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Old 06-04-2011, 07:54 AM   #1 
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Cherry Shrimp with one male Betta?

I have set up a tank specially for one male Betta. It's a 21.6 litre. I was thinking of adding shrimp but can they ggo together?
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Old 06-04-2011, 10:24 AM   #2 
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This varies.....some tolerate shrimp and other do not......so its hard to say....just add lots of hiding places for the shrimp...like java moss or other plants to increase the odds of success.....
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Old 06-12-2011, 12:29 AM   #3 
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21.6 litres that's... Oh boy, I always have trouble remembering my conversions - 5.71 Gallons (Thanks, google!) It's hard to answer that question though, as it varies from person to person. Tank-wise, yes you can accommodate a few shrimp. It's your fish that may not like them. I recommend trying ghost shrimp before you splurge on cherries, amanos, etc and see how they do. They're 6 for a dollar at my LFS. Worst that happens is that you don't have to feed for a day... No big money down the drain.
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Old 08-11-2011, 11:06 PM   #4 
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i would love to put in a betta into my shrimp tank.. but i dont' want the betta to be eating shrimp that are half his size but twice his value! LOL
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