Peppermint Shrimp

Discussion in 'Group Buys' started by daddio, Oct 22, 2017.

  1. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Well I am going to try this again. I think I found a source for Peppermint Shrimp (wont know for sure til the beginning of the week) These will be medium size and I will have some extras available at $4 each. Please add to this post if you think you want some and include how many you think you want (this way I can increase my order asap if needed) My fingers are crossed that this will happen!
    Cheers! Mark

    Tentative orders:
    @ashburn2k - 4
    @Peter B for @MolaMola -2
    @Kremis - 4
    @Bruce Spiegelman - 5
    @MolaMola + 6 more
    @jepoy - 3
    @JVU . - 3
    @Coral reefer - 10
    @Ibn - 4
    43 total - I am placing the order and hoping for the best
    Last edited: Nov 2, 2017
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  2. Where are you located again? Trying to decide if it's worth the drive just to see how long they last with my Hawkfish. Also have you verified they will be Lysmata wurdemanni and not one of the other "peppermint" species that don't eat Aptasia?
  3. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    I will order 4

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  4. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    And he’s in rwc

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  5. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    They are "aptasia eating variety"
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  6. MolaMola

    MolaMola Supporting Member

    Peppermint shrimp get along in groups, right? I have one big Caribbean one now and since I have no aiptasia he eats bits of fish/mysis. Is this normal for p shrimp? They will not starve without nems to eat?
  7. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    I think they are ok in groups and eat whatever they can find
    If we can get this order fulfilled, Peter would like to donate a pair to your class tank:)
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  8. Kremis

    Kremis Supporting Member

    ill take 2
  9. I'll take 5
  10. MolaMola

    MolaMola Supporting Member

    Well, that is thoughtful and appreciated! Peter could name them, too. My students will be envious of his tanks. I would actually like to buy some shrimp to have 8 total because they will add some fun to our tanks lacking fish and other inverts, plus there is aiptasia in a very old tank at my MIL's.
  11. jepoy

    jepoy Supporting Member

    I’ll take 3 please. Thanks!

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  12. JVU

    JVU Supporting Member

    I would like 3 please. Thank you for organizing this Mark!

    Bruce, Maureen, and I live near each other in the Walnut Creek/Pleasant Hill area so maybe we can carpool them home depending on when they come in.
  13. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    Anyone close to Berkeley want to carpool this?

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  14. I can drop yours off or bring them to Walnut Creek if this goes through. I'm in Redwood City for lunch once every week to ten days anyway and can adjust my day accordingly.
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  15. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    10 please
  16. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    Thank you, please drop them off at my work.

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  17. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Order is placed, lets see if he will ship, I will update in a day or so when I know the status.
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  18. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Good News - He say he will ship them but it will be a couple of weeks. (probably about the same time as the meet up in Oakland) Still time to adjust orders.
    Cheers! Mark
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  19. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    The Peppermint Shrimp are shipping out today and will be here tomorrow (Friday)
  20. Dammit! I was in Redwood City yesterday!

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