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Old 01-15-2013, 01:53 AM   #1
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Do your shrimp only come out at night?


My shrimp (Fire reds/CRS) only come out at night, except
for my berried Fire reds, they come out during the day a lot.
Is there even a way to get them out more often, or is it
not unusual?
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:54 AM   #2
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mine are out all day... the minute they see me the come to the 'feeding spot'

do you have fish with them?
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Old 01-15-2013, 02:56 PM   #3
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All mine are out, of course I only have moss in their tanks.
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Old 01-15-2013, 03:09 PM   #4
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All mine are out, of course I only have moss in their tanks.
Ya, my half-bare bottom tank gives them even less places to hide, so I see them all the time for my CRS.

For my painted reds, there is a piece of driftwood with a HUGE moss pile that needs to be trimmed tied to it, so I don't see them as much. The moss is so intertwined with babies though, it's going to be fun trimming it down. lol.
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Old 01-15-2013, 03:13 PM   #5
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When I first had mine they were kind of in the back with all of the moss (moss wall) But after My first feeding I see them all around the tank
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Old 01-15-2013, 03:20 PM   #6
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All my shrimp in all my tanks are always out grazing and swiming
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Old 01-15-2013, 06:07 PM   #7
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"Shy" behavior is fairly common when shrimp feel threatened by the presence of fish. If they have tankmates, maybe that's it?
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Old 01-15-2013, 06:34 PM   #8
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They also haven't been in your tank very long right? It can take them a bit to adjust and feel safe enough to come out.
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Old 01-15-2013, 07:55 PM   #9
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my shrimp are out all the time, they only ones that hide are the berried ones, i never see them in the day but at night they come out
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:22 PM   #10
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I've only had shrimp hide when they felt threatened. Mine are out all of the time.
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only the freaks come out at night! hahahaha
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:39 PM   #12
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They do not have any tankmates, and yes,
they are fairly new to the tank. That might
be the reason why. :/
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:16 PM   #13
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give it time, shouldn't take long
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Old 01-16-2013, 01:06 AM   #14
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While I was looking for my CRS, I saw my
first Fire red baby!!! I don't know if it is
CRS or Fire red, but it has a red dot on its
head! (CRS are born white/red right?)
The lights are off and all of the shrimp are out...
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