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Old 07-26-2013, 01:37 AM   #1
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Too happy?

I've had my SpecII running for a few months now. I bought a couple bumble bee and a couple "blue berry" shrimp from a LFS for a few bucks. A few days later I see the BB is berried. Well long story short they all jumped out and a few weeks later I've got 15 or so fry. Great I thought, but now I've got another mama in process. I don't need this many shrimp... Is there a way to keep them from breeding and still have them be happy?Click image for larger version

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Old 07-26-2013, 01:57 AM   #2
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Sell the future babies or RAOK them here. Im sure any LFS would take them as well. I have noticed that breeding seems to be a priority for most shrimpers on this site
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Old 07-26-2013, 02:07 AM   #3
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pull the males would be the only way i know of
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Old 07-26-2013, 06:10 PM   #4
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You can probably support a lot of shrimp in that tank without worrying about them being overcrowded or anything. let them breed at bit so you have a nice little colony, and if it get to be crowded looking (ascetically for you I mean) you can scoop or suction some out to give away or sell.
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