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How many shrimps and male female ratio per breeding box

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HexaD

I just bought a 10wx15h breeding box and wanted to put a few of my best SSS together. Is there a certain amount I can put in before they stress out and is there a particular male to female ratio?

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John.

I'm far from a pro breeder, and I have 0 shrimp currently as I lost my cherries... However, if it was my decision, I'd put my BEST male in with a few saddled ladies...

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Foxpuppet

was just speaking with a reputable breeder the other day, he puts 1 male to 6-8 female's.

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HexaD
was just speaking with a reputable breeder the other day' date=' he puts 1 male to 6-8 female's.[/quote']

A breeder mate told me that you can't put one male with too many females as it might die of exhaustion lol I'll give 2-3 a go, hopefully will have some good results!

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Loach

Im in line for some of this offspring! Is the breeder local? ;)

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Sprae

I'm queueing up to #2 on the list then! :)

Good luck!

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Dean

i would only put 3 girls to one boy as i have had males die from over sexing with to many females.

this also depends a lot on when they molt? if they all molt around the same time then you have a dead male very fast

but if they molt a few days apart then you can easily increase the number of girls to boy.

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