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I came across this Japanese website that shows the biotope of Sulawesi shrimps.

Thought you guys with Sulas would be interested. (Need Google translate to English).

 

http://equator.web.fc2.com/indonesia-sulawesi-danao.htm

http://equator.web.fc2.com/indonesia-sulawesi-danaomatano.htm

http://equator.web.fc2.com/indonesia-sulawesi-danaoposo.htm

 

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NoGi

Ooooh that clear with green saddle shrimp looked interesting.

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jayc

And it had green neon eggs too!

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