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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 06-15-2013, 10:33 AM
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The holes in the shrimp houses are slightly smaller than the diameter of a pencil. They only go in about a half inch and don't go all the way through. The houses aren't like an ornament that fish swim into or through. My Bettas inspected and then ignored them. Guess they figured they were big lumps of clay with no purpose.

I'm sorry to hear your Betta died. It must have been awful.
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TY for the reply as, I am getting 20 cherry shrimp and liked it! I was just afraid it had the holes and didn't want to go through THAT again. It was my first decorating project and I didn't know to check decorations before I bought them. Well, now I put my finger in every one and check for small holes and rough areas. If they have either or both, I don't buy them. :)

I think I will be ordering one now. Thanks for the link as well!

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You're welcome. The Thai Micro Crabs like them more than the shrimp and it's really cute watching them emerge from the holes when the lights go out.

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Sorry. I have been gone for a while. Family drama. Anyways I plan on getting a divided 5 gallon tank with 2 bettas (thats why its divided). Sound good? Can I use sand?

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