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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Today, 11:18 AM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Coming from an era when everybody...

...played balloon and parachute games in "teams" as toddlers, junior league soccer as grade-schoolers, league sports thereafter --where the conclusion of each session was that EVERYBODY got a ribbon...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 11:53 AM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Wobbling and throbbing, our recruit shows up for day 2...

He's in too much pain to think straight. Instead, his mind is spinning on some of the stuff the tour guide "shared" with him, yesterday.

"We're a very dynamic organization," she said, "Our...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-27-2015, 11:14 AM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Our recruit shows up first thing Monday morning...

...the product of helicopter parents, he's used to the silver platter. He's expecting the same experience at the "new place" as he's had in the past.

The difference, this time, is that, in the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-26-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Simple lessons the Shrimporium has taught DK

So, while DK is scrambling in the background to attempt some other major projects, and the shrimp are getting the shaft behind their murky glass walls, DK will dance a smoke and mirrors show using...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-24-2015, 08:13 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Schmuck says,

"I'm still hairy. Just not AS hairy." (after a comb-out session today)

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IN OTHER NEWS:

Sometimes, we learn things only by time and experience, and track record.

This week, DK...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2015, 12:14 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Really interesting. Could you show pictures of...

Really interesting. Could you show pictures of the two tanks, please?

My first thought was oxygen levels - could the oxygen levels have been depleted while in the small tank for two hours?
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-18-2015, 11:16 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Geeky DK is fascinated by weird things

Why, thank you. Come visit again, except at the moment it's a war zone down there, truly!

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IN OTHER NEWS:

DK's new wet grinder ("stone polisher," technically) has arrived, along...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-15-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Huh?

Goop? What goop?

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OK, so DK's been bizzy. She got the bridge lamps done, after not-a-little-cursing during the wiring phase.

The other day, she helped one of her favorite...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2015, 09:03 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
So, the idea took hold, and...

...DK abducted a few juvie mermaiden and plopped them into the virgin Sulawesi tank. There they will cook until they go forth and multiply, in theory. This was the beta test to see if they can...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-30-2015, 01:53 AM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Hey C... ... stay safe. +++++++++ ...

Hey C...

... stay safe.

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DK never works on electrical work when alone - always has a responsible secondary party in the building... in case. She also has an expert electrician type...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-26-2015, 11:20 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Sometimes, DK fixates on things...

It's almost like a programming ritual. A part or piece comes up, and sparks DK's interest. She studies it -- fixates on it -- for quite a while, before she tosses it to the bins 'n' barrels of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-22-2015, 11:32 AM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Yes, you're right! They are not allowed...

Yes, you're right! They are not allowed telephones in their homes (or on their persons with cells), but are allowed remote phones, primarily due to business reasons as they conduct business with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-19-2015, 08:42 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Now... about THAT OTHER project...

Today, THAT OTHER project was re-assembled and for the most part finished. There are a few niggling details to finish up with parts waiting to arrive, but the bulk of it is finis.

It all started...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-18-2015, 11:05 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Hm. So, apparently, DK's already using about...

Hm. So, apparently, DK's already using about three such technologies. She has metered peristaltic pumps, and then two piston type injectors.

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IN OTHER NEWS:

DK was so burned out on...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-17-2015, 11:05 AM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
DK has project fatigue, but soldiers on

So yesterday, DK was SO burned out on THAT OTHER project, that her only respite was to stop working on it, and finish this crazy steampunk floating light "fixture" for the Mermaid ladies.

Today, a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-14-2015, 08:49 PM
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Views: 195,412
Posted By DKShrimporium
DK surfaces, briefly, from that OTHER project

DK has been in the thick of that OTHER project, each day battling wits with the gremlins of the project. Geometry, spatial relationships, transmission of forces, lightest & cheapest methods, order...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-11-2015, 11:22 AM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
BWA HA HA - that ring was eleven bucks on one of...

BWA HA HA - that ring was eleven bucks on one of those cardboard displays with slits in it holding rings, at a flea markety type place! She has a nicer ring, but actually likes this modest one much...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-07-2015, 08:34 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
So, while we continue on dribbling forth the light fixture assembly...

DK has been FURIOUSLY head-banging behind the scenes, on her nerve-wracking project. She has been brain-spinning, twisting imagery around in her mind, pondering the critical order of operations.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-06-2015, 12:27 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Yeah, well, this thread is like the old cartoons...

Yeah, well, this thread is like the old cartoons with disappearing ink. DK keeps running out of attachment room so has to flush earlier pictures (mostly because DK's too lazy to set up a remote...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-05-2015, 12:01 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
Why, thank you. I understand the concept of...

Why, thank you.

I understand the concept of PLC and RP, but - mebbe 'cause I'm not through my 34 ounce Bubba Mug yet - what positive displacement would I need?



Oh, yes, grasshopper...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-03-2015, 06:37 PM
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Views: 195,412
Posted By DKShrimporium
DK knows when a project makes her REALLY NERVOUS...

...It's either gonna be a gangbuster fun project,

or

a disaster.

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She's been contemplating this project for WELL over a year, now, stymied about various geometries.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-31-2015, 05:14 PM
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Views: 195,412
Posted By DKShrimporium
Scenes around the place

Smoke and mirrors. These are pics to divert the readers, 'cause DK is too bizzy staring at all the action and changes in her tanks to take DECENT pics. She has actually cleaned the front glass of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-27-2015, 09:15 PM
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Views: 3,297
Posted By DKShrimporium
One of the most epic threads ever, on this topic:...

One of the most epic threads ever, on this topic: Kahuna (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=41844&highlight=)

To appreciate it fully, you need to read the epic thread of the tanks...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-27-2015, 07:45 PM
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Views: 195,412
Posted By DKShrimporium
So, ja, DK ended up spending the past few days...

Doing the below.

Yep, she ended up where she started. Except fatter.

After doing a full injector workshop (take apart, service, lube, etc.) and switch out (she was attempting to switch out the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By DKShrimporium
Keep the lights on all night. Lower your water...

Keep the lights on all night. Lower your water level so the water coming in from the filter sort of splashes onto the surface, so an inch or two. If you have an extra powerhead, air pump, or...
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