Taiwan Bee: steady temps, or let it fluctuate?
I have a tank with Taiwan Bee shrimp. There's both a heater and cooler, so I can set the temp range to whatever I want. Should I set it to a narrow temperature range (coz "stability") or should I let it fluctuate a bit to be.. I dunno... more natural? What I know is:
Colder temps mean shrimp live longer, grow bigger, and breed less. (This is what I want anyway)
Discobee says 70-73F
A certain reputable person on this forum has the upper limit in the high 60's and doesn't use a heater, so I assume the temps drop a lot daily.
The tank is currently set up so that the cooler goes on at 71.6F and heater goes on at 68F. The last few months were hot, so the temps were usually near 71. Everything was fine. The last few weeks started getting cooler, so now the temps bump against the lower limit of 68F. My Blue bolt somehow got bigger in these last two molts, so ...