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Old 10-25-2006, 04:24 PM   #11
 
If you are looking for a alternative to shrinp in your agresive tank then maybe you should trie a large cobalt blue lobster-they are very cool looking
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Old 10-25-2006, 04:44 PM   #12
 
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Agreed, the ghost shrimp are inexpensive, but I tend to not like them as they are so invisible I am afraid i'll vacuum one up!
It also depends on what gravel you use; on my black gravel they show up quite nicely. :)
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Old 10-25-2006, 07:36 PM   #13
 
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If you are looking for a alternative to shrinp in your agresive tank then maybe you should trie a large cobalt blue lobster-they are very cool looking
won't they eat fish?
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Old 10-25-2006, 07:42 PM   #14
 
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If you are looking for a alternative to shrinp in your agresive tank then maybe you should trie a large cobalt blue lobster-they are very cool looking
I wouldn't go with lobsters or crayfish. Even if your fish are big, they will still attack your fish and eat smaller ones.
They are best kept by themselves.

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Oh one more thing you cant keep shrimp with angels they find them tastey- your safe with most fish but stay away from large tetras, and something a bit frisky llike the loach family.
Right. And my angelfish ate one bamboo shrimp before the warning pops.
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Old 10-26-2006, 11:50 AM   #15
 
Atleast others will learn from your misfortune- i boiled my shrimp lasnight- the ph probe went a bit crazy and upped the co2 and fried the shrimp pink, so thats £50 to replace them, damn it this isnt even the first time its happened- one day i will learn!
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