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KH concerns for neo's in Caridina tanks

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KaridinaGal

Hi everyone, I have read there's a number if shrimp keepers who keep Neo's in with their Bees, Mischlings, Pinto's etc.

I was liking that idea, as the two species don't interbreed, but my question is, will the Cherry's still be happy in such a low KH environment?

I'd live to keep my yellow cherry's with my mischlings, but I still want them to breed etc., Won't they be at a disadvantage is the water parameters aren't their ideal?

 

Thanks in advance for any & all advice about this

 

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ineke

I have kept my Neos in Caridina WP"s for over 6 years. The quality of the shrimp seems to stay just as good as when they were in Neo WP"s. Initially you may see a slight slowing down of breeding but then they just take off. As you can see my Yellows aren't suffering596ea7c3a50bc_IMG_20170511_115953_zpspx2nqeth(1).thumb.JPG.7ea57080c9f07da6a562ce326ee741a9.JPG

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jayc

Drip acclimatise them initially, so they don't get a shock to the new conditions.

 

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