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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-29-2015, 08:24 PM
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Views: 113,474
Posted By greenteam
I would not toss in 50 shrimp into a 5g tank. If...

I would not toss in 50 shrimp into a 5g tank. If a colony grew to 50 then it wont be an issue.

A small tank can be easily thrown out of whack if suddenly more waste is been produced and the good...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-27-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By greenteam
If everything test normal in the tank then I...

If everything test normal in the tank then I would not stress out too much.

I have several very healthy tanks that have 300+ shrimps and it's a normal cycle to see 1 or 2 die from age.

People...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-27-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By greenteam
Honestly it's your personal preference. If you...

Honestly it's your personal preference. If you have PRL then you cant have anything else in that tank obviously.

If you like the look of CBS/CRS and TB's then Mischlings is the way to go. Not...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-24-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By greenteam
He mentions his snail/crab tank. As for...

He mentions his snail/crab tank.


As for the question the TDS is not the only test you need to run for the proper brackish requirements. You might want to look into getting a cheap Refractometer...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-10-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By greenteam
My CPO went "missing" once and it turned out the...

My CPO went "missing" once and it turned out the others killed it during a molt and then ate it lol.

I only learned this to be the case because I was watching the tank and one molted and the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-10-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By greenteam
This guy did a good test with ph & alder cones. ...

This guy did a good test with ph & alder cones.

http://www.aldercones.com/

Also another thing I learned from using them myself is if you buy OLD alder cones they do nothing to the PH. I bought...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-10-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By greenteam
All my tanks use ADA soil so I will tell you what...

All my tanks use ADA soil so I will tell you what I know.

It takes roughly 30 days to cycle with no need to add ammonia because the substrate leaches it out. I use tap water during cycling process...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-10-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By greenteam
How big is the tank?

How big is the tank?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By greenteam
What about trying snails?

What about trying snails?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-02-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By greenteam
Cherry Shrimp with nice red color can be found as...

Cherry Shrimp with nice red color can be found as cheap as $1 per if you know where to look. In the long run you might wish you had bought the nicer ones.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-24-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By greenteam
Shrimp tank produce minimal waste I do WC once a...

Shrimp tank produce minimal waste I do WC once a month.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-18-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By greenteam
That tank has bad reviews. I would setup a...

That tank has bad reviews.

I would setup a classic 10g with a small HOB and 1 sponge filter.

Here's one of my 10g on a budget and have 2 types of shrimp.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-12-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By greenteam
If it a bacteria infection it will kill the whole...

If it a bacteria infection it will kill the whole colony. Unless you remove all infected shrimp but still not guarantee it wont wipe out the rest.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-05-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By greenteam
A local mom & pop shop sells them for that...

A local mom & pop shop sells them for that price
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-04-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By greenteam
You have one tank with shrimp wants in the other...

You have one tank with shrimp wants in the other tanks?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-04-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By greenteam
I had a female release her young and it took...

I had a female release her young and it took almost a month for me to finally see them. I was convinced that no young ones had survived but those little guys can hide crazy good in just about...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-02-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By greenteam
Get a 5g tank all you need is a sponge filter. ...

Get a 5g tank all you need is a sponge filter.

Total setup $25-30 roghly
$15 for 5 gallon tank
$5-7 sponge filter
Substrate (free) If you have extra from past setups.
Lighting you can get...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-01-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By greenteam
No they don't breed true and yes they can cross...

No they don't breed true and yes they can cross with bad results depending if you mix colors. If it's RCS with Red Rilis then no big deal, but if you have yellow or blue rilis then bad idea.

Most...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-01-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By greenteam
Do you need it no, but someone people get it just...

Do you need it no, but someone people get it just for peace of mind.

No one can tell you this things actually make any difference 100% since nothing really shows from having them in your tank. One...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-22-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By greenteam
agree not Amanos

agree not Amanos
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-13-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By greenteam
OEBT are the opposite using Florida tap water I...

OEBT are the opposite using Florida tap water I killed them all once the temp hit above 74. Like Plamen mention bacteria wiped them as soon as the tank got warm & anyone who keeps tigers will tell...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-13-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By greenteam
Might be a baby ramhorn snail just a guess...

Might be a baby ramhorn snail just a guess because the shell looks like the typical round spiral.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-12-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By greenteam
Can you tell us about your tank & type of shrimp...

Can you tell us about your tank & type of shrimp you keep?

Like size/age of the tank & what the parameters are.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-12-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By greenteam
You keep them with inert substrate?

You keep them with inert substrate?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-12-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By greenteam
Why not remove and isolate the shrimps showing...

Why not remove and isolate the shrimps showing signs. It sounds like whatever it is might be spreading.
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