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Old 01-25-2013, 04:09 AM   #4
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Thats part of why my Angel fish found a new home. He would eat any shrimp I put in the tank within a few hours, once i had to pull a shrimp out of his jaws because he was starting to have a hard time breathing. I think I'm going to try the cherries. How many would you suggest I start with to make sure I can get them to reproduce in my tank? Will rams eat them? At one time I had cherries and amano shrimp, but that was 3 years ago and they are all gone now (back before I found all of you great people).
46 Bow Front Planted
Eheim 2217 & 2236, 2-39wt T5 bulbs (10,000), 75-78*
Amazon sword, red lotus, Christmas moss, and crypt lutea, Wisteria, Crypt Wendtii, Water Sprite.

12 pristella tetras, 23 cardinal tetra, 8 amano shirmp, 2 bamboo/flower shrimp, 1 mystery snail, 2 nerite snails, several assassin snails and cherry shrimp.
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