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So this is actually for a friend, but since I will be supervising the tank until they get more skill I'm doing my own research. Got a friend whose got a 3 gallon tank with a betta and we talked about her converting it to salt water and me giving her a problematic peppermint shrimp. For stocking I was thinking also adding a nessarius snail and an astrea snail for clean up and also do add things to look at. Anyone have opinions on this? I know it's a small set up and I'm a little worried about the pep going after the snails.
 

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Peppermints are not predatory shrimps and are more scavengers on things that are dead or dying so I would worry about that. However the salinity fluctuations of a small tank would worry me with shrimp
 
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I know and she knows. I told her she's going to have to check/top off daily to keep it stable.
 
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Peppermints are not predatory shrimps and are more scavengers on things that are dead or dying so I would worry about that. However the salinity fluctuations of a small tank would worry me with shrimp
This one I'm getting rid of because I watched it eat a brand new hammer, and also since adding my 3 peppermints to my 75 I've noticed something has taken a nip off the dorsal fin of my firefish bit haven't SEEN any of the shrimp go after the fish so maybe I'm biased.
 

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This one I'm getting rid of because I watched it eat a brand new hammer, and also since adding my 3 peppermints to my 75 I've noticed something has taken a nip off the dorsal fin of my firefish bit haven't SEEN any of the shrimp go after the fish so maybe I'm biased.
Interesting little oddball shrimp haha
 
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Interesting little oddball shrimp haha
Yeah it wasn't until after this happened that I found other people talking on forums about how they have the occasional pep cause issues. Then the guy at my LFS told me he'd only recommend 2 for a 75 with everything else I have in there
 

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