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Would a powerhead to create more circulation hurt shrimp babies?
Yes. And adults. Has the potential to create shrimp soup.

Should one use something with a 50ppi sponge at the inlet instead?
You'll definitely need to cover the intake of any filter, powerhead or pump used in a shrimp tank.
 

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50ppi will clog way too quickly. A half inch layer of 20ppi would do the trick for adults for sure and likely fry, too.


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What about shrimp babies? I hear one needs 50ppi for them? On the other hand, i suppose people be using sponge filters at that point, but i have a canister filter.
 
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