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Old 12-16-2011, 07:08 PM   #1 
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Shrimps with betta.

Hey all! I have a betta in a 10g tank with the filter and heater all good. Today I just added 7 ghost shrimp and they seem to be fine. My betta likes to chase them occasionally and on purpose just stare at them up close then swim away, maybe bullying I guess? lol.

Anyways, I was wondering if there is any other kind of freshwater shrimp I can add to the tank?

And if maybe 2 or 3 different kinds of shrimps can coexist together? Or is it bad to have a variety of different kinds of shrimps together in one tank? Will it be bad for my betta too?

Thanks for the input.
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Old 12-16-2011, 10:20 PM   #2 
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ghost shrimp are a little agressive towards other shrimp. you can try cherry reds, they are around $1.25-$2.00 each i think...
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Old 12-18-2011, 11:34 AM   #3 
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Alright, I'll try getting some of those then. Thanks!
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Old 12-18-2011, 12:02 PM   #4 
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Shrimp will bully other types that are smaller so try to get the same size
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Old 12-18-2011, 07:48 PM   #5 
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If your betta likes to chase the ghosts, be aware that the brighter colour of the cherries will mean he will probably chase them even more. You may lose a few if he figures out that they taste good.
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