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Old 11-27-2012, 01:04 AM   #1
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Shrimp ID


I just want to make sure I am correct that this following shrimp is indeed nothing more than a Neocaridina heteropoda "wild" before it becomes fish food. Sorry for the pics its the best my camera (or atleast I can ) do



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Old 11-27-2012, 01:29 AM   #2
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Looks that way to me.
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:46 AM   #3
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Sure wouldn't end up as fish food in my tank. I find it quite attractive!

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Old 11-27-2012, 01:58 AM   #4
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Especially being berried, you don't know what the offspring could end up like, I wouldn't feed it. I already have a tank started with a very nice dark red PFR and some yellow males to see what happens in a few gens.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:33 AM   #5
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Being berried is exactly the reason she was going to be culled :P She is the only non-PFR in my PFR tank...Maybe she will get a 2.5 to herself to see what comes of her offspring.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:36 AM   #6
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I'll keep her in my thoughts. ;-)

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