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Red Cherry Shrimp .. help?

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I got 6 red cherry shrimp yesterday, and form what i''ve read, the 'saddled' shrimp, are female.

Just wanted someone to confirm that the 'saddle' is what i think it is..

the yellow/greenish thing on the shrimp in the red circle is the saddle. Yes?
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It looks that way to me. Here is a thread on another forum that discusses this, with photos.
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It looks that way to me. Here is a thread on another forum that discusses this, with photos.
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Both shrimp are female! I've had success keeping them with my newts, they're much too fast to be caught, and they add a nice flash of color to the tanks as well as help to keep them clean. Hope mine breed soon :)



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