BREEDING SNAILS AND RIVERSHRIMP

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BREEDING SNAILS AND RIVERSHRIMP

Postby Arny » Mon Apr 18, 2011 1:02 pm

Hey Guys

I have a 3ft tank which I'm gona breed snails in, I also want to put my Live Rivershrimp in the same tank to hopfully breed.

Will the Rivershrimp eat the snails eggs?

Should I get a tank divider?

Thanks

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Re: BREEDING SNAILS AND RIVERSHRIMP

Postby Pufferpunk » Mon Apr 18, 2011 1:19 pm

I'm pretty sure they'll eat the eggs.
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Re: BREEDING SNAILS AND RIVERSHRIMP

Postby xrayjeeper83 » Mon Apr 18, 2011 1:41 pm

I agree with PP(not a shock there) the shrimp will most likely eat the snail eggs. It would have to be a solid divider to keep the snails to one side.
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Re: BREEDING SNAILS AND RIVERSHRIMP

Postby RTR » Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:36 am

IME, attempts to culture multiple food items together tend to end up with basically one item dominating. It can work OK short-term, but long-term one or the other critter dominates.
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Re: BREEDING SNAILS AND RIVERSHRIMP

Postby geronimo69 » Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:54 pm

RTR wrote:IME, attempts to culture multiple food items together tend to end up with basically one item dominating. It can work OK short-term, but long-term one or the other critter dominates.



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