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post #1 of 2 Old 05-28-2012, 09:35 AM Thread Starter
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Question how many for my tank

I have a 5 gallon tank and I was wondering if I can add a yellow shrimp to it. I have 2
Black Yucatan Mollies in it now and want to make sure that they will not bother the shrimp.
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post #2 of 2 Old 05-28-2012, 03:52 PM
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They will surely be eaten by the mollies, especially in such a small tank. Perhaps if the mollies were in an appropriately sized tank, the shrimp would have a shot at being able to sustain a colony. You would need to start with a decent number to give them a foothold.

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