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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 02:29 AM Thread Starter
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Plants shrimp like

Are there any plants that shrimp love? I have 6 ghost shrimp 2 of which are carrying eggs. As of now they have cabomba, ludwigia, a small sword, anacharis, pennywort, drift wood, one driftwood covered in with marimo moss, another driftwood covered in riccia. I wanted to re-do their tank and add some new plants in. I have a 50/50 6500K light. I do liquid ferts and liquid CO2 a few times a week, so very low tech. I'd like to do a bit of a carpet of pygmy chain sword...yes? Any help would be appreciated!

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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 02:50 AM
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Mine love java moss
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mosses and mine seem to like to hang out in the hornwort i have floatin gin the tanks, they also like to hang onto the roots of my floating plants. i have frog bit and duck weed.
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mine loved glosso i would think they were all gone and nope they tunnel into it and we chilling they seem to like my blyxa forest too
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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 12:57 PM
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Any mosses and "frilly" type of plants like R. wallachii.
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post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 01:01 PM
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The more surface area, the better.

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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-29-2013, 12:15 AM
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Mine love riccia. :3
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post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-29-2013, 02:08 PM
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Anywhere I have shrimp and Subwassertang together the shrimp are always in that stuff going to town! +Subwasertang is not a really fast grower so less maintenance.
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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-30-2013, 12:04 AM
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xmas moss
java moss
flame moss

and my dwarf hair grass
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-30-2013, 12:12 AM
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Well since no one else said it I'll say any type of moss. LOL. Also my shrimp like my riccia since it floats.

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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-30-2013, 11:49 AM
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Moss and needle leafy type of plants.
More surface area the better for them.
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