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Hey guys!

I've had my CRS for close to a month now (bought about 20 juvies and adults on 30th June) and they seem to be really happy and healthy in their tank with the painted fire reds. So far the PFRs have been berrying and breeding like crazy but I've yet to see any berried CRS 😕

Tank Parameters:

  • Size: 14 Gallon Long
  • Ammonia , Nitrite 0ppm
  • Nitrate 20ppm
  • pH 6.3
  • dKH 2
  • dGH 7
  • TDS 170
  • Temp 23-25c

Diet: Bacter AE (1 scoop once a week-mainly for the PFR babies), Bornoewild Frenzy (once a week), Indian Almond leaves and aldercones for when they get the late night hunger pangs 😄

So my question would be, do my CRS require some additional protein in their diet? I've been told breeding is quite a energy intensive activity for shrimp. And if so, would feeding some frozen blood-worms help to supplement this? 

Thanks for reading!!

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