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kitten_penang 07-22-2012 05:09 PM

my amanos are magically laden with eggs
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:-D i'm so happy people said amanos only will hatch their eggs in brackish water. my tank is a fully planted and fully matured 2 year old old amanos were blue and huge ( they passed when i went on vacation ) the new amonos we're reddish somehow and are smaller as they were very young when purchased.bought them from the same lfs and same yes i'm 100% sure they are amano shrimps. i don't know if the color difference is causing it to spawn in soft water.i can only guess but i'm so happy they did.

SeaHorse 07-22-2012 07:40 PM

Very Cool!!!!!! Yeah for baby shrimpies!!

kitten_penang 07-22-2012 08:28 PM

yup i can't wait to see more amanos in my tank ^.^

Olympia 07-22-2012 09:58 PM

They do breed, but I'm pretty positive that the larvae can only develop in brackish conditions. Like nerite snails. :/

kitten_penang 07-23-2012 01:09 AM

hmm.. i'm going to try and see if the babies do well in the tank without re-housing it in a brackish it's impossible to catch a single shrimp in a heavily planted 4 footer

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