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Can you raise shrimp in freshwater?

Asked: Bret Alexander, Last Updated:

Freshwater shrimp have been grown in earthen ponds as small as 1/10th of an acre to as large as 5+ acres. The ponds must be free of any existing fish/amphibians/turtles or the shrimp juveniles become expensive fish food. ... Ponds built with internal or external harvesting basins are easiest to harvest.

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