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post #8 of (permalink) Old 02-28-2013, 08:02 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by daboss808 View Post
There many species in Hawaii waters most of the shrimp u see are Atyoida bisulcata which is native to Hawaiian waters. What u see in stores Palaemonetes paludosus and Neocaridina heteropoda "wild" the neo's can morph to several different species " rilis, fire reds, Sakura reds, cherry reds, Sakura orange, yellow neos, snowball, and blue pearls. The stores import their feeders and get neos. Sometimes they get local opaes. All depends
That makes a lot of sense! Some of the feeder shrimp I purchased look very much like light cherry reds at this point.

Originally Posted by Kai808 View Post
I always found this thread interesting.
Thanks for the link, that was indeed a very interesting read!
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