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post #5 of (permalink) Old 02-01-2013, 04:06 PM
pmcarbrey
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Originally Posted by SouthernGorilla View Post
Interesting. Would that be considered an accurate way to sex shrimp?

It's odd how some shrimp thrive in our tank while others disappear. We've bought more than twenty ghost shrimp. But we only have seven in the tank. I had thought the coloration might mean the remaining shrimp were a different species and that explained why they survived.
Ghost shrimp can and will kill each other, so that may explain your problem, the ghost shrimp I had would display lines of orange on their tail once they reached about 1"
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