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This is a discussion on Shrimp for adult newts within the Scuds, Freshwater Shrimp, Slaters, Woodlice, etc forums, part of the Food: Live, Frozen, Freeze-Dried, Pellets, etc category; Hi does anyone feed live shrimp or small fish to there newts if so what kind....

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Hi does anyone feed live shrimp or small fish to there newts if so what kind.



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I've never fed them on purpose but I've kept white pearl and cherry shrimp in my H. orientalis aquarium and they munched on them whenever they could.



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Crevettes, Red Cherry, etc...

If you cannot read french text, never mind.
Look at the second photo.



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Crevettes, Red Cherry, etc...

If you cannot read french text, never mind.
Look at the second photo.
Our Tylototriton shanjing's have sherry shrimps in the tank and they multiply, Clean and get eaten.

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Crevettes, Red Cherry, etc...

If you cannot read french text, never mind.
Look at the second photo.
He He, it's nice to be credited for my picture, most of the time people don't bother. :)



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Now that my scud population has taken off I've been supplementing my cynops cyanurus larvae's diet with them. I haven't actually seen one take any yet but they're all gone in the morning. I still owe you some water lettuce(unless you had some make it the first attempt) when the weather cools down. I could try to send along a starter population if you like. Just be aware that it can take a couple of months before you can harvest from them.



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He He, it's nice to be credited for my picture, most of the time people don't bother. :)
I made this thread on our french board, and it was normal that you be credited with Paul Bacchausen for the very good pictures ;-)



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He He, it's nice to be credited for my picture, most of the time people don't bother. :)
Great pic there. I was thinking of getting red cherry shrimp as a clean up crew and wondering if they went in a newt tank. I done a search on here and found this thread.
I am off to get some for my tank.



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Most (Neo)Caridina species can cope with the temparatures suitable for newts or even thrive in it. I prefer cherry shrimp myself, but don't expect them to be a very useful food item, because they turn out to be too fast for most newts. During summer I have "baby booms" in a couple of my tanks. They're helping to fully compost debris, like snails do.



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If you have sand and you dont like to vacuum, i wouldn't recommend cherry shrimp poo all over , i have put 16 cherrys in the past 2 week or so in my aquarium. I can only find five know but there's a bit more po to vacuum up. I do it every other day, i was doing 2 vacuumings aweek before shrimp.



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Would there be any problem with keeping cherry shrimps with Amano shrimps together with newts?



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Wouldn't a newt setup be too cold for amano shrimp? I have them in a couple of my fish tanks, but these are tropical setups. Thought they needed >20C temps.



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I've had Amano shrimp in my cold water Cynops and Alpine newt tanks for nearly four years and they seem to do great. They obviously can't multiply because the young need salt water to begin with, but the females have eggs most of the time.



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I've kept them as well, but I've never seen any eggs. Since most of my tanks are swarming with cherry shrimp I've never tried a new species. Still curious though.



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Ah, I think I'm going to put some in my newt tanks then. I've got a lot of them. I've managed to breed them succesfully a couple of times using brackish water straight out of an estuary. Only takes me 2 minutes to get there from my house, so it's really easy for me to get a bucket with brackish water.

It already contains food items, but there's a risk of the water containing something bad. The strain I have is content with the amount of salt in this water apparantly. Last three attempts didn't work anymore alas, so I haven't managed to get F2.



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That explains why you have so many of them. Interesting method. Guess you're lucky that the composition of the water is suitable for your strain, because I've heard this varies with eacht strain. If you ever manage to breed them again let me know. Maybe we can make a good trade!



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That's possible. I want all your L.laoensis!



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You can have my wife or my children, but you can't get my L.laoensis mate.



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Funny, I feel the same way about L. laoensis.

I have a dedicated 55g tank for RCS, they get fed to my Laotriton weekly, I never have an issue with the shrimp being too quick because my Laotriton will often just be lazy and wait until the shrimp is in range and then go after it.
I also feed them Amano's when other food is unavailable. Similar response although Laotriton are much more likely to chase them when they are first introduced after awhile.
I have tried feeding baby crawfish to them as well which they relished.



I think the answer to this question depends on the species. For Laotriton, I don't think twice about adding in shrimp and other small crustations.

I would never add them into a Neurergus tank though.



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Ah good to know. Once my animals get aquatic (if I manage to get them this far of course) I will add shrimp. My P.deloustali don't seem to be able to catch a lot, because the shrimp are thriving in their enclosures.



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