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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-20-2011, 04:12 PM Thread Starter
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My ghost shrimp are cannibals!!!

In my tank I have 1 betta, 3 ghost shrimp, 2 snails and 1 cory cat.

During feeding time, Stefon (betta) gets 2 pellets and a tiny pinch of freezedried worms. The cory gets 2 shrimp pellets and everyone else gets "leftovers", lol.

Yesterday all 3 shrimp went after the shrimp pellet and sucked it up like a hoover!

THEY ARE CANNIBALS AND IT CREEPS ME OUT!!! LoL

Anyone else have this happen? Is it ok? Will they end up like little silence of the lambs shrimps?! AHHHHH! LoL

Stefon:Chocolate
T-pain:Black mystery snail
Gary:Blue mystery snail
No Name Yet:Albino Cory Cat
Yeah 3x:Ghost shrimp
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-20-2011, 05:31 PM
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Um...I would guess it's fine, I mean I have a parrot and you can feed the turkey, though I never have. No, I don't think your shrimps are serial killers either, lol

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-23-2011, 01:20 AM
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Ha, nope shouldnt be a problem. My shrimp eat the leftovers that my betta leaves all the time. Not cannibals (Well by definitions yes, but....) just scavengers. They'll be fine :)

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