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Forum: Tank Journals 02-25-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 886
Posted By xenxes
Crushed snails from your tank also makes for a...

Crushed snails from your tank also makes for a tasty snack. I like supplementing with some live feed, especially for such an elegant fish �� they have super strong jaw pressure, yummy calcium...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-25-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,498
Posted By xenxes
That careful initial placement was pretty quickly...

That careful initial placement was pretty quickly overrun. With dutch-like that's especially problematic, your hardscape is taken over and unseen. If you know what final result you want I say go...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-25-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 886
Posted By xenxes
The future RCS will be betta food, they're great...

The future RCS will be betta food, they're great food don't get me wrong. But you probably want to keep them in a separate tank / breeding container if you want to have a sustainable food source. I...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By xenxes
So steel is stronger than aluminum but heavier? ...

So steel is stronger than aluminum but heavier?

Is there a particular brand to look for? Or just get whatever on eBay?

I'm thinking of just biting on this...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By xenxes
Outdoor Co 2 and temperature fluctuations?

I'm planning to gas my tanks in an unheated/uncooled greenhouse. At night in the winter it can get down to the 40s. During the day in the summer up to 100 for a few hours.

Should I be worried...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By xenxes
Np! I have a "mix tank" too and color-specific...

Np! I have a "mix tank" too and color-specific tanks.
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/t31.0-8/10927246_735378276581792_6604376292361568370_o.jpg

The problem with mixing...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By xenxes
(Off-Topic) That was an old tank which I...

(Off-Topic)

That was an old tank which I messed up (temp too low), but I'm planning another neo+cardinal setup. Yes they will do well and breed, the biggest requirement is temperature of 80F-84F...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-24-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,490
Posted By xenxes
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/t31.0-8/10927246_735378276581792_6604376292361568370_o.jpg

Can tell it's a good hardy batch, acclimation? What acclimation, just dump it in. ...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-24-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,490
Posted By xenxes
I dumped all of the above into the 90g. ...

I dumped all of the above into the 90g. Expensive way to breed brown shrimp you say? Nah, this will be my common denominator tank, shrimps that survive in here will be chosen for color-specific...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-23-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 63,849
Posted By xenxes
Adding 5x "BKK" today, these are really shadow...

Adding 5x "BKK" today, these are really shadow Pandas, but only 1/5 is very blue.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-23-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,490
Posted By xenxes
Remember that batch of bad shrimp? Instead of a...

Remember that batch of bad shrimp? Instead of a refund I got a store credit and decided to get more shrimpments! (someone stop me!)

Yellows...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-23-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,490
Posted By xenxes
That's boraras brigittae :)

That's boraras brigittae :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-23-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By xenxes
blue velvet x. PFR will produce rilis, not always...

blue velvet x. PFR will produce rilis, not always the solid half/half pattern, but variations. The translucent blue. Rili is a dominant trait.

Darker blues / different strains sometimes sold as...
Forum: Ponds 02-23-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,711
Posted By xenxes
https://scontent-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/t31...

https://scontent-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/t31.0-8/10993514_734869139966039_6649505922293826318_o.jpg
Some growth, don't know if I like lucky bamboo out here in pots at all
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-22-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By xenxes
Huge water changes can cause death due to large...

Huge water changes can cause death due to large parameter shifts, even if nothing is wrong with the water, as a general rule I never change more than 10% of the water at a time if there's livestock...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-22-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By xenxes
pH is high and TDS is moderate. But that doesn't...

pH is high and TDS is moderate. But that doesn't really matter and should not cause what you are saying, i.e. 2 deaths a day. I've kept shrimp in an outdoor mud bucket where TDS reached up to 800...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-22-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By xenxes
metallic plant weights are typically stainless...

metallic plant weights are typically stainless steel and shouldn't have much of an effect

#1 cause of death is high ammonia / nitrites / nitrates, you said you didn't have the first two, also low...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-22-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By xenxes
Yea I need to stop reading, general consensus is...

Yea I need to stop reading, general consensus is milk in yogurt is too foul (see the BOD #s above). Now I'm seeing people seed bacteria to speed up "bokashi" composting, adding a lot of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-22-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By xenxes
Sea sky blue? Blue dream? Velvet blue? Who comes...

Sea sky blue? Blue dream? Velvet blue? Who comes up with these names :(

Why not stick to the RCS convention

Blue Velvet = Cherry Blue
Blue Dream = Sakura Blue
Sea Sky Blue = (Painted) Fire...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-22-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 63,849
Posted By xenxes
1 week caddie growth before/after: ...

1 week caddie growth before/after:

https://scontent-b-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/t31.0-8/10974723_729559817163638_5891271393513616386_o.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-22-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,490
Posted By xenxes
Did some more rearranging and more trimming, sort...

Did some more rearranging and more trimming, sort of. I just know what I don't like and rip it up, but then end up replacing it with something else I don't quite like. :(

1 week before/after...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-21-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By xenxes
Hmm yeah, interesting. Basically massive amounts...

Hmm yeah, interesting. Basically massive amounts of nutrients, algae growth, oxygen deprivation -- http://gawker.com/5879234/spilt-milk-actually-kills-fish-and-screws-up-the-water



I guess...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By xenxes
Thanks for the new pic!

Thanks for the new pic!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-21-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By xenxes
Like this: ...

Like this:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/t31.0-8/10916334_734294566690163_443087588589907209_o.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By xenxes
Well thanks, straight into the intake it is! I'd...

Well thanks, straight into the intake it is! I'd like to do something like BanzaiJoe's but doubt I'm that crafty. I guess drill a little hole on the side of my intake tube since I have a SS...
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