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Old 25-12-2019, 11:44 AM   #9271
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Does anyone know where to get bigger-sized cherry shrimp? So far I have only seen juvenile shrimp (only two places admittedly).
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Old 25-12-2019, 12:02 PM   #9272
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Does anyone know where to get bigger-sized cherry shrimp? So far I have only seen juvenile shrimp (only two places admittedly).
actually young adult size is the best.
they can last longer too.

can try buying online with local breeders.
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Old 28-12-2019, 12:59 PM   #9273
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any dwarf pleco to recommend? wont grow big one... maybe max 1 inch fully grown...
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Old 28-12-2019, 01:54 PM   #9274
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Am I right to assume after evey birth, female guppy will become more frail? I have one female bought de, became so skinny while I didn't notice among the fishes, few days she died le. And guppies will eat corpse is it??? The dead lady seems a little messed

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Old 28-12-2019, 02:06 PM   #9275
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any dwarf pleco to recommend? wont grow big one... maybe max 1 inch fully grown...
Why not try oto instead?
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Old 28-12-2019, 02:14 PM   #9276
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Am I right to assume after evey birth, female guppy will become more frail? I have one female bought de, became so skinny while I didn't notice among the fishes, few days she died le. And guppies will eat corpse is it??? The dead lady seems a little messed

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I think it died of old age. They have a avg life of 12 to 15 months
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I think it died of old age. They have a avg life of 12 to 15 months
She seems full adulthood when I bought her at a LFS, had few good months, so I guess the age matches. But curious, do guppies salvage on their own kind dead?

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Old 28-12-2019, 05:09 PM   #9278
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She seems full adulthood when I bought her at a LFS, had few good months, so I guess the age matches. But curious, do guppies salvage on their own kind dead?

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yes they do. actually many fish will eat their own. its quite common.

for guppy, the bigger the tail, the older the fish.
before it dies of old age, its color will start to fade, less active and will stop eating.
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Old 29-12-2019, 11:10 AM   #9279
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Could be old age bah
My molly pair only few months already round 7 soon

The mommy stil going strong
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yes they do. actually many fish will eat their own. its quite common.

for guppy, the bigger the tail, the older the fish.
before it dies of old age, its color will start to fade, less active and will stop eating.
Hmm OK thanks. Lucky guppies pop very fast too. I noticed my granny's guppy tank seems stagnant or maybe stable le. The guppies are not having any sudden deaths like early stage without any signs. The bunch of anacharis bought from LFS roughly grow fast enough to replace the yellow browning ones. Only thing is I noticed the ground (bare) and walls starting to have brownish greenish algae looking thing. This tank I pretty much leave the sponge filter on the whole day.
At the same time I have those LNY goodies plastic container at home, throw in few stalks of anacharis letting float at the top, no filter or pump. The guppies don't grow as big, babies are still popping but survival rate isn't as high as in tank, maybe also because it's all green algae so I can't see clearly. Then not wasting the previous betta small plastic container, threw in a stalk of anacharis, one male one female, yesterday found suddenly around ten fries. So I moved both daddy mummy back to LNY container.

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Possible to keep shrimps with betta?
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Possible to keep shrimps with betta?
yes but the tank must have hiding places for the shrimps. esp the shrimplets.

try not to keep plakat thou.
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yes but the tank must have hiding places for the shrimps. esp the shrimplets.

try not to keep plakat thou.
Why? Plakat will eat it?
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Why? Plakat will eat it?
plakat is more agile than other betta. its easier for them to catch the shrimp.
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Old 29-12-2019, 10:43 PM   #9285
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How much calcium is there in our water? Do you guys add calcium supplements (natural or commercial) for shrimp and snails?
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