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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-17-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By oblongshrimp
I have 4 40gallon breeder tanks that I use for...

I have 4 40gallon breeder tanks that I use for shrimp and they work really well. 3 have neos and one has Crystal Shrimp. I use ADA Aquasoil Amazonia for my substrate and have less than 1 inch of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-17-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By oblongshrimp
How big is your tank and how many shrimp do you...

How big is your tank and how many shrimp do you have in it? If you have 10 shrimp in a 10 gallon tank that has been set up for a while they will have plenty of biofilm to eat and probably won't be...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By oblongshrimp
I use a powerhead to pump the water directly to...

I use a powerhead to pump the water directly to my tanks. I have a remote outlet as well (bought it during Christmas and it was made for Christmas lights).
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-05-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By oblongshrimp
I just estimate it when I put it in my tank so...

I just estimate it when I put it in my tank so you would be fine doing the same.
Forum: Fish 04-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By oblongshrimp
I have never moved any fish eggs before....should...

I have never moved any fish eggs before....should I move the male with them or just move the eggs into a different tank to hatch?
Forum: Fish 04-04-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By oblongshrimp
Can I move Bushynose Eggs?

My bushynose laid eggs in my community tank and I was wondering if I could move them to a different tank. Not only are they in a tank where the young will likely be eaten but they decided to lay...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-03-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By oblongshrimp
Your neos should be fine in hot temps. I kept...

Your neos should be fine in hot temps. I kept them outside in Arizona during the summer when the water would get into the 90's. Do you have a basement you could put them in? I live in Denver and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-02-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By oblongshrimp
They have a larval stage but they don't need...

They have a larval stage but they don't need brackish water for them to breed. They are basically treated like any other dwarf shrimp. I used to have them back in 2009-10 and they didn't seem to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-01-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 876
Posted By oblongshrimp
This doesn't really work well with Aquasoil. New...

This doesn't really work well with Aquasoil. New Aquasoil will leech large amounts of ammonia for weeks. The low pH keeps the ammonia from being to toxic but I wouldn't chance it.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-01-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By oblongshrimp
I tried looking for these and Sri Lanka's a few...

I tried looking for these and Sri Lanka's a few months ago and wasn't able to find anyone in the country that had them. I also asked Mustafa over at petshrimp.com since he is where I originally got...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-28-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 733
Posted By oblongshrimp
That was my idea behind moving tanks. I have...

That was my idea behind moving tanks. I have tried using Borneowild Dance but they just don't want to molt for me.

Do you have any suggestions on a way to force a molt? When I do water changes...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-28-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 733
Posted By oblongshrimp
My TB's haven't bred since I got them back in...

My TB's haven't bred since I got them back in September or so. I have 5 or 6 of them with like 15-20 adult female CRS and I haven't seen anyone berry....SO frustrating!!! I think most or all of my...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-26-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By oblongshrimp
Baking soda would increase your KH and increase...

Baking soda would increase your KH and increase your pH. There are also shrimp specific products such as Mosura pH Up which also raises your KH and pH (though I am not sure what it is using to do...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-26-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By oblongshrimp
I would just scrape it off the glass. If you...

I would just scrape it off the glass. If you want to be really careful you can siphon it out as you scrape it off to remove it from your tank. You could also spot treat with Excel or hydrogen...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-26-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By oblongshrimp
looks like algae, probably bba. I have had stuff...

looks like algae, probably bba. I have had stuff that looks like that in my main display planted tank.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-23-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By oblongshrimp
Looks like a Purple Zebra Shrimp to me. These...

Looks like a Purple Zebra Shrimp to me. These shrimp were around back around 2008-2009 or somewhere around there. They were popular for a very short amount of time as they don't breed in...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-21-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By oblongshrimp
How much water do you change? Is it possible the...

How much water do you change? Is it possible the new water was super low in O2?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-20-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By oblongshrimp
Those discounts are based on the volume you are...

Those discounts are based on the volume you are shipping right?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-18-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By oblongshrimp
If you use RO water and CO2 then MTS will lose a...

If you use RO water and CO2 then MTS will lose a lot of their shell over time and you can crush them with your finger ;). Their tail end is also very blunted as it is being slowly dissolved.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-17-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By oblongshrimp
I shipped shrimp from Phoenix for several years. ...

I shipped shrimp from Phoenix for several years. Get some Styrofoam insulation and insulate the boxes. Then just drop them off at the post office. The biggest danger usually seems to be when the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-16-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By oblongshrimp
Interesting. I tried looking at sponsorship...

Interesting. I tried looking at sponsorship myself almost a year ago and was surprised that anyone was paying them at those prices but I guess you may have been paying the old rate which was more...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-16-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By oblongshrimp
As long as they disclose what they are feeding...

As long as they disclose what they are feeding their shrimp and that it improves their color I don't see it as a big problem
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-14-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By oblongshrimp
he was a sponsor but ended it recently. I don't...

he was a sponsor but ended it recently. I don't blame him, its hard to justify the $100+ a month they want to be a sponsor.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-13-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By oblongshrimp
I wonder if he sold to alphaprobreeders as well.

I wonder if he sold to alphaprobreeders as well.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-12-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,008
Posted By oblongshrimp
I don't juice but instead blend :). That way you...

I don't juice but instead blend :). That way you keep all the fiber. The one I make in the morning has been having the following which I split with my wife (probably 24-32 oz each)

1 handful of...
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