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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-01-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,180
Posted By Allen Repashy
Hi Guys, Just thought I would jump in here...

Hi Guys,

Just thought I would jump in here for clarification. It is a common misconception that algae eating species fit into the classic definition of an herbivore as many people typically define...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-06-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,786
Posted By Allen Repashy
Hi Tom, You're preaching to the Choir here...

Hi Tom,

You're preaching to the Choir here :) I totally agree with you that copper has gotten a bad rep based on unfounded paranoia. I also agree that in a planted tank, that the plants are going...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-06-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,786
Posted By Allen Repashy
I thought I would join this conversation as I...

I thought I would join this conversation as I have spent about 40 hours this week researching trace minerals for use in aquatic diets.... I have specifically been researching the use of chelated vs....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-20-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,482
Posted By Allen Repashy
Just wanted to jump in and say how much I enjoy...

Just wanted to jump in and say how much I enjoy reading how people adapt it into their regiment. This whole project pretty much started out with a thread on this forum where I asked for feedback on...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 06-02-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
Rachel beat me to it....... Sent the new labels...

Rachel beat me to it....... Sent the new labels for the "Spawn & Grow", as well as the "Super Green" Vegan Algae eater formula off to the printer on Friday. We will be shipping to Dealers the third...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 05-22-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
You should be able to break it into pieces with a...

You should be able to break it into pieces with a knife while it is frozen. Next time, just cut the gel into usable size pieces before you freeze. If it was gone in six hours, you could probably put...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 05-16-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
http://www.jonolavsakvarium.com/blog/200711/trap.j...

http://www.jonolavsakvarium.com/blog/200711/trap.jpg

Just make a bottle trap and use some for bait and clear those pesky snails out of the tank :)
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 05-16-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
Nah..... you can take it off the heat and stir in...

Nah..... you can take it off the heat and stir in the powder if you are boiling the water first. If you are cooking it in the microwave, it just needs to bubble for 15-30 seconds at most...... give...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 05-16-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
If it is falling apart in a couple hours, then...

If it is falling apart in a couple hours, then you aren't getting it hot enough. It should stay firm in the tank for at LEAST 12 hours.

If you are making small amounts, premix it and then cook it...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 05-09-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
What she said! You can, however, use this...

What she said!

You can, however, use this method in order to use up your old fish foods until all you have left and need, is these foods :)

Joking aside, you can use this method to add in...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-18-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
If it is not really firm, and falling apart, it...

If it is not really firm, and falling apart, it sounds like you aren't getting the water hot enough...... are you mixing small amounts? If so, mix it cold and microwave it. If you are boiling water...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-10-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
Working on the label today!

Working on the label today!
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-06-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
Just one comment.....Not sure if you actually did...

Just one comment.....Not sure if you actually did it this way, but it is much better to add the powder into the water while stirring (in the container it was boiled in). Pouring the water into a...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-06-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
If you are a fish, that smell is equivalent to...

If you are a fish, that smell is equivalent to the smell of a hot cinnamon roll..... or if you are a real man, the smell of sizzling bacon :)

Boiling the water and adding the powder isn't as...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-06-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
Has anyone tried to use a bottle trap baited with...

Has anyone tried to use a bottle trap baited with Soilent Green to clear a tank of unwanted snails? I would think it would work pretty darn good....
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 03-27-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
The shrimp formula has high levels of a full...

The shrimp formula has high levels of a full spectrum of carotenoids. Higher than any commercial formula that is labeled as a "color enhancing" formula (that I have found).
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 02-14-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
It will just take a little trial and error based...

It will just take a little trial and error based on your feeding cycle. To provide a natural constant source of grazing material in a perfect world, they would just eat the last bite when it is time...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 02-11-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
Thanks for the kind words, I really do appreciate...

Thanks for the kind words, I really do appreciate it after putting so much research and development into the project. I know the stuff is expensive, but I assure you, it isn't because I am greedy and...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 02-01-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
I really think it is probably easier to just pour...

I really think it is probably easier to just pour it shallow into a container and then quickly dice it up with a knife because I think the cubes might stick in the ice cube holes.
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 02-01-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
Oh..... yeah, mixing that little an amount is...

Oh..... yeah, mixing that little an amount is going to be really difficult if you are moving that water out of the container you boil it in.

For really small amounts like that, you are better off...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 01-30-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
Hello Fresh. Yeah, whey you are working with...

Hello Fresh.

Yeah, whey you are working with tiny volumes, the water cools super fast. I would suggest you make a one cup size batch and then refrigerate what you will use in a couple weeks and...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 01-27-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
If you want to get fancy, search "candy molds"...

If you want to get fancy, search "candy molds" "soap molds" or "chocolate molds" on the web.
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 01-26-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
It should be firmer than typical jelly, you...

It should be firmer than typical jelly, you should be able to pick it up without it bouncing around, or anything squishing of falling apart. If it is soft like jello, you probably used too much...
Forum: Fish 01-18-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 8,702
Posted By Allen Repashy
Just in case anyone missed it. msjinkzd is now a...

Just in case anyone missed it. msjinkzd is now a dealer for the line. She has posted the press release and product info in this...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 01-18-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 27,033
Posted By Allen Repashy
Take pics!

Take pics!
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