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  1. harrythebat
    10-01-2012 03:24 PM - permalink
    hi there vinny ive read ur thread about crs breeding and was wondering what kind of substrate do you use in your tanks?
  2. ammon
    05-28-2012 04:04 AM - permalink
    Hi, are you still selling RCS? Thanks
  3. fatfei
    10-14-2011 11:30 AM - permalink
    His do You solve the problem of water changes since at least for me my water comes from copper pipes
  4. wrentz44
    08-05-2011 06:55 PM - permalink
    Vinny Mac do you still have the Java moss and the grass can't remember the name of it *L* what would the shipping be? im just starting up a RCS tank and in need of some java moss
  5. umberk
    05-18-2011 05:38 PM - permalink
    Hi, I have a 5 gallon shrimp tank. Its been up for about 2 months having 8 Cherry Shrimp in it for about a month. I do weekly 20% water changes and have thriving plants in the tank. There is a power filter in with its lowest setting, its more or less a higher powered sponge filter. Temps around 80-82 degrees Fahrenheit.

    I am having an issue recently where I am losing berried females, one released a few babies and died. Today a female who would have released within a few days died. Currently no males have died. The females get slow and less responsive to the point that I could almost pick them up without them swimming away.

    The only thing differently I've done in the past few days is feeding the shrimp, before I had a large amount of algae but a snail took care of a lot of that so I didnt have to really feed before. I currently do not have water testing but will later today. The food I feed does have copper sulfate listed in the ingredients but its one of the last ingredients.
  6. guppyguy
    02-28-2011 01:06 AM - permalink
    Vinnymac, I publish two fish club newsletters, could I use your Cherry shrimp breeding and care for my newsletter?
  7. Pamsmith96
    07-04-2009 01:14 PM - permalink
    I like the hexagon 20 gallon tank because it does not take up so much room. Did you mean the rectangular tank because it has more surface area?
    05-26-2009 10:19 PM - permalink
    vinny do you still have CRS,
  9. Natty
    03-07-2009 12:44 AM - permalink
    hey Vinny where you been?
  10. usernamesRdumb
    03-03-2009 03:37 PM - permalink
    Hello Vinnymac, I read your article on Crystal Red Shrimp and I wanted to get in touch with you about it. Would you mind contacting me and answering the questions of a newbe CRS keeper?
    Right now I have a 20 gallon long tank with about 15 CRS of C-grade from Brian'sTropicals and they are staying alive. But I have some questions about their behavior.
    So I will wait to see if you message me back before I get into more detailed questions.


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