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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-12-2013, 03:27 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by GeToChKn View Post
My LFS sells them as "orange bee" shrimp too. Fell for it once when I first started keeping shrimp. Eventually gave them to my roomie and they lived or are still alive a few years later.
Yeah, the day I bought them I looked it up on my phone and asked specifically if these required brackish water to breed. I was reassured they did not. I won't be buying shrimp from them anymore.
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not their fault shrimp have so many different names for the same one and so many different kinds unless they are big into shrimp they wouldnt know
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post #18 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-12-2013, 04:24 AM Thread Starter
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They have a large variety of shrimp, but I've seen all of the shrimp mixed in their tanks. It's hard to trust you are getting what you ask for.
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