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post #76 of 137 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 10:00 PM
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I doubt that's a real shrimp. I think its a computer rendering of what a perfect CRS might look like.


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post #77 of 137 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 10:36 PM
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I doubt that's a real shrimp. I think its a computer rendering of what a perfect CRS might look like.
You can have a very similar looking one for 850 bucks.

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You can have a very similar looking one for 850 bucks.

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Supreme reds
Awesome choice!!

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High quality Snow Whites
Those are real nice as well!

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Where is your Christmas spirit?? You know you might not get any Christmas shrimp presents!!
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Tb F1 hybrids. Decent green hulks, blue jellys btoe. More extreme tbs. some good snow whites some cwb too please. Maybe a couple red bolts and blue bolts


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Superb selection Steve!

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Hey Nick,

When I bought the BTOE from you in the past, I got them to breed and even have some decent size babies before the infection took over. So I'm definitely looking to get some more BTOE.

Then some BKK.

And finally if I that job pans out, feathers or PRL would be nice too.
I sure hope your job pans out too bro.

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I'm with bostoneric! I'd also like some pintos once my bank account recovers from my BKK set-up and having my brakes fixed, LOL!
Pintos will def set your bank account back some. Def fix your brakes first though.

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I think maybe half way through the year those high end tbs will come down and then there might be enough people that can afford them so he can bring them in


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Oh price will come down. Trust me.

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oooo i forgot crystal whites hehe want some of those too
CWB are one of my favs! They are extremely hard to obtain though.

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I really only want OEBT right now.

But sometime in 2013 I will be buying CBS, Goldens, Orange/Yellow/Blue Neo.

If all goes well, in the summer I'll be getting my first TB tank started thanks to you, so get to placing those orders Nick.
Great choices man!

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Moarrr $3.50 CRS!!

Quantity over quality, but seriously your quality standards are amazing.

Oh plus C grade CRS, SCAPE is on demand for some reason lol.
Thanks! C grades? Nobody wants C grades, do they? lol j/k

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AAAAAAAALL OF THEM!!!!!!!

But seriously, I'm gonna see if I can breed some interesting TiBees.
Tibees are cool and after several generations, you'll start seeing some cool patterns/colors. You'll need lots of patience.

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I really want to get some red tigers, and some of those blue jellies!
Red Tigers are another hard to come by shrimp. Blue jellies are near impossible to obtain. I wish you luck in finding some.

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Orange rili
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Who knew shrimp were this popular, Nick?!

Tibee here, and hopefully start a colony of Cardinal shrimp!

Hope to have the opae ula breeding soon too!

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Very cool. I've never kept opae ula yet. One of these days I'll have to try em out .

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I think yu should get some carbon rilis because you know in no time youll be producing some awesome grade ones. If theres anyone that can get a blackhead gear blue rili out of them its you man. (Right? because redheadgear blue rilis come from red rilis right?)
Def Carbon Rilis!! I gotta get me some of those!

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Nick I have two 60ps set up waiting to cycle, I'll be adding extreme BKKs on one and I do not know what on the second


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BKKs are only coming down in price and they are extremely hardy compared to other Caridinas. Heck they are just as easy as regular CRS. Great choice!
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Awesome choice!!
Red Tigers are another hard to come by shrimp. Blue jellies are near impossible to obtain. I wish you luck in finding some.
Tell me about it LOL, but you did ask want we wanted though I do know I'll be hitting you up for some more blues when you get some more in. I love the ones I already have!
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Thats unfortunate. I'm not interested in something that doesn't breed true. Glad to know now, though.


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My Royal Blues are breeding true!!!!!, never seen a blond from them.
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Pintos will def set your bank account back some. Def fix your brakes first though.


Brakes are done, LOL! The crunching sound they started making was terrifying.

I'm forcing myself to sit tight and not buy any more Taiwan Bees until I prove to myself I can breed the ones I have. But I will say that they all appear to be doing very well. It’s impossible to keep track of the individual BKK (only two of them have distinct enough markings that I can pick them out of the crowd at this stage), but the Extreme Red and the Blue Bolts make it easier for me to do a quick review and say, “Yes, yes still alive and thriving.”

I *LOVE* the Blue Bolts BTW. So glad I went with them.
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My Royal Blues are breeding true!!!!!, never seen a blond from them.
Wow! That's really neat now time to rustle up some 💰💰💰💰💰.

I'll either try those or BKKs after I do Nick's CRS.


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BKKs are only coming down in price and they are extremely hardy compared to other Caridinas. Heck they are just as easy as regular CRS. Great choice!
That's really good to know.. I'm dying for a black shrimp. A really nice black shrimp, really nice white shrimp and really nice blue shrimp -- now that's what I want .

A lot of this info is scattered. I had no clue BKKs were coming down, and even LESS of a clue that they were as hardy as normal CRS.



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i have a few mischling shrimp and was hoping that i could get a few taiwan bees out of them within the next year.
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I'm forcing myself to sit tight and not buy any more Taiwan Bees until I prove to myself I can breed the ones I have. But I will say that they all appear to be doing very well. It’s impossible to keep track of the individual BKK (only two of them have distinct enough markings that I can pick them out of the crowd at this stage), but the Extreme Red and the Blue Bolts make it easier for me to do a quick review and say, “Yes, yes still alive and thriving.”

I *LOVE* the Blue Bolts BTW. So glad I went with them.
Blue bolts are awesome! I wish you good luck with your breeding.

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i have a few mischling shrimp and was hoping that i could get a few taiwan bees out of them within the next year.
In time, you'll see TBs if they're true mischlings. Good luck!
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Like nick said btoe might be the most finicky shrimp..... My tb breed and do better then them. But when they are going strong the look so amazing so dark black and that orange eye contrast is amazing. I have about 80 babies running around my tank but right after they were released the 5 females kicked the bucket for no reason. But they are all most juvie stage now and have 6 more berried females


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