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I am doing an experiment with my cherry shrimp on temperature dependant sex determination and I need a divided tank

obviously the tank won’t need to be too big as I am just housing 1 male and 1 female in each section.

ideally, I am looking for a rectangular tank divided into 3 sections so that I can breed 3 pairs at once. The sections will need to share water as I only want to use 1 set of equipment. But if they’re sharing water, I am concerned that after breeding, shrimplets will be able to move into each section through the holes which would ruin my experiment.

 Does anybody know where I can get a divided tank suitable for my experiment that isn’t too costly or anything I could use as an alternative? Thanks 

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If you want to be using a single set of equipment, you'll need to go DIY. I would say make some sort of frame that fits snugly inside the tank, and run really fine netting over the frame, for the dividers? Or possibly just a big sheet of filter sponge that you can cut up. The latter has less water flow though. 

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Where are you based?

As crabby says you will probably need to do some diy though you may find something you could use sold for Betta fish on ebay or amazon maybe? Anything that shares water may be more difficult to stop shrimps moving between sections any way they can find!

Simon

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Where are you based?
As crabby says you will probably need to do some diy though you may find something you could use sold for Betta fish on ebay or amazon maybe? Anything that shares water may be more difficult to stop shrimps moving between sections any way they can find!
Simon

Cornwall based. I think go to my local fish shops and try and find a triple betta tank or something similar. Thanks
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I hope you manage to find something, though it may still need some adapting/tweaking to be shrimplet safe?

I had a quick look on amazon and saw the type of thing you want but it would be better to see it up close so you can work out what you may need to adapt etc!

Simon

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