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I was woundering if Zebra Danio's would ate all the Baby shrimp. Or would there still be little ones left. The tank are/would be full of java fern and mosses.
Would they be able to eat the adults
 

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It depends on how well they can hide. The danios will probably eat some of the babies, but if there are sufficient hiding places, some (I would even say most) will likely survive too.

A few questions to ask:

How big is the tank?
How many danios are we talking about?
How well developed are your mosses?

In general, if the shrimplette can fit in the fish's mouth, the fish will try to eat them if they're hungry. That said, I've raised 5 or 6 batches of cherries in a tank with neons and had a great survival rate.
 

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How big is the tank? One tanks a 15gallon Long the other a 20G Tall
How many danios are we talking about? I have 6 now [cycling the 20gallon] Im adding shrimp to that in the summer.
How well developed are your mosses? I just got the mosses a few days ago, but like I said I would not need to house the danios with any shrimp till summer [If I do]

If they did not wonk out I could always just add them to the community tank But I think the one of the tanks would look nice with a few fish.

The 15G has the twain moss, Pellia and ferns on the bogwood and the 20gallon's going to have a christmas moss wall.

What would be some good colorful shrimp you could add to a shrimp tank besides danios?
 

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You'll be fine. They probably won't mess with the adult shrimp and a lot of the babies will survive. Afterall, this is just a tank for you to keep, you're not breeding shrimp with the intention of selling them. If a few of them become fish food you'll probably never notice it.

What would be some good colorful shrimp you could add to a shrimp tank besides danios?
You mean shrimp or fish? I'm thinking fish. Neons, Cardinals, lots of cool Rasboras....
 

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Yeah I ment fish XD

I might just add the zebras to the Community tank once I get the CRS in the summer. But maybe get a few Cadinal to add to the 15G cherry tank as I do love them and I think the Zebras would be happier in a 55Gallon instead of a 15gallon, with maybe a few more danio's added.

Thanks
 
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