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Old 12-29-2012, 02:21 PM   #11 
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females are bigger than males, and if you look at their back, they have a "saddle" on their back before it bends, and if she's not carrying eggs under her tail, you will see a greenish spot behind her head. Those are immature eggs.

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Old 12-29-2012, 02:40 PM   #12 
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Thank you much! I'm trying to sex them right now.... STAY STILL SHRIMP 1, 2 AND 3!!!!!!!!!
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if I want someone to hold still, I give them a small snack.
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:43 PM   #14 
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Ok, so as what I can see, I have 2 females and a male.
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:16 PM   #15 
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this thread has some great info on shrimp and silver evens posts a link to a great site that is very very helpful on everything shrimp
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:30 PM   #16 
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Thanks! I have a cycled divided tank. Non planted. The shrimp can go back and forth from each side.
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Shrimp Love Marimo.
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:47 PM   #18 
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I think everything loves marimo, my ramshorns clean it too
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Marimo also prevents other algae and helps clean water.
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:51 PM   #20 
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yup, if I use anything smaller than a 5 gal, I put chunks of marimo in there in addition to regular cleanings.
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