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10-18-2011, 03:20 PM
I've got some shrimp coming in and I'm going to rearrange some tanks. I've got a 20L with some plecos growing out. I'm going to move the gertrudae rainbows I have in with them and put the shrimp. Will the plecos hunt down the shrimp or do you think they'll be safe?
The only time I ever put a pl*co in a shrimp tank, the pl*co acted dead and the shrimp treated it accordingly.
10-18-2011, 05:00 PM
Short fin BN, RCS, guppies all living and breeding in the same tank... Only issue is that occasional when the male BN gets "fiesty" he'll run over a red cherry.
10-18-2011, 05:17 PM
I never had a problem with them being together.
10-18-2011, 09:07 PM
I've had RCS eat the tails of longfins
10-18-2011, 09:20 PM
Well i've only kept short fins with shrimp..
10-19-2011, 09:11 AM
he was also caved up with eggs
10-19-2011, 04:22 PM
many species of plecos are primarily meat eaters....they will eat shrimp...
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