i was just wondering if shrimp like their hiding spots to be well lit. i have them in a tank right now with some tetras and they seem a little scared of them so i bought them one of those plastic reptile habitats hoping they would hide inside but its kind of dark under there. do you guys think they'll eventually go in there? im hoping this would increase the chance of them surviving when and if they mate and have fry
If they are new in the tank, they will take awhile to get used to each other. If you put a lot of plants and objects with small crevices that the shrimp can fit into, they will feel safer. Dark places are not a bad thing, just give them time and they will get curious.