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Blaxicanlatino 09-26-2008 11:58 AM

New to Rams
 
Ive done alot of research on Rams but I have no experience with them. now, I ask you all, should I get a Ram? My tank is a 10 gallon, about 8+ months old. it contains dwarf platys, 5 ghost shrimp, 1 amazon sword and multiple moneyworts. What do you think? I know im pushing it but i really want one :D

iamntbatman 09-26-2008 12:16 PM

How many dwarf platies? The ram might also kill your shrimp, but as long as the tank isn't heavily stocked with the platies I think it's do-able.

Blaxicanlatino 09-27-2008 11:25 PM

3 dwarf plats. i heard their not aggressive. but they will attack the shrimps?

iamntbatman 09-27-2008 11:52 PM

They might try to eat them, yep.

okiemavis 09-28-2008 12:11 AM

They probably can't eat a fully grown ghost shrimp- plus, ghost shrimp are hard to see, and therefore hard to chase. They will certainly eat young cherry shrimp and such, but you should be just fine with the ghost shrimp.


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