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GLASS SHRIMP

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GLASS SHRIMP

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 2 cm
Temperament: Peaceful.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 8-23 degrees celsius
pH Level: 7.0-7.8
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate

 

Range

Widespread across Australia.

 

Reproduction

After mating the female carries her eggs under her tail. The young disperse when they are fully developed.

 

Feeding

Omnivorous and Herbivorous (grazes on algae). Will also scavenge on fish foods.

 

Additional Comments

Prefers a planted tank and looks best against a darker substrate. Use a tight fitting cover as all Killifish are expert jumpers. Keep either in a single species tank or with similar sized peaceful species. Males are more colourful and have longer fins.

 

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Disclaimer : The information provided here is of a general nature only. There are site specific factors that are not addressed here that may also affect the health and well being of your fish, as such Coburg Aquarium will not be held liable for the performance of your fish.