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PostSubject: shrimp and bristlenose help plz    shrimp and bristlenose  help plz  EmptyThu 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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PostSubject: Re: shrimp and bristlenose help plz    shrimp and bristlenose  help plz  EmptyThu 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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PostSubject: Cherry shrimp and bristlenose catfish...   shrimp and bristlenose  help plz  EmptyThu 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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PostSubject: Re: shrimp and bristlenose help plz    shrimp and bristlenose  help plz  EmptyThu May 05, 2011 9:31 pm

There are plenty of members of this forum that happily keep shrimp and BN's together Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: shrimp and bristlenose help plz    shrimp and bristlenose  help plz  EmptyFri May 06, 2011 4:02 am

indeed Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: shrimp and bristlenose help plz    shrimp and bristlenose  help plz  EmptyWed 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. Smile
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