Re: NANFA-L-- Fairy shrimp and fish
Fri, 01 Jul 2005 10:12:51 -0500

I doubt that the fairy shrimp are eating the _Daphnia_. Aren't they
more likely to be eating bacteria and algae?


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----- Original Message -----
Date: Friday, July 1, 2005 7:31 am
Subject: NANFA-L-- Fairy shrimp and fish

> Some of you might be interested in this, for the last couple of
> weeks I've
> been keeping fairy shrimp and least killie fish together in a
> small aquarium. I
> know several times in the past people have asked if fish and fairy
> shrimp can
> be kept together and I guess if the fish is small enough the
> answer is yes. So
> far the killies have shown little or no interest in the shrimp.
> The fairy
> shrimp live in my daphnia pond and eat the daphnia like the
> killies do (I guess)
> Michael
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