Very soft water in my shrimp tank

MCMastered

Ok, so I have 80 litre tank with shrimp, not sure which they are, but they are very small, only about 1.5-2cm long. There is also one betta and baby bristlenose pleco.
Our tap water is very soft, Gh only 3, Kh is also low, 3-4. (aquili drop test). What would be ok for the shrimp?
I have added Dennerle nano crusta mineral once a week.
Would the betta and bristlenose be ok if I add some Gh+/Kh+ additive in the tank?
Ph is around 7.5, no ammonia or nitrite, nitrate is 5-10.

Also, will the pleco eat the shrimp once it gets bigger?
 

ruud

For some species this would be ...so-so; for other shrimp species a disaster.
One picture is all we need to determine what species you have.

My bet is Neocaridina species; they prefer a bit harder water (as well as oxygen rich / cooler temps); so not exactly beta conditions. Then again, Neocaridina are fairly adaptable.

I'm not an advocate of additives, to say the least. Get species that fit your tap or another steady source.
 

MCMastered

Thanks,
These are what I have.

IMG_20211111_204312__01.jpg
 

ruud

Yes, neocaridina: Cherry, Chocolate, and a crossing from different color morphs.
So your water is on the soft side, but I have neo's doing well in softwater as well. I supplement their food sources with e.g calcium.
 

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