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Lots of Berried Mumma's

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So I was sticky beaking in my native tank and spied most if not all my girls are berried :excited:, so here's hoping that shortly not only will I have the notopala babies growing up nicely but also a few generations of various native shrimp.

Blackmore I think

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Easy to identify Chameleon

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Also easy to ID Darwin Rednose

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and another

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And this really full girl that is either a DAS or a local creek shrimp that might in all honesty could be anything

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Disciple

Congrats!

Its always nice to see lots of berried females. Keep up the good work.

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al4n

Berry nice!

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Baccus

Thanks, I sent the tank into a melt down yesterday, I put a heap of mozzie wrigglers in the tank. Not only did the spotted blue eyes go nuts but plenty of the shrimp also started coming out and seemed to be hunting the wrigglers as well.

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