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post #1 of 45 (permalink) Old 04-04-2013, 03:44 PM Thread Starter
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New Dark Blue Velvets!

So yesterday i received a shipment of Dark Blue Velvets from soothing and just wanted to share with my fellow shrimpers! I could not be happier with these shrimp, they look like little gem stones running around my tank! They really are stunning, and at such a young age, i cant wait to see how they fill in! Anywho, onto everyones favorite....THE PICTURES! Happy Shrimping
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Thanks for the pictures! They look great just a day after arrival!

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They really do! And boy are they active. I'm going to try and get some pictures of them next to my nicest BVs, its amazing the difference. So excited for these to mature. Thanks again Bryce!!!
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So i have the day off and figured i'd try my hand at posting a video. Hopefully these work, sorry, im not the most steady camera man yet!




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxATY...ature=youtu.be


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3u_qS...ature=youtu.be
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I've always wondered how they'd look on vid. I just can't get close enough without the picture blurring on my camera. LOL

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I've always wondered how they'd look on vid. I just can't get close enough without the picture blurring on my camera. LOL
Like this? (can't figure out how to embed the link) To my defense, she lost quite a bit of colour when berried.

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So i have the day off and figured i'd try my hand at posting a video. Hopefully these work, sorry, im not the most steady camera man yet!




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxATY...ature=youtu.be


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3u_qS...ature=youtu.be
Beautiful. What are the greens you are feeding? Spinach? I've tried spinach, green bean, zuchinni and my CRS just don't go to it.... at a loss.
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You may have to starve them some for them to try it and like it. Kinda like forcing your kid to try something to find out if he likes it. heh

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Thanks Doublet!

-And that is fresh baby spinach. I boil it for about 3 minutes, then put it immediately into ice water, and serve! lol if i dont blanch it like that, they wont touch it. Same with kale.
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Too bad it doesn't work the same way with my kids.

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Thanks Nick! I'll always be refining them, but I'm liking my DBV strain well enough to start offering them now.

I'm also grateful to Ryan for posting these pics. I wish I had a camera as good as you guys have!

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i actually think i perfer your DBV over speedie's blue diamonds (which is also very awesome) . I like how they are slightly transparent =D

I need to set up a new nano tank!!!!
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Thanks Aluka, but I love the opaqueness of the BD as well. Just different varieties, that's all.

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