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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 09-27-2011, 07:23 PM
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There are two different types of ghost shrimp. One have claws (macrobrachium), and the other dont (palaeomonetes). The one with claws do attack. I dug up an old thread that is full of info.

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post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old 09-27-2011, 09:10 PM
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Ghost shrimp are sensitive to tank chemistry and should be housed in cycled tanks. I plan on setting up a shrimp tank next summer and was doing some research today :) If you have a cycled tank you could shake the filter into the tank they are in. 20-40% water change once a week is what I am reading.


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