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Can ghost shrimp kill neon tetras?

Asked: Bret Alexander, Last Updated:

If the Neons are small and the Ghosts full grown, it could happen. They'll snatch up fry that get close. There are a LOT of different species of "Ghost" and "Glass" shrimp. Some of these are indeed hunters.

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