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new born shrimp to juvies

how long does it take for new born shrimp to become juvie sized? i was wondering because i wanted to give some shrimp to my friend and my berried shrimp finally gave birth.
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Could range from 2 weeks to a month depends on how much u feed them
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Mine took about a month. The smaller they are the better, baby shrimp seems to resist better from what I read. You can try with one baby shrimp and see how that fares.
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Also depends on temp and what species.

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Originally Posted by Soothing Shrimp View Post
Also depends on temp and what species.

THIS. We have no idea what shrimp species and the growth rates can vary significantly based on that alone, then temp, diet and other factors come into play beyond that.
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