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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By steakman
You can't house different color type in the same...

You can't house different color type in the same tank because Tylos do cross-breed, but this is not what your intention in the first place.

Anyways, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Some...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By steakman
Haha ... did I see this confirmation 6 months...

Haha ... did I see this confirmation 6 months ago?

When you said almost, does it mean 1 year from now!!!

Please, sir, take your time, but ... hurry up ... :tongue:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By steakman
What you need is to try to get as closed as...

What you need is to try to get as closed as possible to their best environment that people have been succeeded in the last few years.

These are the numbers you should shoot for:

PH=6-6.8...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-14-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By steakman
Using heat packs creates a lot more problem than...

Using heat packs creates a lot more problem than not.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-14-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By steakman
I'd place a heat pack wrapped with newspaper on...

I'd place a heat pack wrapped with newspaper on top of the package.

Make sure to create some spacing between the heat pack and the shrimp bags by more newspaper.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-12-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By steakman
Is this some form of pre-arranged marriages? ...

Is this some form of pre-arranged marriages?

Should they have a choice who they wanna date? :-) J/K

I put a few males TB and a bunch of females CRS in a 10 gallon tank and let them pick their...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-12-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By steakman
Thanks for your nice comments, guys. Where's...

Thanks for your nice comments, guys.
Where's Speedie and his shrimp rack and shrimps?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-11-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By steakman
Showing off my PRL

I've had them for about 5 months now (6).

Originally bought 12 from Speedie and split into two with another friend who lives nearby. His 6 died one by one after a couple months.

These 6 are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By steakman
You are a gifted artist ... :-) Thanks for...

You are a gifted artist ... :-)

Thanks for sharing. It's beautiful.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-06-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 633
Posted By steakman
I have never seen Amazonia PH that low. I have...

I have never seen Amazonia PH that low.
I have had several tanks with them and the lowest I found was 5.5-5.6 when I used a good 2-3 inch thick of Amazonia and a few large pieces of driftwood. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-28-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,603
Posted By steakman
Nice

Nice
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-28-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,884
Posted By steakman
Congratulation. Where from? Sorry. I don't...

Congratulation. Where from?

Sorry. I don't mean to hijack this thread.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-28-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,884
Posted By steakman
Soothing Shrimp, Thanks for clarifying it. But...

Soothing Shrimp,
Thanks for clarifying it. But dang, that way will take me 10-20 years to get there ... :-)
I guess it takes a certain personality to enjoy doing this.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-28-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,884
Posted By steakman
Selective breeding still requires some...

Selective breeding still requires some high-end-nice-quality shrimps to begin with, doesn't it?

How could you do that with a bunch of low-end-wash-out quality?

I had 1 tank full of these yellow...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By steakman
25 rcs don't produce as much waste as 1 feeder...

25 rcs don't produce as much waste as 1 feeder fish but cost more than 200 of them ... :-)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-26-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By steakman
What's wrong with recyled WC for WC?

I've been wondering if I can recycle higher quality WCed water from the high sensitive shrimp tank(s) like TBs to less sensitive ones like many type of Neocaridina or Tigers.

Let's say:

WCed...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-26-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By steakman
Try to see if it's still within range by testing...

Try to see if it's still within range by testing your R/O water.
If it reads anywhere <3, you might not need to calibrate it right away.
Eventually, you will need to calibrate in the future, so...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-25-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By steakman
Not really. They are very inaccurate. The...

Not really.
They are very inaccurate.
The better ones that are sold for more than $175.00 with probe, storage, and calibrating solution, are more accurate.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-21-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By steakman
He probably means ppm GH 180=9 and KH 240=13 I...

He probably means ppm GH 180=9 and KH 240=13 I think.

If I remember correctly, divide ppm by 17.8
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-21-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By steakman
Quality is not bad at all. Nice shots, though. ...

Quality is not bad at all. Nice shots, though.
It's hard to imagine pulling your own skin out from the body that way ... :-)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-21-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By steakman
PH swing maybe? Have you tested your R/O water...

PH swing maybe? Have you tested your R/O water and your tank water PH?
Sounds more like poisoning of something from the WC. I still have to tested my R/O water every now and then to make sure.
If...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-21-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By steakman
I couldn't find any breeders sell them horny...

I couldn't find any breeders sell them horny males for less than $18.00/a pop except some from across the border to the north ... :angryfire
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-20-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By steakman
If breeders have so many male TBs, why didn't...

If breeders have so many male TBs, why didn't they lower the price of these males so others could breed them with their crystals????
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-20-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By steakman
Haha ... good question ... who knows! My...

Haha ... good question ... who knows!

My guess is just like any animals with dongles (human included), they can generate enough for 3-4 ejac/day or CAN'T THEY?

I heard farmers said that a male...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-20-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By steakman
Mine breed true. They give two shades of orange....

Mine breed true. They give two shades of orange. Some are darker and some are lighter orange darker yellow like tangerine tiger without the stripes.
I notice one thing that they are a tiny bit...
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