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01-25-2013 04:49 AM
Rob in Puyallup
Re: Berried cardinal

Is tempting. Lol! If you still have them when the tank is set we can trade. :-)

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01-24-2013 09:22 PM
binbin9 Rob, I've made some changes recently and am going to abandon the cardinals for the time being and just concentrate on the bee line. Let me know if you want them I'll sell or trade them to you for something too cheap to mention. I've got a couple yellow rabbits to go with if you decide you want to give them a go.
01-19-2013 04:38 AM
Rob in Puyallup Dang, Liam, you're REALLY making me wanna set up a cardinal tank. My tap stinks, need distilled for all of my tanks, except for the endlers guppies, my water so hard.

I am local, and if the time (and price) is right, I will be interested in getting some of yours...

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01-19-2013 12:24 AM
Originally Posted by mordalphus View Post
TDS last i checked was around 450
See now you did it! My well water is liquid rock, pH 8.2 with a TDS of 400 or so. Can't type any more, got to look around for the space for another tank

Seriously, I have been thinking about trying these shrimp, thanks for the info.
01-19-2013 12:20 AM
mordalphus TDS last i checked was around 450
01-19-2013 12:02 AM
Originally Posted by mordalphus View Post
I just keep them warm, lol

The tank is black lava rock for substrate, has a chunk of driftwood some tubes, that's all. I have a sponge filter, and a canister. The canister has just bio media and also bags of crushed coral to keep pH high.

Parameters are pH 8.2, KH 5, gh 8, temp 82

Just keeping them in there, I started with one berried female last feb, and now I have hundreds.
How about TDS? I really like those shrimp, and they seem to be one of the few I could keep by mixing my rock hard well and RO/DI water.
01-18-2013 11:52 PM
mordalphus Here's one that's blurry of the berried one on the glass, if you squint you can see the eggs:
01-18-2013 11:44 PM
mordalphus I have this, sorry it's sideways. It's the driftwood in the tank, the cardinals spend a lot of time under it upside down. The underside is literally covered 100% with cardinals of all sizes

01-18-2013 11:35 PM
nosebleed More cool pictures please!
01-18-2013 11:23 PM
mordalphus Blue leg posos is big as ghost shrimp. I think it was because I wasn't feeding protein enough.
01-18-2013 11:02 PM
Soothing Shrimp
Originally Posted by mordalphus View Post
No, my blue leg posos were eating other shrimp, so I sold them off.
Really? How big did they get? Where did you get them?
01-18-2013 11:01 PM
KenP Sorry to hear they were eating your shrimp.
01-18-2013 10:59 PM
mordalphus No, my blue leg posos were eating other shrimp, so I sold them off.
01-18-2013 09:43 PM
KenP Very nice. I hope you will be able to have some available for shipping in the coming months. Do you also have Blue tail or Blue leg Sulawesi shrimp? I remember a past thread you discussing them. Updates would be nice if you still have them.
01-18-2013 06:12 PM
mordalphus I haven't changed water yet, just top off with ro when it evaporates.

It has a lid on it because otherwise the 80 degree water evaporates so fast.
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