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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-10-2015, 12:49 PM
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Posted By trapperwolves
LOL Good symptom for sure.

LOL

Good symptom for sure.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-10-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By trapperwolves
You might want to consider increasing the total...

You might want to consider increasing the total number from 5 shrimp to somewhere around 10 shrimp. You might loose 2 or 3 during the transition from the lfs to your tank. This would also help to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-08-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By trapperwolves
http://www.sudeepmandal.com/hobbies/planted-aquari...

http://www.sudeepmandal.com/hobbies/planted-aquarium/low-tech-planted-tank-guide/ (http://www.sudeepmandal.com/hobbies/planted-aquarium/low-tech-planted-tank-guide/)

Check out the above link. You...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-06-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By trapperwolves
I use Flourish twice a week in my shrimp tanks....

I use Flourish twice a week in my shrimp tanks. No problems at all.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-02-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By trapperwolves
Sounds good guys--Thanks for your replies

Sounds good guys--Thanks for your replies
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-02-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By trapperwolves
Plain Old Orange Neos

I really enjoy checking out pictures people post of their shrimp. As my signature shows I have different kinds of neos in 3 of my tanks. Maybe one day I'll step into the caridina arena and set up a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-02-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By trapperwolves
Metricide after light on

I add metricide (cheaper than Excel) to my tanks every day. The problem is my lights are on a timer and there are many days when I don't get home until after the lights have already come on. This...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-02-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,112
Posted By trapperwolves
Wow--Great pictures and great looking shrimp.

Wow--Great pictures and great looking shrimp.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By trapperwolves
I have 5 canisters running. I alternate and clean...

I have 5 canisters running. I alternate and clean 1 canister filter every week. I try and keep the water as clean as possible for the fish that I am responsible for keeping. It only adds on an...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By trapperwolves
If you want to keep shrimp-even easy shrimp like...

If you want to keep shrimp-even easy shrimp like cherries-you should buy a TDS meter, PH meter, a test kit for ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate, and a test kit for gh and kh.
Even cherry shrimp will...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By trapperwolves
3 of my tanks have no covers. My shrimp don't...

3 of my tanks have no covers. My shrimp don't jump out. The closest they get to the top is picking through the floating plants. I also used to have endlers in an open tank-no problem with jumping at...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-26-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By trapperwolves
I always aim my ferts to the intake of the...

I always aim my ferts to the intake of the filter. Helps to disperse the ferts better.
I do turn off the filter for feeding the fish. The filter makes the food sink to fast. I want to make sure the...
Forum: Plants 03-25-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By trapperwolves
I've used Purigen in my canister filters for...

I've used Purigen in my canister filters for years. Keep replacement bags in water. 2 days before cleaning the filters I'll bleach the extra bags over night and then let them soak in a Prime/water...
Forum: Plants 03-25-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for the response Cameron346

Thanks for the response Cameron346
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-23-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By trapperwolves
Sorry to hear about your loses. It's easy to...

Sorry to hear about your loses. It's easy to loose track of what you're doing especially when moving.
Forum: Plants 03-22-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By trapperwolves
moss in cholla wood

Would it work if I took a bunch of moss and shoved it inside a piece of cholla wood? I took some christmas moss and did that in one of my shrimp tanks.

Just wondering if that would be enough light...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-21-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for all your input guys.

Thanks for all your input guys.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-21-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By trapperwolves
Be sure it's all the 500ml you are mixing with....

Be sure it's all the 500ml you are mixing with. If memory serves 60 grams is about the limit so you should be under it, but it still takes a bit of mixing.


My calculator is coming up with 50...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-21-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By trapperwolves
I just tried to mix some in a glass measuring...

I just tried to mix some in a glass measuring cup--Not working.
I poured everything into an empty bottle and am in the process of shaking, shaking, and more shaking.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-20-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for the fast response Diana. 50...

Thanks for the fast response Diana.

50 grams it is. My new formula for saving some money and buying dry ferts.

Also thanks for all your knowledge that you share on this site. I really...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-20-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By trapperwolves
Adding Potassium

Trying to go the dry fert route. Picked up a lb. of K2SO4. Been searching to try to find this answer but still not sure.

How many grams of K2SO4 would I have to add to 250 ml of water to equal...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-06-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 822
Posted By trapperwolves
Mastermind85 you mentioned red cherries dying in...

Mastermind85 you mentioned red cherries dying in your main tank also. I would not recommend putting any shrimp in your main tank as your guppies and mollies will eat them.

As for your other tank...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-28-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By trapperwolves
It always makes it harder to breed any fish or...

It always makes it harder to breed any fish or inverts when there are other species in the same tank. I would recommend keeping the CPDs in their own tank.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-28-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By trapperwolves
50% water changes could be affecting your shrimp....

50% water changes could be affecting your shrimp. Shrimps need consistency and doing a 50% change could be more then they can handle. I would recommend doing 30% water changes at most. Even if you...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-16-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By trapperwolves
I have a couple in a 75 gallon and a couple in a...

I have a couple in a 75 gallon and a couple in a 29 gallon. Both do not have covers that would keep them in if they wanted to get out. Not sure about the filter. My 29 gallon has a canister hooked up...
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