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post #1 of 6 Old 07-03-2012, 01:32 PM Thread Starter
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What to keep with platy fry.

I've gotten into keeping platy fry. I had about 20 or so in a 10gallon tank with a 20g filter. I have a few ghost shrimp in the tank and i was wondering what else i could have in there, like a snail i assume. What would be the best snail for a tank like that?
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post #2 of 6 Old 07-05-2012, 01:55 AM
if you have things for it to eat ramhorns would be nice.if you have gravel mts.you might wanna keep and eye on the ghosties as they are scavengers and are know to nip on fish as they sleep.they might eat your fry given the chance

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if you have things for it to eat ramhorns would be nice.if you have gravel mts.you might wanna keep and eye on the ghosties as they are scavengers and are know to nip on fish as they sleep.they might eat your fry given the chance
Oh whoa. Didn't know my ghost shrimp posed such a threat! Looks like i might have to move em =/
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post #4 of 6 Old 07-06-2012, 05:48 AM
that woud be a good idea they get to about an inch.having rcs would be a nicer and better choice

5x2x2 aro,highfin bat,fei feng,ST,albino tinfoil,c.perch
4x1.5x1.5 planted tetras,harlequins,
otto,WMM,2 types of celebes rainbows,rcs,amano, bamboo,red ramhorns,MTS
3.5x2.5x2 flowerhorn,pleco
3x1.5x1.5 russel's lion,blue cleaner,sixline and leopard wrasse,maroon clown pair,green chromis,scorpion,tiger cowrie,turbo,lyretail anthias,jewel,anemone,star polyp,marbled and giant green mushi,zoa
2x1x1 nano sw shrimps
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post #5 of 6 Old 07-08-2012, 11:24 PM Thread Starter
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I've been going everywhere looking for RCS, but alas i can never find them.
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post #6 of 6 Old 07-09-2012, 02:27 AM
well tell the lfs you are looking for some and leave your contacts there just in case they do get some.

5x2x2 aro,highfin bat,fei feng,ST,albino tinfoil,c.perch
4x1.5x1.5 planted tetras,harlequins,
otto,WMM,2 types of celebes rainbows,rcs,amano, bamboo,red ramhorns,MTS
3.5x2.5x2 flowerhorn,pleco
3x1.5x1.5 russel's lion,blue cleaner,sixline and leopard wrasse,maroon clown pair,green chromis,scorpion,tiger cowrie,turbo,lyretail anthias,jewel,anemone,star polyp,marbled and giant green mushi,zoa
2x1x1 nano sw shrimps
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