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OT: Baby shrimp!!

Posted By: Jim Powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Tuesday, 15 March 2005, at 4:03 p.m.

I just noticed some tiny shrimp about the size of a grain of rice, in one of my river tanks.I have amanos, cherries and some other type of neocaradina(I think) that were sold as "blue shrimp", in the tank. The "blues" are similar in shape to the other two species but smaller like the cherries. They are a light translucent yellow/orange in color with a wide, almost flourescent, orange/gold dorsal stripe. The little guys don't seem to have that stripe and are a light pink in color. I think they may be young cherries, but we will see. Cherries in two other tanks also have eggs at this time, so hopefully, there will be more. The odd thing is that the cherries always have done better in my other river ta