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|Subject: shrimp and bristlenose help plz Thu May 05, 2011 12:55 pm|| |
Hi cam sone one help me im just woundering if you can keep shrimp and bristlenose plecs in the same tank together ?
or will the bristlenose eat all my shrimp my bristlenoses ar about 4 to 5" long in a 2ft 1/2 tank
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|Subject: Re: shrimp and bristlenose help plz Thu May 05, 2011 5:36 pm|| |
Hi, I have adult cherry shrimp in with my bn and not been eaten - I would think baby shrimps may be at risk tho
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|Subject: Cherry shrimp and bristlenose catfish... Thu May 05, 2011 7:58 pm|| |
i keep cherry shrimp in my breeding bristlenose tank and with no problems at all at this moment in time.
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|Subject: Re: shrimp and bristlenose help plz Thu May 05, 2011 9:31 pm|| |
There are plenty of members of this forum that happily keep shrimp and BN's together
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|Subject: Re: shrimp and bristlenose help plz Fri May 06, 2011 4:02 am|| |
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|Subject: Re: shrimp and bristlenose help plz Wed May 11, 2011 9:53 am|| |
I keep a small bunch of cherry shrimp in a tank with 2 BN and they seem quite fine. The shrimp just tend to flick away when one of their antennae touch a BN. But I haven't had the shrimp breeding in there yet as I just recently got some males for them. So yeah, not sure if baby shrimp will do quite so well with 2 bristled vaccuum cleaners in there but we shall see.
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