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Hi, I am keeping currently cherry shrimp with crystal red in 1 tank together because I don't want to set up more tanks (not much space) for 2 species. Everything seems to be fine for now, cherry shrimp are berried, I even noticed today crystal red berried, so I am wondering is it possible to keep them together? I know crystal red require soft water and lower temp, but cherry shrimp adapt quickly.
PH is btw 6.5-7 all the time
temp 72
I wonder if cherry shrimp will thrive in these conditions for long
 

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I have a tank of PRL CRS and Green Jade shrimps.
Sowballs with Royal Blue Orange Eye tigers.
Red Rili's with BKK.
Blue Diamonds with Mixed grades blue bolts.
they are all thriving well. babies galore.
 

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RCS like much higher TDS/GH/KH/pH than CRS, so that is the challenge.

I have CRS and RCS in a tank together for over a year.
CRS are thriving, RCS are breeding infrequently. I suspect they will not hang on for another year.

12 gallon long
TDS 130-180 (varies over the months)
78 F
GH 5
KH 0

10% Water change a week.
RO remineralized with Fluval Shrimp Mineral Supplement up to 120 TDS and lightly fertilized for my plants
pH 6.2 (control soil buffering substrate)
 

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I keep CRS with my Carbon Rili . I keep Tibees with my Yellow Neos. My parameters are:

TDS- 190-220 It varies
GH- 5-6
KH-0
pH- 6.4-6.6
Temp. Room Temp

I top off weekly. Water change 10-15% every 2 weeks. I remineralize my tap because it comes out around 90-TDS, GH-1, KH-0. I don't use any buffering soil. I currently have two berried CRS moms. I raised them from small juvies. Lost all my CBS and some CRS when something airborne got into my tank.
 

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Your Cherry's will probably breed faster than your CRS in those conditions you mentioned, or any other conditions for that matter'
(they usually breed faster than my CRS in my 3 different tanks)
 
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