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ineke

I can't seem to completely get them out of my tanks , they just keep breeding and the babies are too hard to catch BUT this time I emptied every thing out of the tank and they are all in the esky fingers crossed ive got all the little blighters:encouragement:

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shrimpstan

Coming into winter they'll slow down dramatically if its cold enough.. I dont keep mine with a heater for population control purposes.. otherwise their non stop as I have 80+ saddled/berried girls. I have my reds in their own 2ft so I dont mind if numbers drop or tapper off.. not that they ever do. Hope that helps :)

In short the contraception is cold weather I think. But dont go below the 17-18°c ..depending on where u live u might need a heater for winters peak.. then take out again come spring.

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ineke

We get DAMN cold here and my house has always been like a fridge in winter so heaters are a must. I am keeping a few of the best colours and then putting the rest with the culls in the fish tank!!!! Not the tiny babies though I'm not that mean they need a fighting chance!!!:encouragement:

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shrimpstan

To slow them down dramatically only put ur temp heater on 18.. they wont die but they wont really breed although the odd still might but her berried period lengthens

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ineke

Damn this thread has been hijacked again SORRY I really don't mean to take over it just happens:o

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