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yippee 05-01-2009 01:51 AM

Ghost shrimp meet 5 gallon
 
How many ghost shrimp will live happily in a 5 gallon hex tank?

yippee 05-07-2009 01:28 AM

anybody?

IonBaller07 05-07-2009 04:30 PM

Im not sure but if its just them, and you have enough plants and such Im sure you could put 10-15. They don take much room.

SinCrisis 05-12-2009 05:32 PM

their bio-load is tiny. I'd say get around 6-8. They will breed eventually so i would recommend not getting too many to start. The max a 5 gallon hex would hold 15 max. But then again it still depends on your filtration and surface area and surface agitation.

yippee 05-13-2009 12:43 AM

I've heard they have aggression issues towards their own kind in small spaces, anyone know?

SinCrisis 05-13-2009 11:16 AM

yes, they do, but they don't really harm each other. Just start removing them when they start to overpopulate


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