06-09-2011, 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by redchigh
1. Have long life-span. RCS and ghost shrimp don't live too long, but will reproduce in your tank without overpopulating. You'll never have to buy more.
2. Should be veggie. They eat algae and vegetarian food.
3. Should be able to survive without food & water change when I go for short vacations (eg. 1 week). (Of course if preparations are done before I leave) With live plants, no problem there.
4. Care level should be easy as I have never had aquarium before. As long as the tank is cycled, there should be no problems.
Well they dont eat Vegetarian food... just vegetables. Certainly you probably should not be feeding tofurkey to your shrimp...
I do agree shrimp is a good idea, but he/she asked for fish, and shrimp are not fish. Otherwise, snails would be a viable option too.