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post #451 of 462 (permalink) Old 08-25-2013, 10:43 PM
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Nope - you're over-thinking it.

8 hours of low light. Nothing special.
I'm trying to grow moss thick as well, but it isn't really working. Is a Fugeray on a 10 gallon low light?

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post #452 of 462 (permalink) Old 08-25-2013, 10:47 PM Thread Starter
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It's low-medium. I have a 20" Fugeray on a 10gal and use a layer of fiberglass window screen to cut things down a bit.

That's the tank in my signature. A month or so ago, I pulled a few pounds of moss out of that tank after just 4-5 months of growth.
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For the shrimp, does it make a huge difference if you use small rocks instead of Fluval Shrimp Stratum?
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post #454 of 462 (permalink) Old 10-19-2013, 02:29 PM Thread Starter
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Shrimp Stratum is a buffering substrate, so it's something typically used in tanks where you need to lower pH a bit or absorb some KH.

Inert substrates - like gravel - are fine for shrimp like Neos that don't need to live in conditions as acidic as Taiwan Bees.
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post #455 of 462 (permalink) Old 11-03-2013, 10:16 PM
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Do you still sell shrimps? If so i am wanting to start a 10gl tank just for shrimp...
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Nope, I don't have shrimp for sale. Please note, though, that buying/selling isn't permitted outside the For Sale section of the forum. You'll want to take a look there. Tons of options and tons of different shrimp available there.
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Just thought I would tease something I've been working on for about two years:



It's a shrimp food that I doubt I'll ever be making in bulk because of the physical labor required. Not a fan of climbing trees at the ripe, old age of 31.

But I've been seeing some crazy results and increased breeding among my CBS colonies that I've been testing it on throughout 2013.

Also, if anyone wants to trade (human) bodies, that'd be appreciated. Not looking forward to climbing trees again any time soon.
is this the mulberry walnut ?

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pink4miss: Yep.

Back to the journal... Finally getting things settled post-move and the shrimp are thriving again! Can't wait to get another 20L started up.
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Nice Tank!

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So I just read this whole thing... and I was wondering about making my own shrimp tubes... what kind of glue did you use on to hold the moss on? I will deff be making some of these this week!
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wow... 31 pages of great shrimping info! Tanks and shrimp look great!

out of curiosity... how much time do you think you spend on all your tanks? 10 hrs/week? more?
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So I just read this whole thing... and I was wondering about making my own shrimp tubes... what kind of glue did you use on to hold the moss on? I will deff be making some of these this week!
Super Glue Gel. If you use it, make sure you don't use too much.

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