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  1. Ghost shrimp molted then turned white and is not moving.

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Yesterday afternoon / early evening I noticed a shell in my tank and realized my ghost shrimp had molted. She seemed ok, she was hiding behind a castle decoration and came out a little bit for food but went right back and tucked herself up against the structure. She did not move all night and...
  2. 10 Gallon tank idea

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi everyone I am new to the hobby, and I have a 10 gallon tank I want to startup lightly planted.plan on using sand substrate, Anubias, And one or two other species of plants. with some rocks and driftwood.As for creatures I would like some ghost shrimp, one top water fish,malaysian trumpet...
  3. Ghost Shrimp swim to the top

    Freshwater Shrimp
    I'm not sure if this happens to anybody with shrimp, but every now and then, when it becomes feeding time, sometimes I see one of my ghost shrimp swim up to the top and grab one of flakes to eat while on either on the leaves of one of my plants or one of my decorations. Not sure if this is one...
  4. Missing guppy. Can zebra danio or ghost shrimp eat fancy guppy?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have 1 balloon molly, 7 harlequin rasbora, 7 neon tetra, 1 swordtail & 1 assorted male fancy guppy (~ 1.5") in my 36-gal tank. My friend recently moved out and gave me 2 relatively big ghost shrimps (> 1 yr old) & 1 zebra danio (~ 1.5"). Strange enough the very next day, my guppy gone missing...
  5. Hello everyone!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello everyone! I just joined this forum. I set up a new 20 gallon tank {Grreat Choice starter kit from Petsmart} last weekend. My tank now has 2 neon tetras, 4 glowlight tetras, 2 black skirt tetras, 3 ghost shrimp and 2 black kuhlia loaches. I planted a couple of Amazon Sword plants and...
  6. Preg shrimp is dead! :( How...?

    Freshwater Shrimp
    I just got home late and went to feed my fish, and while they're swimming around eating I looked for the shrimps to see what they're doing. The bamboo was fanning, ok, the two male ghosties were walking around picking up bits, ok. Then I saw my female with the eggs laying in the back on her...
  7. Macro shots, preg ghost shrimp

    Freshwater Journals
    Decided to take advantage of the pregnant shrimp to play with my macro lens. I'm not a real photographer, its just attachments on my iphone so its a bit low-res. full Flickr Set and video
  8. Best food for Ghosties?

    Freshwater Shrimp
    I've been feeding my 3 Ghost Shrimp with plain Top Fin Betta Bits.... however I JUST noticed that it contains Copper Sulfate, which is probably what killed my single ghostie a few months back. Right now my 2 that are in their own little 1 gallon (Their 5 gallon just split, I'm getting a new one...
  9. Question on Compatibility

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have a 72g bow front tropical freshwater aquarium. It's currently stocked with 7 cherry barbs, 7 black neon tetras, 4 kuhli loaches (pangio oblonga), 6 platy (mixed species), and a bristlenose pleco (though I haven't seen him in a while, I think he's still in there). There are a few plants in...
  10. Enough Space?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Have a 3 gallon tank with a betta, 2 Cory Catfishes, and 3 neon tetra. Would there be any space for a few ghost shrimp? Also should I get more tetras? Heard they are best in a school of 3.
  11. My Animal Family..Lots of pictures! [Link to journal]

    Freshwater Journals
    Hey guys! Id like to share my animal family! All the pictures are on my journal, So heres the link..they are the last two entries, so just go to the last page! You wont be disappointed! http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/journals/lyzzs-journal-88547/
  12. How to care for Shrimp Larve?

    Invertebrates
    I have a Ghost Shrimp that is pregnant and her eggs may hatch within a few days. I want to know what they eat and how I can provide it. Right now she's in a travel tank (about 16 oz) with pieces of dirty moss from a moss ball, clippings from a wisteria plant, and a snail shell with a bit of...
  13. How to grow Algae?

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Ok you pros out there, I have a 10 gallon aquarium with two shortfin mollies and now a new veiltail betta and two new ghost shrimp (one is pregnant). I want to grow some green algae so that my mollies have some and so that the tank looks better (im my opinion when i see algae in a tank it looks...
  14. Attach UGF with a normal Mechanical filter?

    Aquarium Products Reviews
    Ok, I was looking filter in Petco website and i found an UnderGravelFilter, and i saw how it has a tube that goes up to where the airstone is in and I kept thinking that if it was possible to connect that tube to a machanical filter that sucks in the water insted of using the airstone to trap...
  15. Ghost Shrimps Eat Eggs?

    Invertebrates
    my cousin has a tank with guppies , platties , neon tetras , a suckermouth cat , a readhead fish that i dont remember its name and a ghost shrimp.. can he breed his fish in the same tank? or the ghost shrimp will eat the eggs?? (or is it another threat for the eggs)? thanks!
  16. Ghost Shrimp

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I am in the process of setting up my 20 gallon planted tank and I am waiting on my plants from sweet aquatics. I have heard that it could be 3 weeks before I get them. I was planning on doing the silent cycle. I would like to get ghost shrimp for my tank and I was wondering if they can survive...
  17. black ghost knife fish with ghost shrimp (question)

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    i have an aquarium Broujos's Tank - 4 gallon Freshwater fish tank and i want to add 1 or more ghost shrimps but i am afraid that my black ghost knife fish (4 inch, 10 cm) will eat it :-( , can i do something to avoid it? also if u want tell me about important things that a ghost shrimp needs...
  18. Ghost Shrimp With Black Ghost Knife Fish (question)

    Introduce Yourself
    black ghost knife fish with ghost shrimp (question i have an aquarium Broujos's Tank - 4 gallon Freshwater fish tank and i want to add 1 or more ghost shrimps but i am afraid that my black ghost knife fish (4 inch, 10 cm) will eat it :-( , can i do something to avoid it? also if u want tell me...
  19. one ghost shrimp not active?

    Freshwater Shrimp
    Yesterday I added two ghost shrimp to my ten gallon tank. There is a plant along with two caves and some fish. The one ghost shrimp jumps and swims and goes all over the place. The other, well it hides in the cave and I dont think it ever moves. I know it is alive, when a fish goes into it, it...
  20. Will there fish eat shrimp...

    Freshwater Shrimp
    Hello, I am planning on setting up an amazon tank this week. It will hopefully be a 55 gallon, but I don't know. I have always loved looking at shrimp and I want to have some shrimp. These fish are the fish I might get... Red Serpae Tetras Neon Tetras Ember Tetras Lemon Tetras Black...
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