Pea Puffers and Shrimp?

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Akihiko.the.Puffer
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Pea Puffers and Shrimp?

Post by Akihiko.the.Puffer » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:05 pm

I have a 10 gallon w/ 3 pea puffers, how many shrimp can I reasonably keep with them?

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Re: Pea Puffers and Shrimp?

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:02 pm

3 DPs is already pushing it.
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Re: Pea Puffers and Shrimp?

Post by pufferjw » Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:23 pm

Pufferpunk wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:02 pm
3 DPs is already pushing it.
Agreed, but it also depends on the type of shrimp. Something like a bamboo shrimp I wouldn't do, but 2 or 3 ghost shrimp would have little impact. Just wait for the tank to be more established and if possible include a decent number of live plants.
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