Shrimp Size Before Move?

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I have some cherry shrimp babies in a breeder net in my brothers betta tank because I had some adault shrimp in a tank that got icy so I moved them there and they bread so I have an older batch and a younger batch of babies and the parents have almost all died off from old age. My question is should I wait until they are bigger before I move them. The older batch is about 2cm long the younger ones are about 1cm long. Thanks in advance!
 

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I've moved much smaller than that without an issue. Just make sure you acclimate them
 
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Bithimala said:
I've moved much smaller than that without an issue. Just make sure you acclimate them
How long should I drop acclimate them? 30min or 45?
 

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If you can drip acclimate, always a safer option. I've found the RCS I have to be really hardy.
 

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Bithimala said:
If you can drip acclimate, always a safer option. I've found the RCS I have to be really hardy.
Agreed, plus younger shrimp are said to transition better than older shrimp.

Are you worried about moving them because of the transition/acclimation or because there are fish in their new tank that might eat them if they're tiny?
 
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JenC said:
Agreed, plus younger shrimp are said to transition better than older shrimp.

Are you worried about moving them because of the transition/acclimation or because there are fish in their new tank that might eat them if they're tiny?
I was worried about shocking them if they were too young but I drop acclimated them for 50min and I didn’t loose a single one!
 

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