    Keep your chin up. Your wife is in our prayers. - ILuvMyGoldBarb Thinking of you during this difficult time x - Fishalicious Your wife deserves a treat! - Rue No Message - Algenco No Message - Algenco 
    Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - Algenco Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - Algenco Myasthenia Gravis - Ovarian Cancer - Sexual Assault - Substance Abuse - Algenco Emphysema - Lung Cancer - Lung Disease - Multiple Sclerosis - Algenco Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - Algenco 

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    Quote Originally Posted by kurly
    Guess I need to get some java moss but I have heard that it can get pretty out of control in your tank. Is that true?
    I have moss walls, moss rocks, clumps stuffed behind sponge filters, etc. I never never felt it was out of control. Just like any plant it needs an occasional trim.

    I really like the mosses, I have java,weeping, Taiwan, and my favorite fissiden.

  9. #9

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    I do have three rocks in my tank. I could attach some moss to one of them to see how it goes.
    10 Gallon: Planted Red Cherry Shrimp
    65 Gallon: Planted South American Community
    30 Gallon: Planted Bolivian Ram Tank




    Reduce The Stress....Cycle Fishless!

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