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Sorry about the poor quality pics,i only have an iphone..

 

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Disciple

Agreed stunners!

What can you tell us about these guys?

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jayc

Nice shrimp.

Everyone seems to have sulawesi shrimp nowadays ... except me. :cry:

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Disciple
5 hours ago, jayc said:

Nice shrimp.

Everyone seems to have sulawesi shrimp nowadays ... except me. :cry:

More and more people are keeping them. They are becoming a lot more affordable too. There are even rumors of people breeding them in tap water and cherry like parameters. So maybe in another few months they will go from the 100 ea to 50 ea.

I need another tank!

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keego
8 minutes ago, Disciple said:

More and more people are keeping them. They are becoming a lot more affordable too. There are even rumors of people breading them in tap water and cherry like parameters. So maybe in another few months they will go from the 100 ea to 50 ea.

I need another tank!

Don't worry @jayc I'm in the same boat :crying: 

@Disciple They are differently getting cheaper and more readily available. Apart from cost, its the temp require or around 28 that holding me back. But if like you say, if their breeding in tap water (don't know why you would risk it) that would be a good thing 

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jayc

Temperatures in Australia makes it easier and cheaper to keep a tank warm, than it is to chill it. A heater is so much easier and cheaper to buy than a chiller.

 

Let me know when anyone has a pair for sale @ $50 ea.

I have an empty tank waiting to be filled.

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shrimpaholich

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to bad youre not in the usa.

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NoGi

You are probably starting to see more as it's getting into Summer and breeders are prepared to ship them rather than ship in winter and risk DOA. More should equate to cheaper one would think. 

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shrimpmytank
On ‎17‎/‎11‎/‎2015‎ ‎12‎:‎47‎:‎51‎, Disciple said:

Agreed stunners!

What can you tell us about these guys?

Well these guys are 6+ generation tank bred here in aus.

I have found they guys pretty easy to keep as long as wp are all good like any shrimp.

My water parameters for these guys are-

ph 8.2

tds 200

temp 28.5

They live in a 45cm cube,with 3cm coral sand base,2cm crushed scorpion on top and some lava rock features,running a 1000ltr canister filter,double sponge and heater/chiller..algae growth for them to graze is most important.

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