feeder shrimp info

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    reeftanker84

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    the other day i got some saltwater feeders along with my clowns and nems,these guys are awsome! i never knew feeder shrimp could be suck good sand bed sifters,these guys out turn the narsius snails as far as sand sifting goes,they even bury themselves in the sand so you only see the eyes
     

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    Mr.Diggler Smitten with Sookie

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    I want some.
     
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    well if they breed well ill have tons because i got like 12 in the 75 and 6 or so in my 10
    i wanted lots of critters to eat the extra fish food before it goes to waste
     
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    I used to try to keep them also, but they don't live long in our systems...maybe a week or so.
     
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    haha they know they are doomed so they are making themselves look important LOL
     
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    Ghost shrimp are AWESOME... but they're really meant for freshwater.
     
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    these are not ghost shrimp these are marine shrimp,they are about 2 inches long,lots bigger then ghost shrimp get,and they actualy look like tiger shrimp,
    so far these guys have lasted exactily a week and still going strong!
     
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    Wow, they look cool, but couldnt they get out of hand easy??
     
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    no i dont think so because most babies will get eaten by the fish and corals
     
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    Omg the snail ate the shrimp and now there's nothing left but it's head. :shock:
     
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    ErinCahir Sausage Wrangler

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    Yeah.. you're right. My mistake.
    :bows out gracefully:
     
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    no problem erin,i might have thought the same thing beings they are feeder shrimp
     
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