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post #13 of (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 06:29 AM
Join Date: Mar 2013
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Originally Posted by Sindawe View Post
Just a data point in the conversation.

The last time I added Amano shrimp to my tank was in 2003, and those had been alive for at leaset a year if not more. Today, on the cusp of 2013 I count three shrimp easily spotted feeding on the biofilm.

My tank is freashwater only, and per my understanding NOT condusive to breeding the species.

So by my reconing, 10+ years can be achived with good conditions.
Yes I have 3 which are about 11 years old. I originally had 4 but one of the females died about age 8, not sure why.
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