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  1. Default flower/wood/bamboo shrimp

    0 Not allowed!
    I am considering getting some of these guys.Ive had them before in a non planted too cold tank and they actually lived for a few months.They also did not have any threats in that tank.The tank I would like to put them in is a heavily planted 58 gal with a large angel a big bala shark and a whole bunch of diamond and glo lite tetra as well as a large group of cory and 2 raph cats.My water specs are
    ph 6.8
    nitrate 3-5
    nitite and ammo 0 of course
    semi hard water.
    So,with the above info what do you all think of the above mentioned shrimps chances of doing well in my tank.As usual,experienced advice is most welcome!

  2. Default

    0 Not allowed!
    Bamboo shrimp are very timid, and do not seem happy with any large or active fish. Heavily planted is a definite plus, and will help them feel more secure, but I'm still rather worried about your Bala.
    Why would you eat bad ice cream?

  3. #3


    0 Not allowed!
    I would not do it. They are too expensive to end up as a bala or raphael snack.
    Aquarist since 1995
    Biologist and Published Author in Multiple Aquarium Magazines
    Owner: Aquarium Maintenance Company
    Advanced Aquarium Concepts: Articles about many aspects of aquarium care.

  4. Default

    0 Not allowed!
    thanks for the info!I have given up on the idea.

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