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ShyShrimpDoc 12-08-2012 05:02 PM

Crs & cbs
 
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The adults in my breeding colony have recently gone to town. I have over a hundred young CRS and CBS mostly S grade. Since the weather is unpredictable, I don't really want to ship any of them. So I thought I'd offer them at a break locally. I'm thinking four bucks each for S grade, I'm not sure I want to get rid of any of the SS. I could be talked into making a deal if someone wanted to get quite a few of them. This is local pick up only. These are nice shrimp, they're young about 3/8 to 1/2 inch long. There are more CRS than CBS.

They just bred rapidly, and there are more on the way. So I want to make sure the tank doesn't crash. These are some of the parents.

ShyShrimpDoc 12-08-2012 05:04 PM

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These are the young, almost all of the S grade are tiger tooth. Sorry the pictures are not very clear, my phone isn't being cooperative.

Curt_914 12-08-2012 10:05 PM

If you have any after the first of the year I will be intrested.

Curt

ShyShrimpDoc 12-08-2012 10:37 PM

I am sure I will. There are a lot of them.

Conrad283 12-10-2012 09:06 PM

Once my tank cycles, I might hit you up for a bunch

ShyShrimpDoc 12-13-2012 03:27 AM

Sounds good. I still have quite a few.

Curt_914 12-13-2012 09:29 PM

What substraight is that you have?

Curt

ShyShrimpDoc 12-14-2012 07:24 PM

Half black sand, half fluorite.

rodcuda 12-14-2012 07:47 PM

How does your PH come out with that substrate mix?

ShyShrimpDoc 12-15-2012 01:07 AM

I aim for a pH of 6.2-6.8. I know this is higher than a lot of breeders, but I have had good success with it. According to my logs most of the readings are about 6.5. That is with a KH of 2 and a GH of about 4.

rodcuda 12-15-2012 03:42 AM

That is not bad and I would expect them to do well. I did not think the Flourite would drop the PH that much.

HypnoticAquatic 12-15-2012 04:47 AM

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well florite wont drop it that much, it all has to do with the water your putting into it in the first place, but i can say she does have some nice shrimp tanks. last time i got some they were breeding within a week or two for any mature ones i had.

here's a pic of the ones i got from her last time(cameraphone) so there not hidef pics but decent:)

ShyShrimpDoc 12-23-2012 09:06 PM

Still have quite a few left if anyone is interested.

ShyShrimpDoc 01-01-2013 04:27 AM

I keep the water pretty soft. That and the driftwood in the tank are mostly what I attribute the pH to.

ShyShrimpDoc 01-05-2013 05:35 PM

If anyone has any SSS or SSS+ CBS and/or CRS I am looking for a couple of each color. I want to augment these genes in my colony.


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