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Looking to buy between 15-20 Amano for a new set up i am doing.

Will also be looking for some other shrimp later if not to costly.

1-2$ per would be best.

Moss. Fissiden i would prefer as i want to make a moss tree.

Let me know if you have either.

Can pick up in the lower mainland if not too far from Burnaby

IM me here and we can set something up
 

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You'll be hard pressed to find amano for any less than $3.

I have a bunch of christmas moss, which makes a great bonsai tree. I'll have some left over when I'm done with my tree and can sell.
 

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Curious as to what type of setup requires that many amano.
30 gallon with tons of drift wood... old wood that is prone to algae... shirmp eat and feed off of it... more is better... too many ya think? i have 5 right now.

Just starting in on shrimp so not really sure how many i should have... would like some reds too
 

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You'll be hard pressed to find amano for any less than $3.

I have a bunch of christmas moss, which makes a great bonsai tree. I'll have some left over when I'm done with my tree and can sell.
Excellant.. hit me up when your tree is done... would like to know how you did yours
 

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Make sure the tank is covered well. Several times I have found newly bought Amanos dead on the floor. Once I found one crawling across the rug. He was returned to the tank and survived. Once they settle in, they seem not to wander. I have some that have lasted 4 years and counting.
 

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30 gallon with tons of drift wood... old wood that is prone to algae... shirmp eat and feed off of it... more is better... too many ya think? i have 5 right now.

Just starting in on shrimp so not really sure how many i should have... would like some reds too
Hrmm I think the current 5 you have now is good for a 30gal. I have a 3 in a 40gal and I found it to be enough. If you just have an affinity for shrimps like I do, I would definitely suggest red cherry shrimps aka rcs. They're one of the easiest and hardiest, and most affordable shrimps. Not to mention some nice color in contrast to the amanos.
 

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Make sure the tank is covered well. Several times I have found newly bought Amanos dead on the floor. Once I found one crawling across the rug. He was returned to the tank and survived. Once they settle in, they seem not to wander. I have some that have lasted 4 years and counting.
Yup... glass top with only 1/2 inch each side for venting... all good on the jumping shrimp...
 

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Hrmm I think the current 5 you have now is good for a 30gal. I have a 3 in a 40gal and I found it to be enough. If you just have an affinity for shrimps like I do, I would definitely suggest red cherry shrimps aka rcs. They're one of the easiest and hardiest, and most affordable shrimps. Not to mention some nice color in contrast to the amanos.
Red Cherry is next on the list... but how many is good for the size of tank i have? 10? or because of the size i can have more... lots of plants in there as well... see below

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Nice setup, and it doesn't look like you have much algae. I think the 5 you have is good for Amano, but it's really up to you. Shrimps have a low bioload so you can have more compared to other stock.
One thing to note is to make sure they have suitable tank mates.
Red Cherry is next on the list... but how many is good for the size of tank i have? 10? or because of the size i can have more... lots of plants in there as well... see below

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