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7 minutes ago, Benny said:

Does anyone know of anyone keeping them successfully? 

Do you know if they were wild caught or aquarium bred?

If they are wild caught, it will be as hard as everything you have read.

 

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My lfs stocks them regularly now, as well as typus shrimp (very expensive, but super low/rare stock so fair enough); I could see if I can use them to locate a hobbyist doing well?

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10 hours ago, jayc said:

Do you know if they were wild caught or aquarium bred?

If they are wild caught, it will be as hard as everything you have read.

 

I asked my supplier and he said his supplier would not let him know if they were wild or bred. 
 

when I did receive them 2 days ago, the water they were in had a tds of 275 and the ph was 6.0. The temp was 14c 

my tank is at ph 6.8 temp 20c and tds of 250. 
I asked my supplier and he said this is fine for them. However everything I’ve read tells me otherwise. 

tonight I filmed one of them eating an algae wafer I dropped in for a few small plecos I have in the tank. All the others are loving the drift wood and hair algae Eating the biofilm.  

They seam to be looking well at this point so fingers crossed I guess.

8 hours ago, Crabby said:

My lfs stocks them regularly now, as well as typus shrimp (very expensive, but super low/rare stock so fair enough); I could see if I can use them to locate a hobbyist doing well?

That would be amazing crabby. It’s so hard to find any info on them. 

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