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Chris0zx6r

Hi, I’ve got a 55 litre tank with some guppies, cardinal tetras, panda and peppered cories, amano shrimp and cherry shrimp (oh and a few unintentional snails). I’ve just discovered that there are maybe 10 tiny cherry shrimp (less than 2mm) underneath a piece of wood in the tank. Will they survive with the other species in the tank or should I put them in a breeding box at the top of the tank (I already have one) to stop them becoming fish food! Never had anything breed in the tank so far, so not sure what’s best.

Thanks, Chris 

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jayc
5 hours ago, Chris0zx6r said:

cardinal tetras, panda and peppered cories

They will be fish food unfortunately, if discovered by these fish.

Do what you can to help them survive. Separating them into a breeder box is probably a good idea, but there will be no biofilm for them to graze on in the breeder box ( I assume it has not been in the tank long enough to grow biofilm).

 

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