Originally Posted by somewhatshocked
While this may work for you, I hope the OP doesn't take this line.
You run the risk of introducing things to your tank that you otherwise wouldn't. From nitrogenous waste to planaria.
Yup. Sometimes what is not present in someone's tank can flourish in another just because the conditions are right.
Luckily, he purchased the shrimp from me and I do not have anything crazy like planaria.