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Masta

Hey all,

Just want to share a photo of my current tank holding 3 pumpkin shrimp. The 2 on the left are females, 1 berried and the right is a male. The colours are intensifying as they grow :D

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durro68

Nice are they Dean's stock?

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Ziek

Once I move I'm definitely getting me some of these guys, yours and Gbang's photos have convinced me

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Masta
Nice are they Dean's stock?

Yes they are, pure stock, and the babies will be of pure quality, there is no other shrimp in that 2ft tank. Hopefully all goes well :)

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Gbang

Omg so nice!!!!!!!

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BlueBolts

Absolutely stunning !

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Squiggle

Wow dude, they are amazing! Stunning colour on them :encouragement:

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JPN07

Awesome pumpkins you got mate. Looks yummy :)

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Heavyd

Great looking shrimp mate.

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Neo-shrimp

Nice pumpkins cherries Masta...Very vibrant orange...Good luck in breeding them...

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