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These serrata breed at a really small size

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I've kept various Caridina cf. cantonensis and recently tried a few C serrata for a new (well, set up in April but new to shrimp) tank. They were home bred little juveniles, and I figured I had several months before I would see berries. The largest ones are at about 1/2" or 1.27 cm now and multiple females are already berried. My bees need to be twice this size before they berry for me. Just found it interesting. Substrate of Flourite and a little ADA for scale. I'm guessing these fry are going to be tiny!

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sdlTBfanUK

Great photo.

Simon

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Blue Ridge

Thanks, the ol' iPhone 6 rarely makes me happy, but if you take enough sometimes you'll get one good one!

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    • sdlTBfanUK
      Great picture and love the shrimplets. Also pleased to hear it is all working so well! Do you now what the PH is of the new 20G tank? Simon
    • sdlTBfanUK
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      Welcome to SKFA @DNTM_Shrimp_Breeders !
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