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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 06:39 AM Thread Starter
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Ghost Shrimp?

Can fw ghost shrimp live in sw too? I was just wondering because I hear people feed them to sw fish but can they survive in sw.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 06:47 AM
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they can survive in just about anything you throw at them I have had some go from 8ph to 6ph no acclimating and live just fine.
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 05:28 PM
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It will depend on the actual species. Some may do fine, some may not. There are a lot of different species labeled as "Ghost Shrimp".
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks. Looks like I won't play mad scientist after all lucky ghost shrimp.
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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 07:49 PM
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Yeah I think it depends on the species as well and determining that can be difficult.

But I think they can survive many different water types but at least one of the species require saltwater for the hatchlings to survive not the adults?
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-12-2013, 04:08 AM Thread Starter
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I was just wondering if you can keep amano shrimp with them too?
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-12-2013, 04:15 AM
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I have about 10-15 amano's with about 6 ghost shrimp and have not had any problems.
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