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    Default will bamboo shrimp mess with cories and ropefish


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    just got back from petco and fell in love with there large bamboo shrimp, I have the 75 comminity and will have 5 corys and 2 ropefish, just wondering if they will mess with them or if it is to many bottem dwelling fish.


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    I have 4 amano shrimp (about the same size as bamboos) and they grab pellets & other stuff from my cories - my family calls them the "bullies" - everyone gets to eat something but that's the way they are - don't know if bamboo shrimp are more docile or not.

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    thanks, yea that is what i was wondering, see the ropefish will be hard to feed unless food is right in front of them, so i was worring that the bamboos would take it from them


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    bamboo shrimp are filter feeders. They sit with their front legs in the current and filter fine particles to eat. They won't go after pellets or whatever unless they're starving.
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    yea i saw that on a caresheet, so what drop a sinking pellet down beside the intake of the HOB.. i belevie the caresheet on this site said you could do sinking pellets

    http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/shrimp/bamboo.php
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    yea i saw that on a caresheet, so what drop a sinking pellet down beside the intake of the HOB.
    If your filter is doing the job it is supposed to that won't work at all .

    In a mature tank there may be enough suitable organisms that no extra feeding is required.

    If not, While they may eat some crushed pellets or wafers . . . Having a daphnia culture, rotifers or powdered algae would be closer to optimal.
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