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Old 10-19-2020, 08:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I have an aquarium with tetraglo, zebrafish (also glo) and a guppy. I got them since the person who had them was gonna throw them away and I thought I could take care of them until I did my NPT.

Well, not only did they managed to kill my neocaridinas (which hid inside a rock 24/7) but starting eating the mosquito fern I added today. Is that a normal behavior? I've been wondering wtf is wrong. I knew fish would eat small baby shrimps but they were almost fully adults...and then floating plants?

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Old 10-19-2020, 09:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yep. Seems totally normal.
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Old 10-20-2020, 11:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Ouch...yes totally normal and dang, that's a stressful way to learn how those species act...shrimp are expensive
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Ouch...yes totally normal and dang, that's a stressful way to learn how those species act...shrimp are expensive <img src="https://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forumapc/images/smilies/icon_eek.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Shocked" class="inlineimg" />
Yeah...my reaction was "these mf just cost me $60 bucks". I don't even like them that much...but the "glo" part entertains my kids. But I wanna teach them the beauty of a Walstad method tank with some fish, snails and shrimps...

Thankfully I was given a tank with shrimps so I'm trying to breed Neos (blues ones) and Caridinas (pandas).
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