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Do cherry shrimp eat phytoplankton?

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While they will mostly eat the small scraps of whatever your shrimp deem to be too tiny, they also feed well off of phytoplankton. These tiny plant-like cellular organisms make the perfect food for copepods and when they are eaten will make the copepods a much more nutritious food source for the shrimp.

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