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post #4 of (permalink) Old 03-10-2003, 01:11 AM
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The Amano's are a much hardier shrimp then the glass shrimp's .

However I really dont think that all the hullabaloo about them eating algae is what it is cracked up to would need 6,000,000 shrimp to keep up with the algae if it is bad enough for you to ask about it...
The only thing that truly eats algae is proper tank maintenance and lighting.( i.e. ferts, CO2 , length of photo period, properly stocked tank etc.)

Everyone is always looking for something to "eat" the algae that really should not be there to begin with if you have paid attention to tank detail...

And no.... neither the glass nor the amano's die after molting..... sounds like you have water quality issues.. " dying shrimp and algae " :idea:
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