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I may do that. I have a 5 gallon that is empty I can do this with. But it well have to wait till I get moved. And I will have to read a lot more on how I would have to take care of them. Would a need a filter? Skimmer? Sand? ect.....Would be cool to have babies.

And I not so sure they would be any better off in my care then in the glob.

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I may do that. I have a 5 gallon that is empty I can do this with. But it well have to wait till I get moved. And I will have to read a lot more on how I would have to take care of them. Would a need a filter? Skimmer? Sand? ect.....Would be cool to have babies.

And I not so sure they would be any better off in my care then in the glob.

From what I read they only need a bubble filter. Sand bottom, and just yearly water changes.

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So far I have found that my 1 gallon tank I have would work. Just need to add more brackish water a little at a time then just replace evaporated water and do the once a year water change. Still need to find out what to feed them.

http://www.stonecraftsite.com/micro_aquarium.html

So might try to get them out in the next could weeks.

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so I just want to get this right,

They are not actually "salt water shrimp" and will do fine with bubble filter, sand and YEARLY water changes ? What about food ?

They are technically marine shrimp. They survive in brackish water pools in hawaii that are formed by volcanic activity.

So far I have found that my 1 gallon tank I have would work. Just need to add more brackish water a little at a time then just replace evaporated water and do the once a year water change. Still need to find out what to feed them.

http://www.stonecraf...o_aquarium.html

So might try to get them out in the next could weeks.

I see keepers using spirulina and just normal shrimp feeds, and cultivating algae and such like the globe claims to do.

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Brackish water shrimp. After reading some more going to use my 2.5 gallon tank and a bubble stone. Need to get the salt and the cheapest I see is 15 bucks but it well last forever. And I well get some play sand. They can eat algae wafers a couple times a week. Just crush them up really fine and remove the leftover next day. I also have a heater I can use. And I am going to look for some lava rocks for them to hide in.

This well be a fun project for after I move.

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Brackish water shrimp. After reading some more going to use my 2.5 gallon tank and a bubble stone. Need to get the salt and the cheapest I see is 15 bucks but it well last forever. And I well get some play sand. They can eat algae wafers a couple times a week. Just crush them up really fine and remove the leftover next day. I also have a heater I can use. And I am going to look for some lava rocks for them to hide in.

This well be a fun project for after I move.

That does sound like a lot of fun!! You need to show us step by step how you are doing this :D

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I have no clue what I am doing so a step by step might be a bad idea cause don't want anyone using my method when I might just kill them all. And I am kind of worried about hurting my friends feelings. I did ask for this glob and to tear it apart when she well be living right next door might make her feel bad. So now I am kind of torn.

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I have no clue what I am doing so a step by step might be a bad idea cause don't want anyone using my method when I might just kill them all. And I am kind of worried about hurting my friends feelings. I did ask for this glob and to tear it apart when she well be living right next door might make her feel bad. So now I am kind of torn.

Hm. I can see your predicament.

I think in the end I choose the little shrimps lives. xD

I imagine if you put some of the water with some new water back in,and the substrate, you would still have little organisms in there swimming around and being of interest?

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I love these! I want the droplet one (; On etsy there are marimo moss ball ones that look similar to this. Don't know how they fare though.

You might want to read the most recent posts here. xD

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Yep going to move them out. Just like I said after the move. And hope i have much better luck then I do with fresh water shrimp.

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I love these! I want the droplet one (; On etsy there are marimo moss ball ones that look similar to this. Don't know how they fare though.

You might want to read the most recent posts here. xD

I just did! I will probably just get the moss ball ones. Those don't have any shrimp but are super cool anyways!

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Nuts. I was thinking that would be perfect for my kids' bedrooms but I'm glad to have the whole story. I will be interested in seeing what you end up with in the end Hidr!

I think they would be perfect with an open top. Things just NEED fresh, open air for gas exchange. But wouldn't one with a nice, even slanted open top and a tiny bubbler be pretty?

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