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  1. Betta and Ghost/Cherry Shrimp in 2.5 gallon

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    Hi, I have a 2.5 gallon tank, fully cycled, with a baby male betta (he's about 1 inch). I was wondering if I could get a couple of ghost or cherry shrimp to go with him. I just tested the water - Ammonia=0, Nitrate=10-15, Nitrite=0. Also, if I were to add 2 shrimp, what would I feed them? Thanks!
  2. Cherry Shrimp Questions

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    Hi Folks, A couple months ago we got our Betta some friends, three Cherry Shrimp. In the mean time our Shrimp have had babies and we now have at let 10 not counting the original three. Our Betta seems to enjoy the company and we observe him watching them as he lays on the bottom from time to...
  3. shrimp and snails in a 2.5?

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    So I'm pretty sure I want to set up a tiny 2.5 gallon tank and I have been loving how cute cherry shrimp are and how well everyone says they breed (I have ghost shrimp in another tank and I think the baby shrimp are some of the cutest things I've ever seen) but I also want it to be pretty...
  4. How many cherry shrimp can be with one betta?

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    I have a 5 gallon and a 10 gallon tank. My 10 gallon is a little crowded and I was thinking of moving my three cherry shrimp in with my betta thats in my 5 gallon. I was just wondering, how many cherry shrimp can be in a 5 gallon tank with a betta? Please let me know, thanks. :-D
  5. Planted Tank, Cycling, Clueless, Please help me!

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    Hi, I have a couple of major questions. I have a Fluval Spec V, and I have NO idea if it's 'heavily planted' or just 'moderately' or 'lightly planted.' In my Spec, I have: 2 anubias, two swords, one crypt, water sprite, an onion, and ludwigia. I have miracle gro organic mix capped with gravel...
  6. Betta tank mates for 2.5 gallons?

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    I have currently have a male betta in a 2.5 gallon tank with live dwarf cardinal plants. The filter I have is a Tetra Whisper 3i because it is the only filter that I can find that doesn't produce much current (20 GPH). I was wanting to get a scavenger for the tank to eat algae and any food...
  7. I'm so confused!!!!

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    k I started a thread about what could I put with a female betta in a 5 gallon. And I have had people tell me "You can get this!" then "No you can't there too big!" and "Well then this!!" then "No they don't go good with bettas!!" Thats why I'm confused!! So please! What can go in a 5 gallon with...
  8. Cherry shrimp with a betta?

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    Hello! I have a Betta (pinkish cellophane opaque delta-tail with silvery shine on back :D ) And he lives in a HUGE two gallon bowl. Some people say this is too small, but trust me, it isn't!! He looks like a munchkin in his bowl :-D His about 2.5 inches with the tail and all. He his 100 %...
  9. Cherry Shrimp?

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    Ok, I was thinking about getting Akrin a Cherry Shrimp. I dont want Ghost shrimp because you cant see them very well. I was wondering where I can get some, I live in andover, MN so if you know any where near there like a walmart, petco, or pertsmart. Also, I'm worried Akrin might eat him and get...