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Matty_808 06-14-2007 02:39 PM

Ghost Shrimp
 
I have 40 gallon with some ghost shrimp....when i look really closely a few of them seem to have eggs.....how long will it take for them to lay and hatch....or will they even hatch....not to mention i have one in my small 10 gallon with about 2-3 other shrimp with it.....it's been a few weeks now

thx

MattD 06-14-2007 05:40 PM

Ghost shrimp with eggs should be kept on their own, since many fish will gladly eat newly hatched eggs. Not only are other fish a danger, but they're so small that a net will have trouble retrieving them - making them fair game for the filter as well. :evil:

It's also not uncommon to never see the spawn of berried shrimp. Enough people on these forums can vouch for that when it comes to Ghost Shrimp.


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