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Can I keep shrimp in bare bottom tank?

Asked: Denis Stoisin, Last Updated:

Bare bottom tanks are really good as “Quarantine” for the plants, sick (new) shrimp or fish. If any parasites do come in with them they cannot burrow down in the substrate and live there. ... If you are a shrimp breeder, it is the best option for culling shrimp and selective breeding.

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