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Old 02-17-2007, 05:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Shrimp -- different types

I don't have a lot of shrimp, just several dozen of cherry reds that seem to be multiplying very well. At least it doesn't seem like I have a lot of them since they are spread out in larger tanks. I also have a few ghost shrimp. They all seem to be great bottom cleaners and co-exist well with certain types of fish. Some other fish I don't think they would do well with, goldfish, for example, would probably love them--for a meal!

I would be interested in a short forum discussion on the topic of shrimp. There are at least a couple of other members who have lots of shrimp, understand them well, know which ones are easy to care for and which are a real challenge. Some, I understand can be switched from salt water to fresh water but won't breed in fresh water (could be wrong on that).

So, those of you who have a real interest in shrimp, what do you like about them, what can you say about the different kinds of shrimp, how hard are those different kinds to care for, etc.???

Don
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