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post #21 of (permalink) Old 07-31-2012, 11:34 AM
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No matter where you get your shrimp, I would always quarantine them. I generally pour mine into a jar and scoop each shrimp one by one with a tiny net. It's not 100% perfect but I am on the lookout for scuds, planaria and other craziness. Sometimes I'll even put a few baby guppies with the new shrimp in whatever container I am housing them in....this ensures that they eat any craziness that might be in there so I don't scoop it into my tank. I am terrified of getting any surprises especially since my colony is flourishing.
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