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I have a one gallon tank and I was wondering if I could keep shrimp in it. And if I can which types

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3 hours ago, Tony Ramirez said:

I have a one gallon tank and I was wondering if I could keep shrimp in it. And if I can which types

Go with the hardier Neocaridina (Cherry) shrimps.

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Yes, but you are better off going with a larger tank. (at least 5 gallons, but 10 is preferable)

Do you know what the GH, KH and TDS of the water will be for the shrimp? Will you be using a filter? What type of substrate?

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