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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 11:42 PM Thread Starter
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peacock gudgeon with shrimp?

I have a Peacock Gudgeon tank that is 5 gallons and is decorated with driftwood and rocks. I was wondering if I could put a Crystal Red Shrimp or 2 in there. It only has 1 male peacock gudgeon with lots of hiding places. Are they shy or do they come out a lot?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 11:44 PM
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Pretty much all shrimp (except for Amanos IME) are shyer in the presence of fish. I think it'd be rather risky putting in CRS with a peacock gudgeon.

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I think I'm going to go with Axelrodi202 on this one. Especially in that size tank that's that not that much room for them to hide. I have my PGs with RCS but there in a 55g and I never seen them go after shrimp but that doesn't mine that they haven't.

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Cool thanks
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-05-2013, 02:21 AM Thread Starter
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I had a pair of pgs and tthe female just died so was looking for something to fiill it in
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