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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2016, 06:42 PM
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Posted By shift
Will do! thanks

Will do! thanks
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2016, 05:47 PM
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Posted By shift
Safe to add Mischlings with CRS/CBS?

I have ton of CRS/CBS.. I always see "Taiwan Bee + CBS / CRS Mischlings" for sale. Would adding some of them to my CRS/CBS pool increase or decrease the quality of the offspring?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-30-2016, 05:33 PM
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Views: 458
Posted By shift
Anyone seen a side by side comparison of CO2 vs non-CO2?

Co2. Increases growth.

Look at plants in right. At this point I had my co2 barely on.
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160130/6caa2ea3acc2d9d2800526ad13968a5f.jpg

I decided to crank it up a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By shift
So basically don't mix anything with my crystal...

So basically don't mix anything with my crystal red / Blacks? I have 60+ in there and it's my only shrimp tank left

Thanks Azazan for the link. Handy chart :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By shift
Blue bolt an crystals will interbreed as they are...

Blue bolt an crystals will interbreed as they are the same species.. im just wondering if the offspring would be blue bolts/crystal/mixed/ something else? aka is it beneficial or bad to add them in?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2016, 09:30 PM
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Posted By shift
Blue Dream is neocardinal and should be safe? ...

Blue Dream is neocardinal and should be safe?

For TB as long as the michelens are nice looking crystals then I don't mine. I just don't want to get seethrough or lower quality crystals out of the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By shift
Nope. I had a few in a bamboo vase for a while...

Nope. I had a few in a bamboo vase for a while with just weekly water changes
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By shift
Mixing shrimp. Crystals and Tibee?

I have a tank full of crystal red and crystal black. I'm thinking of adding some neos - blue dream

I was also wondering am I safe to add tiwan bee as well.? Will there be any strange interbreeding...
Forum: DIY   01-06-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By shift
Try those vacation feeder tabs that last a week. ...

Try those vacation feeder tabs that last a week. Then Sell some shrimp to pay for auto feeders
Forum: DIY   01-05-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By shift
Need ideas for auto feeder

Throw in some veggies once a week, bribe your parents to feed or prob spend more on a DIY version then a cheap digital China one would cost
Forum: DIY   01-04-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By shift
I bought a cheap one from china for $15 and it...

I bought a cheap one from china for $15 and it works great!

Shrimp are also easy and dont need to be feed daily..l give mine food every few days and they graze the tank the rest of the time.
Forum: Plants   01-04-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By shift
Glosso turning red

Thanks Jeff.

I added a bunch of flourish root tabs last week. Hopefully that helps.

I also do have some dry fertilizers I could mix but I have been avoiding getting into the daily dosing on...
Forum: Plants   01-04-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By shift
Glosso turning red

Any idea why some of my gloss is turning red ?
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-01-2016, 02:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,779
Posted By shift
Sure do. One of each ...

Sure do. One of each
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/31/1ffbb242eedb5e3d48d24625c89ccdc9.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/31/2e9fa47dec2a9ae9696498d2a20acb26.jpg...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-01-2016, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By shift
So I used 4dk and it turns dark green. Is this...

So I used 4dk and it turns dark green. Is this right? The ph solution is an orange yellow colour
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-31-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By shift
Drop checker funky colours

So I have two different PH solutions. One says to add aquarium water and the other has no instructions.

One of them turns dark green when I mix with 4dkh

I tired mixing the other one with...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-31-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By shift
Oh how things have changed. After looking through...

Oh how things have changed. After looking through old threads I found this from a year ago. I have since moved the contents from a 24g to 16g version of the tank and things are doing well ;)...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-31-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,680
Posted By shift
Wicked scape!

Wicked scape!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-29-2015, 04:01 AM
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Views: 139
Posted By shift
Funny. I just went from planted to reef this...

Funny. I just went from planted to reef this year. (well still have a small planted shrimp tank as well). I have a few builds on my site as well as write ups on dry starts for carpeting plants ect....
Forum: Equipment   10-30-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By shift
I don't have one and I have never had an issue. ...

I don't have one and I have never had an issue. I have never had water back siphon down. I guess my solonoid creates a good enough seal to hold any back pressure
Forum: Equipment   09-29-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By shift
Another way to do it without making holes...

Another way to do it without making holes http://fishtankprojects.com/diy-aquarium-projects/diy-automated-water-changes.html
Forum: Algae   09-22-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By shift
well i did about a 1.5G water change today in my...

well i did about a 1.5G water change today in my 16G.. i think im going to do this ammount daily for the next week to hopefully get out any algae feeding nutrients well hopefully not shocking the...
Forum: Algae   09-20-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By shift
Is this fuzz algae ?

Hey guys. Thank you for the reply
I have to admit that the reef tank has taken most of my focus and the plant one has been a bit neglected. However I really want to get it back on track.

I...
Forum: Algae   09-19-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By shift
Maybe stag horn ?

Maybe stag horn ?
Forum: Algae   09-19-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By shift
A few more pics in case it helps. I'm a bit...

A few more pics in case it helps. I'm a bit hesitant to use anything to harsh as I have 4 burried shrimp in three
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/09/18/0311893c46d53657f6b9a52d1bdc7d32.jpg...
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