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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-13-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By morgan
Most my high grade sakuras get the stripes. I...

Most my high grade sakuras get the stripes. I keep them well away from my fire reds ,which never show that stripe.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-24-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By morgan
80% of the time cherries just hang about...

80% of the time cherries just hang about investigating,chilling/grazing. Its only the females that like a nice shaded spot when they are carrying eggs. But when there is cats and other fish over...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-23-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By morgan
im using "Black / Grey 500-600 microns" sand....

im using "Black / Grey 500-600 microns" sand. Great stuff ,but as said all the waste is kept on the top of the sand and can get messy. Im pretty sure it took longer to cycle compared to gravel...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-21-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By morgan
Great videos. Never seen that before. But on a...

Great videos. Never seen that before.
But on a serious note ,, there must be something wrong in your tank to make the female drop them. As i said ive never seen or had that happen to me , so im no...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-17-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By morgan
I use guppies in all my tanks. Best pest control...

I use guppies in all my tanks. Best pest control ive used so far .
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-14-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,100
Posted By morgan
I paid 30 / 48 USD for mine and it works...

I paid 30 / 48 USD for mine and it works perfect. 3 stages of filtration gives me 12ppm with zeros on gh and kh. Not too sure if im gonna expand to a add on DI filter, as my fish / shrimp breed fine...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-12-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By morgan
My eyes go straight for the main pebble, then...

My eyes go straight for the main pebble, then around to the left driftwood, then sweeps over to the right side, but loose the tank as im drawn to the pebble on the bottom right.

Pebble needs to go...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-10-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By morgan
If RO is not the route you want to take , i was...

If RO is not the route you want to take , i was breeding ss crs in asda smart price water
12p per liter and it is tds 100ppm Gh 6 kh 3 filtered thru a ball of peat .
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-10-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By morgan
Reverse Osmosis units are as little as 30 quid...

Reverse Osmosis units are as little as 30 quid from ebay . They just screw onto a washing machine tap and ready to go. 8mm plastic pipe and fittings are all included. i just let mine drip into a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-08-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By morgan
They basically are the best of the best =...

They basically are the best of the best = painted fire red.
Very very rare to see that quality for sale in england.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-07-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By morgan
http://www.planetinverts.com/FireRedShrimp.html

http://www.planetinverts.com/FireRedShrimp.html
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-07-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By morgan
Not gonna lie , it needs a good trim, but thats...

Not gonna lie , it needs a good trim, but thats all i would do. They dont like changes especially the more fragile grade. Tank should look nice after a little love.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-07-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By morgan
I have Separated the sakura's and the fire reds...

I have Separated the sakura's and the fire reds into separate tanks. Also put a few fire red males in with the sakura's.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-24-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By morgan
Red cherry,Yellow cherry, crystals red and black...

Red cherry,Yellow cherry, crystals red and black s to ss.
All kept at GH - 5 KH 2 .
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,806
Posted By morgan
Im using a 3 stage RO , my ppm for the outlet...

Im using a 3 stage RO , my ppm for the outlet water is 14ppm. Is that a problem ? Do i really need to get 0ppm ?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By morgan
I had a paintball bottle safety valve go on me in...

I had a paintball bottle safety valve go on me in the back of my car ....scary stuff .

Should be a free valve fitted and a refill for you .
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-01-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By morgan
I keep 2 Albino BN in both my shrimp tanks .The...

I keep 2 Albino BN in both my shrimp tanks .The only way i can see these harming the shrimp is there scavenger bully tactics .They just charge through the crowd of shrimp to get to the food .
The...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-31-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,145
Posted By morgan
i find freshly picked spinach sinks with a 2 min...

i find freshly picked spinach sinks with a 2 min Blanche. But i have problems with getting frozen spinach to sink .

As mentioned above , a clip or a weight would do the trick just fine
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-30-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,719
Posted By morgan
Yeah in england they grow every were .A tip on...

Yeah in england they grow every were .A tip on touching/handling them without a sting. The tiny hairs only grow 1 direction , brush up on the leaf = sting . brush downwards = no sting .

But yeah...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-24-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By morgan
Caridina cf. babaulti “Green”

Caridina cf. babaulti “Green”
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-18-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By morgan
Today 1 dead Crystal got a new test kit . could...

Today 1 dead Crystal got a new test kit . could not get API, had to get the nutrafin test kit. Its drops so should be ok . API kit is still in the post

PH 6.5
GH KH ppm x 0.056 = dh
KH 10 -...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-17-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By morgan
Thank you for the quick replies.I will go get new...

Thank you for the quick replies.I will go get new test kit tomorrow.
It is cuttle bone, the white fish you can give to birds for there beaks ,breaks into white powder .

Ill leave tank tonight and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-17-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By morgan
Ok, thanks for all the replies I am testing...

Ok, thanks for all the replies
I am testing the GH but the scale is not very clear , orange is 125mg/l and the next one is orangy brown which is 250mg/l. im hovering around the 125 mark looking at...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-16-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By morgan
changed about 8l / 1.5 gallon of tank water last...

changed about 8l / 1.5 gallon of tank water last night, and readjusted new water to read 180 ppm using fluval shrimp minerals.

Lights on today and 1 cherry and 1 CRS dead again with new molts...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-15-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By morgan
Thanks somewhatshocked and GeToChKn . I was...

Thanks somewhatshocked and GeToChKn .
I was assuming that 17.833 ppm of fluval mineral was GH1 , and 100ppm was GH5.6.
Ive now just took 6l out of the tank and replaced with 8l of 180ppm water.
I...
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