Vampire Shrimp In A Community Tank?

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if you keep all twelve cories fed enough then they won't compete with the vampire shrimps for bottom food
wafers will be good for both of them incase the cories make a mess of it so the vampires can filter feed
but the vampires will need live plants because they can filter detritus and won't have to worry about the cory competition
 
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Thank you

I'm planning to do live plants. Just need to get some. That's the hard with all of this (and why my tank is not yet stocked) I live in rural Newfoundland and I am still looking for someone to ship to me.

I found a place but shipping will be $60 :'( I have so make it worth while and get a bunch at once
 

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Vampire shrimp do great in community tanks! Just don't expect to see them for a month or so if you have solid hiding places. I often have to look in every nook and cranny for mine. When he does have a spot and begins to filter feed, you can practice target feeding by dropping food right into the stream he's standing in
 
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Thank you! He will probably be the last addition to the tank but I like to plan. Haha!

I currently only have 2 caves made but I plan to make a few more hiding places.
 
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Good thinking! Thanks

Any suggestion for silicon to stick the rocks together to keep the caves from coming apart?
 
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