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03-08-2013 05:52 PM
randyl
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Originally Posted by MABJ View Post
What exactly does bio digest do?
http://www.prodibio.com/bacteria-tan...cal-filtration

I don't sell this stuff, so I don't feel too guilty talking about it. It helps when setting up new tanks, and I use one vial for 5 tanks (like 60G in total) every 2 to 3 weeks. I see some difference in shrimps but most importantly, the empty vial looks cool in the tank lol
03-08-2013 05:11 PM
MABJ
supps/foods for caridinas

What exactly does bio digest do?
03-08-2013 02:00 PM
randyl I've used a lot of the available, what I'll keep using for sure (the bare minimum)

- Salty shrimp GH+ for remineraling
- RO for WC and Top off
- BW Bebi for babies and adults alike
- BW Vigor for food supplement

That's it. I'm also using Prodibio Bio Digest now. It's very popular in Taiwanese shrimp keeping. Not cheap but I see the difference it makes and I like it. It's not necessary though.
03-08-2013 01:02 PM
danielt Not my intention to derail this thread but I supplement, as best as I can, with homemade side products.

My Amanos go crazy for dried/dead BBA and dried duckweed. I collect the BBA/duckweed in a fish live food feeder (the floating one used for tubifex worms), let it dry out than let it float in the shrimp tank. Amanos draw the knives on each other when I do this.
03-08-2013 12:20 PM
sayurasem The only thing that had an issue was Borneo Wild Vigor. It's because of a miscommunication between supplier to the consumer. People had their vigor moldy because no one inform them that it was supposed to be kept refrigerated.

Other than that, my Mosura CRS Specialty food is one year and few months old and the CRS still eat it. Although I notice the amount of time it takes for the shrimps to swarm the food.
03-08-2013 11:55 AM
pastert33 Has anyone seen a food or supplement grow mold or "go bad"? Seems like a silly question but I am just wondering how you'll know it's bad.
02-17-2013 11:27 PM
h4n
Re: supps/foods for caridinas



That's why I started sample sizes.
Give people a chance to try all these foods without purchasing full bottles and then having your shrimps turn it down.



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02-17-2013 11:27 PM
MABJ
supps/foods for caridinas

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Originally Posted by ravensgate View Post
I know and it stinks. Some will say 'use within 4 months after opening'...sometimes you even get manufactured by dates. Really crappy label 'procedures' if you ask me.
Well part of the issue is it isn't standardized food yet. I've been in the hobby long enough to have seen a more expensive cherry shrimp. It is a growing hobby, and other than Barley, I don't know anything you really can have USDA approved. I personally can't see how certain products would go bad, others, however I could see going bad quickly. Especially after thinking about it more.
02-17-2013 11:24 PM
ravensgate
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Originally Posted by MABJ View Post
That's probably a good point about expired foods. They don't print expiration dates though :/.

I know and it stinks. Some will say 'use within 4 months after opening'...sometimes you even get manufactured by dates. Really crappy label 'procedures' if you ask me.
02-17-2013 11:21 PM
MABJ
supps/foods for caridinas

That's probably a good point about expired foods. They don't print expiration dates though :/.
02-17-2013 10:03 PM
ravensgate h4n and PIC1 sells them on the forum, I'm about to list some tonight but I don't have near as much as those guys
02-17-2013 09:44 PM
azjenny
supps/foods for caridinas

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Originally Posted by PuddlesAqua View Post
Where can one get samples or a sample pack?
Yes, I would love to know this too!
02-17-2013 09:31 PM
Puddles Where can one get samples or a sample pack?
02-17-2013 09:17 PM
ravensgate White shrimp products really need to be used on babies if you want to see results. You can see some results on adults but you can't really fix everything that causes poor whites (genetics, poor water quality, stressed shrimp, etc)

I would HIGHLY recommend samples first. I have probably over 30 high end shrimp foods here and some of it, they just don't touch. Not every shrimp has the same tastes. What my shrimp love someone else's shrimp might hate. Likewise I have certain tanks of shrimp that won't eat certain foods that others love in my other tanks. There is zero sense in spending tons of money on stuff they don't eat. Furthermore a lot of these products don't have preservatives in them....which means you've got 4-6 months from time of opening...maaaybbee a year if you keep it in the freezer or refrigerator. So yeah even though the amount I have would last years if it had preservatives in it, the sad thing is most of it won't. This is why I have so many RAOKs, I'd rather it be used than go bad or go to waste And since you only feed a small amount a few times a week even a sample can last you over a month.
02-17-2013 09:00 PM
MABJ
supps/foods for caridinas

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To those that use BW White: Does it actually work?
I don't use it, however allow me to quote several people here who I consider experts.

"Nothing will correct poor stock, but it will, if used right, help your whites become whiter."
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