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Hi everyone,
I currently have a 5 gallon planted tank with a 3.5 year old female betta Cinnamon. The plant life includes anubias nana petite (2). anubias barteri (1), Bacopa carolinia (2 bunches), Water sprite (2 bunches), 6-8 oz of java moss, some floating salvina, rosette sword (2), Java fern (1), marimo moss ball (3), and some dwarf hairgrass. I have good cover with dragon okho, slate, manzanita branches and dried Indian almond leaves. Would this be sufficent for 3-4 ghost shrimp with by betta, she has poor eye sight and can not hunt, I am more worried about the shrimp being aggresive. I am unsure since I have heard the stories if aggresive ghost shrimp, no not macro shrimp, ghost shrimp.
Water parameters:
Kh:7
Gh:4
Ph:6.8
Ammonia:0
Nitrite:0
Nitrate:0
Temp:78
 

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2 ten gal shrimp tanks, one CRS only, one BDS only, 4 Betta tanks 5 gal, one mixed nano 10 gal
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Ghost shrimp will never be aggressive to your Betta. Some Betta fish are only curious about the shrimp and some will hunt them down and consume them. I would recommend cholla wood for the shrimp to hide in. Try one shrimp and see how it goes.
 

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Yea, gotta agree, it's the betta attacking the shrimp I'd be afraid of. Usually betta will make quick snacks of shrimp. Some are okay but if you're going to give it a shot expect to lose shrimp here and there due to a betta hissy fit.
 
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