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Old 10-14-2012, 02:26 PM   #1
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Adding some Ghost Shrimp to an aquarium?


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I started my 10g tank in early September, and it's been up and running for about 5 weeks now. Water parameters have stabalized, and I have three zebra danios in there at the moment. I was hoping I could get some thoughts on how to go about adding a few shrimp to the tank. I know that I should drip-acclimate them, because they're more sensitive to water changes, but is there anything else I should do to make sure they are doing alright?
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:16 PM   #2
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Just make sure your water parameters are in the range needed by the shrimp. Also keep in mind, ghost shrimp are pretty neat but they are mean, so if you have ghost shrimp in a tank, it's not a great idea to add other shrimp to the same tank.
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:30 PM   #3
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Yeah, I just wanted to get one, I've only got a 10gallon, so it should give him enough space, and keep him busy enough, right? Thanks for your input!
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My aquascape style tends towards 'tall in the back, short in the front, lots and lots of green and stuff. And maybe a rock somewhere...'
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