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How many shrimp can fit in a 5 gallon?

Asked: Patrick Herman, Last Updated:

How many shrimp can I keep in a 5 gallon tank? A 5-gallon aquarium tank can safely host up to 20-30 cherry shrimp, or 5-10 amano shrimp. If you are keeping fish in the same tank, aim at no more than 3 to 5 shrimp and keep breeding in place.

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