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  1. 5 Gallon Shrimp?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Okay so I need some help deciding what to get. I want to buy the Marineland portrait tank for college, and I'm trying to decide whether to buy the three gallon or the five gallon. 1. So if I go with the 3 gallon, is it possible to have a betta and some shrimp in here if I provide hiding...
  2. Shrimp

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    So I was wondering if I could keep a shrimp with my betta and snail. I searched around on here, and most shrimp got killed by the betas they were housed with, so I'm thinking that's not a good idea. I have a 1/2 gallon tank, so I was wondering if I could keep one or two shrimp in that? Any...
  3. New to Bettas, help?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hello! I want to start of by saying I currently do not have any fish, at all. Not one. I do have 3 chickens but that's besides the point. I have an old tank in the loft that's nice but after all my last fish passed away (there were some tears) I decided that next time I wanted something...
  4. Looking for shrimp!

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    Hey all! I've been having some trouble lately finding a place to get some cherry shrimp from with my current budget. I was wondering if anyone on here who maybe lives in the New Jersey / Pennsylvania / New York region knows a good seller of any color Neocaridina davidi or perhaps has some extra...
  5. Babies!!!!!

    Other Fish
    ...well hopefully :) About a week and a half ago I finally managed to get my hands on some male Red Cherry Shrimp and 2 of my females are already holding eggs :grin2: Just had to share my excitement :nerd:
  6. Raising brine shrimp to adult hood in a bottle

    Breeding Betta Fish
    hey guys, so i just started my DIY hatchery and i was wondering if it were possible to raise them to adulthood in the bottle if i just kept the salinity in check, feed them spirnulia algae and did WC every few weeks.
  7. Betta and Ghost/Cherry Shrimp in 2.5 gallon

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    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!
  8. Shrimp and snails

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    So, I am going to be naturally planting my fish tank in about a week. It is a sixty gallon divided into 4 sections. Initially, planting will be a bit sparse, to allow things to grow in. I'm looking for shrimp that my bettas will leave alone and snails that won't overpopulate overnight. The four...
  9. What to do? Planted tank with shrimp after betta w dropsy

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi everyone My first thread here. I have a 5gal planted tank, a moss ball and three shrimp. Yesterday my betta sadly pass due to dropsy (I suspect that it was thanks to a vacation food block, or maybe because I stupidly changed the filter without knowing better), and now I'm seeking guidance...
  10. Cycling With Raw Shrimp

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I'm starting a new 20 gallon tank. I've got a 150 watt heater, an aquaclear 50 filter, an air pump, and decor substrate, etc. About a week ago I filled it up with water (conditioned with tetra aquasafe) and let it sit for 48 hours, then to start up the cycle I added a raw shrimp in a media...
  11. Shrimp Newbie

    Other Fish
    I have come to learn that my husband is buying me a full shrimp set up for this holiday gift giving season (he's such an enabler lol) and was hoping some more seasoned shrimp keepers could give me a few pointers! I'll be most likely getting red cherry shrimp because other kinds are kinda hard...
  12. Feeding Sigma

    Betta Fish Care
    So far I've been feeding pellets most days and bloodwords, probably more often than I should. But, after doing some reading I've figured out this can cause more damage than I originally thought. What kind of frozen shrimp should I purchase for my betta? Should I give him some daphnia because...
  13. New shrimp out of water and not active!

    Other Fish
    I bought 2 shrimp on wednesday and they seemed very happy. They where exploring the tank and one was even trying to touch my betta's face! (My betta isnt much of a fighting fish so he just continued sittig on top of his filter). Anyway the shrimp have since gone into hiding, ive got a large tree...
  14. Looking for Caridina shrimp.

    Betta Fish Marketplace
    So I have some blue velvets, love them! But I would like another color to add with them. Please let me know the type of caridina you have, and how much per shrimp would be plus shipping :) I would like at least 6, 10 would be ideal but prices would dictate how many I want to purchase. I am...
  15. Ocelot Danios and Japonica Shrimp

    Betta Fish Marketplace
    I have a school of 10 Ocelot danios for sale. I would like $15 for the whole school. They are very hardy and they school quite well for me. I can't get a decent picture but here is an example of what they look like:
  16. Sorority and shrimps?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello again! I have a question about sororities. I am about to get a 30 gallon aquarium. I intend to cycle it, plant it, and THEN get ten or so female betta splendens from a reputable shop. The fish are imported from Thailand and are fed exclusively a diet of readily available live foods. I...
  17. Questions on feeding

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello everyone. I've been witnessing seemingly strange eating habits from my betta and I'd like your take on it to see if I'm doing something wrong or if there's a bigger issue at hand. Whenever I feed my betta freeze-dried shrimp, he eagerly gobbles them up but then proceeds to regurgitate...
  18. Invert Betta Tankmates?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    I'm tentatively looking into adding some inverts into one or more of my betta tanks in the distant future (3 months minimum) and I'm curious as to experiences others may have had, advice, etc. I'd really like to add them to this tank, but not til it's fully planted and mature. I've had it up...
  19. shrimp and snails in a 2.5?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    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...
  20. Suddenly aggressive betta :(

    Betta Fish Care
    My betta, Orion, lived perfectly harmoniously with his 4 ghost shrimp-mates for the last 4-5 months. This past week, he hunted them down and ate them all. I haven't made any sudden changes in his tank location or set-up. What could have prompted him to do this? Today, he killed the last shrimp...