Whisker Or Ghost Shrimp?

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they said red spots and antennae mean ghost shrimp, blue spots, whisker shrimp.
Yours is clearly red and a normal large ghost!
The ghosts I kept had red spots as well and were not aggressive.
 
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they said red spots and antennae mean ghost shrimp, blue spots, whisker shrimp.
Yours is clearly red and a normal large ghost!
The ghosts I kept had red spots as well and were not aggressive.
Thanks! I don't want them to beat up Banshee. I got them as potential snacks/ tankmates for my betta. Stuck them in the tank and realized that one is about the same size as Banshee's body.
 

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I take that back for a second, I do recall seeing one shrimp hanging on the tail of one betta as he thrashed around, it was short lived and the betta eventually took off it's whiskers, but that's probably due to me not feeding them enough.
I had been feeding them, then sorta stopped because I didn't really care about them.
So they sought out more food competition.

They may end up as residents than snacks! And might be attracted to long fins.
The betta mine got on was a crowntail with super long fins.
That's a big shrimp! I had one that was bigger than my cpo crayfish, it even had claws the same size or bigger lol
 
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So i should make sure to feed them. Got it! There's a lot of algae in my tank but i can add other food as well.
 
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Well, two hours later and i can’t find a single one. I hope they survived!
 

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They are very hard to find and hide extremely well. Just make sure to offer them food and they should be fine.
 
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Here is King Ghostie chilling on top of the driftwood. I gave him a pellet. Not sure he realized it is food yet.
 
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