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So I was wondering and $10 says no one really knows the answer to this but...what is the smallest size hole or slot a shrimp can fit though at a given size?

ie: can a 0.5" shrimp willingly fit though a 1/4" hole?

I'm guessing they don't stuff themselves though holes...

But what about a 1/4" slot that's 8" long?...could a baby shrimp could get though that I would think.

I am trying to divide a large tank so larger shrimp cannot get though but smaller will pass though...any ideas?
 

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Ok so a quick search and I think I get it. Smaller the mesh # larger the spacing.

#5 mesh is an almost 4mm square space...baby shrimp are 2mm.

This could work thank you :)
 
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