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I had 10 before but they all jumped. I should probably get a lid first before I get some more. Also, check the group!
 

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These guys require some params that closer match my crystal shrimp than neos. I would keep them in no less than 8 to allow them to shoal comfortably. If they leaped, there was likely something amiss in the parameters. Listed below for reference.

Size: 2.5 cm / 1 inch
pH: 4.5-6.5
Temperature: 75 - 79°F/24 - 26°C
Hardness: 1 - 5°H

No ref on kh but likely around 1-3 given the ph.
 

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Yeah, I think they jumped because the params got out of whack when I neglected the tank. But I'll be keeping a watch on the water now that I restarted my tank and I'm going full EI dosing. Would 15 be a good number? They'll be the only fauna in the tank, except for an oto and some snails.
 
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