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Proof puffers can have friends...for a while...

Post by RedEye73 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:02 am

So just wanted to share a pic of my RCS happily cleaning the tank for 2+ weeks now and today i added a algae shrimp which rode in on a tiny moss ball i got:
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See they can have crunchy friends... (ok tbh there were 2 RCS he ate the male...lol)
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Post by Corvus » Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:13 am

I do keep C. irrubesco with Red Cherry Shrimps for 7+ years. There may be a shrimp missing now and then, but they seem to breed too fast or not taste good enough to become extinct.
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Post by bertie 83 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:23 am

Maybe saving them for later lol
It's amazing how easy maintenance is. If done regularly and thoroughly

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Post by RVS » Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:17 pm

Dwarfs are picky eaters, they like easy food, and eating a RSC it is not easy, try to catch one with your hands.
Anyway RSC will never be seen as a tank mate, they are live swimming food.
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Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Jan 21, 2012 1:49 pm

You need to make that pic much smaller. See the Forum Rules for this.
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Post by RedEye73 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:31 pm

Fixed Pufferpunk :)

Just click for larger pic now.

Well whatever the reason im glad the little guys survive long enough to house clean. The algae shrimp is bold and a little vacuum watched him devour a few bloodworms my puffer missed in a few minutes...lol

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Post by LilGreenPuffer » Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:13 pm

That's a nice Sakura shrimp!
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Re: Proof puffers can have friends...for a while...

Post by xrayjeeper83 » Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:25 pm

My GSP, abei, and fahaka have all lived with ghosts lol
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