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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-19-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By Absolut Talent
cool vid i just saw one of my fire reds pop one...

cool vid
i just saw one of my fire reds pop one today. Just like popping a zit :eek5:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-18-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Absolut Talent
Ive had ghost shrimp disappear after a molt for...

Ive had ghost shrimp disappear after a molt for awhile.
But my amanos seems to always hang out in the open. Maybe its also because there really is no major threat to them (they are the same size as...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-13-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By Absolut Talent
I use hikari crab cuisine occcassionally, they...

I use hikari crab cuisine occcassionally, they seem to surround their food bowl when its there, but I dont see them going nuts over it
And I blanched some zucchini and froze it and drop one in twice...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-12-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Absolut Talent
I sucked up berried RCS in gravel vac :(

Was doing the weekly water change. she wandered into the flow and I see her heading up the tube. I quickly pulled the tube to let the water flow back into the tank, she scurries off scared Im sure.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-09-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Absolut Talent
thanks guys

thanks guys
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Absolut Talent
He's gone this morning :( What's the...

He's gone this morning :(

What's the lifespan of rcs supposed to be anyways?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-07-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Absolut Talent
RCS is lethargic and not acting right?

So i have a decent colony right now with Fire painted reds and offsprings. All seem to be very active, few berried now.

I do weekly water changes. Maintaining Nitrates below 5, GH/KH steady...
Forum: Plants 06-30-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Absolut Talent
Sorry, i forgot my upload photo got resized so...

Sorry, i forgot my upload photo got resized so its harder to see. I will have to try to get a better close up with my camera. But basically any spot of green in that photo is a sproutlet. I counted...
Forum: Plants 06-30-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Absolut Talent
non-tank specific. When should I transplant Flytrap plantlets?

I know this isnt a plant you would find in an aquarium, but figured since its still a plant I could post it here.

We got one of those flytraps in a pot at our local aquarium last year. Ive been...
Forum: Substrate 06-24-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By Absolut Talent
i ordered my 3 bags... now I think I may need a...

i ordered my 3 bags... now I think I may need a 4th for my future tank :(
Just cant seem to find a decent calculator for this stuff or make sense of how they word how much each bag fills.

But...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-20-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By Absolut Talent
The only thing that really pops out at me is the...

The only thing that really pops out at me is the excel.
How much are you dosing and how often for the algae?

Also, what type of filter and filter media are you using? Seems kinda weird that the...
Forum: Substrate 06-18-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 33,996
Posted By Absolut Talent
thanks for the heads up. Got my 4 bags ordered ...

thanks for the heads up. Got my 4 bags ordered

Now I just gotta get my new filter and tank ordered and Im set :D
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-17-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Absolut Talent
Lesser duckweed vs stem of Water wisteria for small tank?

Just curious, which works as a better in a 2.5 gallon tank?

So far I have both, but I am thinking that is too much for such a small tank. Not to mention the duckweed is starting to overrun the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-14-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Absolut Talent
I like my cherries. Their colors just "pop"...

I like my cherries. Their colors just "pop" against black and green backgrounds.
i hope to eventually get enough room to get some more tanks and try some CRS or something else.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-13-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,577
Posted By Absolut Talent
I have read that to get the most benefit with any...

I have read that to get the most benefit with any liquid carbon, best to dose about an hour before lights on (much like actual Co2). Then when the plants "wake up" they can make better use of it. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-13-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Absolut Talent
i use it in my main tanks with ghosts and amanos....

i use it in my main tanks with ghosts and amanos.

10 gal gets 1.75ml, reduced dose on smaller tank. When adding anything new to a tank, I always do a reduced dosage to the start to let my...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,577
Posted By Absolut Talent
Some people say its anywhere between 1.3 to 1.8...

Some people say its anywhere between 1.3 to 1.8 from varying posts. I've never seen a definite post about it and I'm not sure if seachem tells exactly the percentage or if its a company secret. But...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-09-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,577
Posted By Absolut Talent
liquid carbon is liquid carbon. They are the same...

liquid carbon is liquid carbon. They are the same product, different manufacturers

http://www.apifishcare.com/pdf/CO2_Booster_Documents_MSDSVendors_2014_February_14_04-42-06-262_AM.pdf...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-08-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,577
Posted By Absolut Talent
I stuck with the normal dose in mine (1mL per 10...

I stuck with the normal dose in mine (1mL per 10 gallons), but when I initially started i started at a quarter dose for the first few days, increased to half dose for a couple more, then full dose...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-08-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,577
Posted By Absolut Talent
I have not used excel yet, but I was using API...

I have not used excel yet, but I was using API co2 Booster.

With my ghost shrimps, wild neos, and amanos, I have noticed no problems. But I will not be using it in my shrimp only cherry tank.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-07-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Absolut Talent
best way to trigger breeding (RCS)?

I have had my 2.5gal shrimp tank set up for awhile now. Weekly water changes.
Fed blanched zucchini every 2-3 days with a few bloodworms or HGH Frog/tadpole bites once in awhile.
Bunch of java...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-06-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Absolut Talent
Maybe it's front arms are broken and is trying to...

Maybe it's front arms are broken and is trying to eat?

Or there isn't enough food for it to grab?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-03-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Absolut Talent
I am still fairly new to keeping RCS. I started...

I am still fairly new to keeping RCS. I started with just some clay mini pots that I used to use for my african dwarf frogs and a small marimo moss ball, and I noticed my shrimp were always hiding...
Forum: Substrate 05-25-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Absolut Talent
I tried something similar in my main task with...

I tried something similar in my main task with colored gravels. started with a red "live"gravel at the bottom, followed with a white, then topped with a natural gravel. was fine and looked good for...
Forum: Plants 05-25-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Absolut Talent
No one :(

No one :(
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