Just thought I'd give a quick update since this thread was supposed to be a guide.
I got my fairy shrimp eggs yesterday and started them last night in a 2 gallon mini bowfront tank I used to use for guppy fry. I used pure RO water and the only other things in the tank are a small driftwood chunk and a piece of java moss, both from an established tank so they should be nicely coated in algae and microorganisms. The tank has a heater but no filter and I've left the light, a 13 watt 6500K CFL, on continuously since I know light is supposed to help hatching rates.
This morning I checked and there's hundreds of them swimming about, I guess I added too many eggs. lol
The instructions are poorly translated and hard to read, but they appear to say to feed them the bakers yeast formula daily starting on day 1. This goes against most of the guides I've read, so I gave them only a tiny amount.
Anyway, that's my day 1 update. If things continue to go well there will be further ones.