RCS babies and Eheim Aquastyle filter

Discussion in 'Cherry Shrimp' started by Colorado, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. ColoradoValued MemberMember

    Don't know if anyone will have any ideas on this one...

    I have a bunch of RCS in an Eheim Aquastyle 9 gallon Nano tank. Several are berried (yay!) and I'm wondering if I need to cover the filter intake area. It's several inches up from the bottom of the tank and I don't think terribly strong in terms of suction. This is my first experience with breeding shrimp.

    Anyone else keeping/breeding shrimp in an Eheim Aquastyle?

  2. featherblueWell Known MemberMember

    Cover it for sure! I caught a day old blue shrimplets today with the turkey baster fishing out snails. The babies are so tiny theyget sucked up if they get within inches of the intake. I use a simple intake cover on the shrimp tank with a hob, and my other is on sponge filters. You could fit foam over the intake and use fishing line to secure it

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