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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-13-2013, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Richardblack
Still trying.. am looking at different salinity,...

Still trying.. am looking at different salinity, temperatures and phyto cultures.. I have about 10 female amano in a 30lt nanno tank. 2 male amanos are in there also so i have myself my own amano...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By Richardblack
Hi KenP... if things go well then we will...

Hi KenP... if things go well then we will definitely need more tanks... and conversely if we have some early losses I think we may have a water quality issues.. You raise a good point and I need to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-26-2013, 11:40 PM
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Posted By Richardblack
Zoes now over 1 week old.. swimming around in...

Zoes now over 1 week old.. swimming around in Phyto mix


Amano Shrimp Breeding Second Attempt Zoes Over 1 Week Old - YouTube
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-24-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By Richardblack
Its here if you want to catch up ...

Its here if you want to catch up

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=191990&highlight=

Regards
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-24-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By Richardblack
Yeah good point... Last time I did...

Yeah good point...


Last time I did periodic water changes... so it is definatley a good idea of yours.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-23-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By Richardblack
Video showing everything looks okay, the green...

Video showing everything looks okay, the green mix is very thick this time around so its hard to see inside the tank


Amano Shrimp Breeding - Zoe's in growing tank.... 3 days old - YouTube
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-23-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By Richardblack
The tank is an Aqua One Aquastyle 380..... with...

The tank is an Aqua One Aquastyle 380..... with standard supplied light.. i think its 15w but not sure...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-23-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By Richardblack
Part of my green recipe is Phyto based... i hope...

Part of my green recipe is Phyto based... i hope to be okay with this.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-23-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By Richardblack
This time around I have decided not to feed them...

This time around I have decided not to feed them anything extra at all... daft as it may seem... a hunch tells me to go Ďlow techí and rely just on my green mix..... Other web advice suggests all...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-22-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By Richardblack
We might sell some, especially if we do well.....

We might sell some, especially if we do well.. even a 10% survival rate would return 300+ shrimp..... so we are hoping for a good result, especially as this is our second attempt..

Fingers crossed...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-22-2013, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Richardblack
For my CRS I use pure RO with half dose of...

For my CRS I use pure RO with half dose of Shirakura Liquid Mineral.

My KH is 2 and my GH is 6

Dont bother with PH testing as 'it is what it is'
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-22-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By Richardblack
Yes itís an led light. it takes a few minutes for...

Yes itís an led light. it takes a few minutes for them to line up and itís quite a sight.


They have all been siphoned off into my salty mix, although there are still some berried females in...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-22-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By Richardblack
Amano Shrimp Breeding Second Attempt (With New Videos)

Amano Shrimp Breeding Second Attempt

Anybody who didnít view my last attempt, itís here....

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=191990&highlight=

This is my new setup:
...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By Richardblack
I use Basket 1 - Filter Floss over pre filter...

I use
Basket 1 - Filter Floss over pre filter media
Basket 2 - Noodles
Basket 3 - Filter floss over Seachem Purigen
See my thread re the same query...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-26-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By Richardblack
Hope you have found the answer you needed, I...

Hope you have found the answer you needed, I would not have said it was temp related (i.e. too cold)... I was thinking oxygen deficiency.


Glad you got it sorted.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-26-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,479
Posted By Richardblack
I would only call it fun at first.. two months of...

I would only call it fun at first.. two months of pushing your nose up to green water shining a torch light in can get a bit too winded. lol
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-26-2013, 11:34 AM
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Views: 7,479
Posted By Richardblack
I really had a bad time with this (in terms of...

I really had a bad time with this (in terms of knowledge base).I was scared of keeping the zoes in marine for too long because if I lost them at this stage then the last two months would have been...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-25-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By Richardblack
Are the Amano worst in the morning? i.e. are you...

Are the Amano worst in the morning? i.e. are you turning CO2 off at night?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-25-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By Richardblack
I dose EI with Co2, have no symptoms with Amano. ...

I dose EI with Co2, have no symptoms with Amano.

Are they changing colour at any time? to pink?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-21-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,479
Posted By Richardblack
Breeding Amano / Yamato shrimp NEW PICS

My tank bred Amano's pics including berried female

http://imageshack.us/a/img24/6885/20130221204837.jpg

http://imageshack.us/a/img201/9844/20130221210036.jpg
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-20-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,479
Posted By Richardblack
Am pleased to let everyone know one of my tank...

Am pleased to let everyone know one of my tank bred females is berried... she is 152 days old so far.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-02-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Richardblack
I have had some success breeding Amano See...

I have had some success breeding Amano

See my thread

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=191990&highlight=

Keep us up to date
Forum: DIY 12-26-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By Richardblack
are you still using the sock? how often do you...

are you still using the sock? how often do you need to clean it?
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Richardblack
Yeah thanks... i just looked again at the FX5 as...

Yeah thanks... i just looked again at the FX5 as my flow seemed to have dropped.. the Water Polish Filter was rammed with stuff. I just took it out and chucked it in the bin.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Richardblack
I purchased some Filter Floss and some Fluval Pre...

I purchased some Filter Floss and some Fluval Pre Filter Media.. I have found a shop in Nottingham selling Purigen and keep forgetting to go and pick it up...So my plan is to have Filter Floss i the...
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