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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-12-2013, 02:34 AM Thread Starter
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Question Betta afraid of shrimp

So I or some ghost shrimp for my betta ten gallon tank and they keep chasing him and he seems like he's afraid I them what should I do
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Question Betta afraid of shrimp

What should I do? My betta seems like he is afraid of the ghost shrimp I bought today. They keep chasing him around the tank what should I do I have tons of plants and hiding spots.
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One of my Bettas is not crazy about the shrimp he views them as a trespassers and try to drive them off. The other could care less about the shrimp. they don,t mess with one another

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How much time have you given them together to "not get along"

how long has that been going on?
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Well I had a power outage the night I got them so three of them died and now he seems less afraid of them I think he was overwhelmed with how many there were
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Some ghost shrimp are more aggressive than others. There isn't one species, but many that fall under the generic "ghost shrimp" name, so some may not work too well with your fish.

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