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My Stout and Shield arrived today. The stout is a very powdery food supplement that was eagerly consumed by my shrimp. The directions tell you to mix it with water and just pour it in....it will go all over the tank until the shrimp find it.

Question about Shield (maybe I'm over thinking this). On the bottle is says: "Dose 1 spoon / 200 liters of water after weekly water change to maintain quality". So, does that mean that I dose at a ratio of 1spoon/200 liters on the water that I'm adding or do I dose the entire tank after the water change based on how much water is already in the tank? Can someone clarify this?
My guess is that it means 1 spoon is good up to 200 liters.

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post #17 of 346 (permalink) Old 02-23-2012, 12:19 AM
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It says after water change, so is assume its treating the entire tank, not just the new water
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I treat for the whole tank with Shield. I've been using a lot of their stuff for quite a while now and can say it's all been great quality (which is why I started selling it). I regularly use almost the entire line.

The foods are my shrimps' favorite of all the kinds I've tried. All of my shrimp ball up on them. Especially Frenzy. It's amazing how fast they find it.

I have also switched to using their fish foods for my fish and have never gotten better feeding response. My CPD's actually surface feed with it.

I use some of their intake/outlet pipes and the quality is top notch on those as well.

I've also used their planted substrate additives. Using just those and Turface I've been able to grow just about anything I've tried. The Bacter Crystal is also fantastic for cycling new tanks on the fast track even if their aren't going to be plants in the tank.

In general, if it's got Borneo Wild on the label, it's going to be very high quality.

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i took it as entire tank
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My stash is starting to grow (not pictured are Barley food and Frenzy which came in little sample packages)...next on the list will be humic and GH up.

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Haha it a very addictive line of product.
I need a few more myself lol.
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Yeah, I'm trying a few samples first but it seems like they are almost all really handy.
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uggg you're so right. Just lastnight I had to stop myself from tallying up how much a measly 20long costs when used as a shrimp tank. lol I'd rather spend it on their environment than on replacing dead shrimp though.

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Thats why it's great to sample first.

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My stash is starting to grow (not pictured are Barley food and Frenzy which came in little sample packages)...next on the list will be humic and GH up.

Be careful! This could happen to you:

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Huge fan of Crimson. I have some crazy red shrimp.
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I definitely plan to get more over time. For now, I think the basics I have will do okay for my neos.

That is a really nice stash though!
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I think I am infected!!!! Is there a cure for BW bug ??
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Is that a Y12 flashlight? I have the same one.
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I think I am infected!!!! Is there a cure for BW bug ??
No, there's no cure lol. The problem is that all of the products do exactly what they say they do. I'm personally addicted to the foods, I like my shrimpies to have a varied menu
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