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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-12-2014, 12:17 AM
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Posted By FlyingShawn
Blue/black discoloration on body/PFRs dropping like flies

Ive been losing a PFR every couple of days and, while some of them seem to be ordinary molting issues (despite seemingly good parameters), others are exhibiting a weird symptom that Ive never seen...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-18-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By FlyingShawn
Very cool color! I'd love to see a better...

Very cool color! I'd love to see a better picture if you're able to coax him out of hiding!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-18-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By FlyingShawn
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-18-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By FlyingShawn
It's my understanding that Bloody Marys get their...

It's my understanding that Bloody Marys get their redness from a different mutation than the line that has been selectively bred to give us the Sakura/Fire Red/PFR variants. This is why their...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-18-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By FlyingShawn
Show us your best male PFR!

What does your best male Painted Fire Red look like?

I've always heard that the males tend not to be as colorful as the females (and my experience would support this), but most of the grading...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-16-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By FlyingShawn
Good idea about draining most of the water out of...

Good idea about draining most of the water out of the tank! I think this will be Plan A for now (I'm hoping to work on it tomorrow or Wednesday).

I'm not too worried about a mini-cycle since I'll...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-16-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By FlyingShawn
That's one of the ideas that I've considered, but...

That's one of the ideas that I've considered, but I don't think my little hose works up enough suction to make much of a difference on a 2" thick sponge.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By FlyingShawn
How to clean Hamburg Mattenfilter in an established shrimp tank?

My 10gal shrimp tank has been running for almost 2 years without any sort of teardown or cleaning of the Mattenfilter (I've had, shall we say, "mixed" success with the shrimp, but that's another...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-05-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By FlyingShawn
I think he was referring to how quickly the waste...

I think he was referring to how quickly the waste adds up if you're making more than a couple gallons of RO. Using your 4:1 ratio, you'd only need to make 25gal of RO to create 100gal of waste water.
Forum: Lighting 03-23-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By FlyingShawn
Could you give us an update about how it turned...

Could you give us an update about how it turned out?

I'm thinking of replacing the T5NO light on my low-tech 55 and asking a lot of the same questions you were.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-22-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By FlyingShawn
Dolly weight limit for Brute containers - Solved!

(This is a follow-up to a discussion in the "RO Storage Container?" thread that went off-topic and was locked earlier today.)

After hearing that the red-wheeled "quiet" model of the dolly was...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,745
Posted By FlyingShawn
That's the funny part: I can find the 8W versions...

That's the funny part: I can find the 8W versions all over the web for $45-50, but the Daylight version of the 6W seems to bottom out around $65 on reputable sites and eBay (MarineAndReef is the only...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,745
Posted By FlyingShawn
1. I think I might have figured out the source...

1. I think I might have figured out the source of the misunderstanding: I was asking about the multiple-diode model you mentioned below, not the single-diode on a suction cup you talked about here...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,745
Posted By FlyingShawn
It's true that there is a fantastic amount of...

It's true that there is a fantastic amount of information here (and we're very grateful for the effort you've put into it!). I'm not trying to be lazy; I've read through this thread several times...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,745
Posted By FlyingShawn
Is the "Solarflare mini" on the top left of this...

Is the "Solarflare mini" on the top left of this (http://www.deepblueprofessional.com/solarflare.html) page the Deep Blue you were referring to? How well do you think it'd work on one of the AquaTop...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-20-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,395
Posted By FlyingShawn
For those of you who use the Brute containers,...

For those of you who use the Brute containers, what cleaning do you do when you first buy them? I'm assuming a good rinsing is smart to get rid of any dust from the store, but do you use a bleach...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-18-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,395
Posted By FlyingShawn
Good timing: I was actually just about to post a...

Good timing: I was actually just about to post a thread asking if anyone had experience with those wheel adaptors!

Is the red-wheeled version rated for more weight than the one available at...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-18-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,212
Posted By FlyingShawn
APB: how true have they been breeding for you? ...

APB: how true have they been breeding for you? Are you having to cull the majority of each litter to maintain that highest grade?
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By FlyingShawn
Here is a version with a larger 1" valve,...

Here is a version with a larger 1" valve, although I'm not sure if the valve materials would be aquarium safe:
Amazon - Onsite Pro FS1NPT Water Heater FloodStop, 1 Inch Valve

I also saw they have...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By FlyingShawn
Bump/update: It's been a while since I...

Bump/update:

It's been a while since I posted this and I've been distracted with other projects, but I've continued trying to research this without much success. Here are my two main questions:
...
Forum: Substrate 01-22-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By FlyingShawn
I've been experimenting with a different way to...

I've been experimenting with a different way to sift that is easier and biased towards more removing materials that won't stay down than removing them based on size (the side effect is that some...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By FlyingShawn
Contemplating RO for Fish and Shrimp Need Advice!

TL;DR: See first reply below.

I’m thinking about getting an RO system, but at this point I’m not even sure I’m asking the right questions, much less if it’s a smart move for my tanks. I have two...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-28-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 27,549
Posted By FlyingShawn
Liam, did you ever post the pictures of your...

Liam, did you ever post the pictures of your latest-generation Purigen reactor? I tried searching to see if they were in a separate thread, but couldn't find anything.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-23-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 27,549
Posted By FlyingShawn
I just had this exchange over email with Stephan...

I just had this exchange over email with Stephan Tanner of SwissTropicals.com (quoted with permission):





In other words: the hybrid design is not one of my better ideas. :redface: I still...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-23-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 27,549
Posted By FlyingShawn
I was thinking of using a JetLifter...

I was thinking of using a JetLifter (http://www.swisstropicals.com/Poret%20Filter%20Foam%20Pricelist.html) to power the air side (they have a REALLY impressive flow rate), so that possibility hadn't...
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