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Old 03-19-2013, 05:34 AM   #1
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RCS population with Rams


I'm in the planning stage for my 75g and I'm curious if a well established population of RCS would be able sustain themselves with 4 or 5 rams in the tank? I know they will be a great snack for the rams but I'm wondering if they could breed fast enough to mitigate the losses.
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Old 03-19-2013, 05:41 AM   #2
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Not fast enough for a 75g tank. Rams are so aggressive it make guppies and tetras looks like whimps lol. Also a an adult shrimp fit in a rams mouth so you won't even see adult alive let alone breeding.
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Old 03-19-2013, 07:47 AM   #3
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I would think if you had a few 100 and a lot of hiding places it might work.you could also make a breeding tank and keep adding more shrimp to the big tank as they get eaten.
If you are going to try thia i would start whit a 100 shimp and leave them be fore at least 4 months or so that way they will be a lot of baby shimps for them to eat. If you could make this work then it would be a realy cool tank to watch whit the rams allways hunting the shimp.
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Highly doubt it. A breeding cycle takes over a month to happen once.

Jaws would find them and their babies lol.
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Old 03-19-2013, 10:47 PM   #5
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Yeah that's pretty much what I figured.

Thanks for the feed back though.
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