Wow, talk about a collosus! I went to the pet store yeterday and saw my first bamboo shrimp in person. There was a group of 7 of them and the smallest was 3" long and as big as my pinky finger, and the biggest was a whopping 4.5" and as big around as my index finger. I had never seen fresh water shrimp that large and the price reflected it at $10 each.

I was very tempted to buy one, but good sense took over when I realized I knew nothing about them. The tag on the tank said they do better in groups, but the store worker said most people bought them one at a time.

Does anyone here have experience with these beasts and could give a quick run down of how to care for them and what they need?