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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2012, 01:09 AM
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-10-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By RandomMan
Babaluti(sp) Greens are pretty common in...

Babaluti(sp) Greens are pretty common in wholesale. They can range from almost clear with just a touch of green to a pretty dark green. That would be my first guess.

Also one of the major...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-31-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By RandomMan
Just another thing to consider. Some dechlor...

Just another thing to consider. Some dechlor products (like Prime) will cause a false Ammonia reading for up to 2 days with most test kits.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-27-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By RandomMan
I have been with neos with no problem.

I have been with neos with no problem.
Forum: Fish 05-26-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By RandomMan
The brine shrimp are fine. People are thinking...

The brine shrimp are fine. People are thinking of live brine shrimp, which have little nutritional value unless fed a special diet right before being fed to your fish. That said, its always a good...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-25-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 16,940
Posted By RandomMan
Are you sure it is not a blue pearl? Blue Pearl...

Are you sure it is not a blue pearl? Blue Pearl is a difference species of blue Neocaridina than Blue Rili.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By RandomMan
Also you can go to Target. They had some nice...

Also you can go to Target. They had some nice glass candle holder thingies for $2 that are about the same size as the feeding dishes.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-22-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By RandomMan
You can view seller feedback on Aquabid, so check...

You can view seller feedback on Aquabid, so check that out first. And google the names of the drop shippers. Some are better than others to work with. Be sure to contact them in advance to find...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-21-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 16,940
Posted By RandomMan
The original Blue Rilis had the red head/tail,...

The original Blue Rilis had the red head/tail, but a very bright blue transparent mid-section.

I believe the ideal Blue Rili these days is blue transparent body with solid Blue head/tail, with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By RandomMan
These are amanos, they love hard water. So I...

These are amanos, they love hard water. So I doubt high GH is the issue. Shrimp will molt when in poor water conditions, sick, or stressed.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By RandomMan
What do your ammonia levels read? Why weekly...

What do your ammonia levels read? Why weekly water changes?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-19-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,575
Posted By RandomMan
Do the coral chips buffer to 7.4 or 7.6 ph? How...

Do the coral chips buffer to 7.4 or 7.6 ph? How often do you have to do water changes to keep the TDS and KH within parameters? Or does it stop increasing once it reaches a certain amount?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-18-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,575
Posted By RandomMan
How about using Seachem neutral buffer to raise...

How about using Seachem neutral buffer to raise the PH to 7?
Forum: Plants 05-11-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,033
Posted By RandomMan
The type of moss matters too. What kind is it?

The type of moss matters too. What kind is it?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-08-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By RandomMan
I can confirm Sunkist Orange shrimp do just fine...

I can confirm Sunkist Orange shrimp do just fine in Brackish. Mine have been alive for several months now.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-08-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By RandomMan
Female shrimp can still get berried without a...

Female shrimp can still get berried without a male present. The eggs just won't get fertilized. Now if you have shrimplets in your tank 4 weeks after a female gets berried, you know you have a male.
Forum: Substrate 05-08-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,981
Posted By RandomMan
I just got some last week.

I just got some last week.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-06-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,279
Posted By RandomMan
Had something similar happen on a shipment. ...

Had something similar happen on a shipment. Double bagged and inside a sealed jar, jar was wrapped in bubble wrap, entire thing was inside a large box filled with foam peanuts.

Some how the jar...
Forum: DIY 05-02-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,461
Posted By RandomMan
I ended up going with MDO. I was surprised how...

I ended up going with MDO. I was surprised how cheap it was. $38 for a 4x8 sheet, not that much more expensive than a decent plywood. And if I ever get into boating I can tear it out and using it...
Forum: Fish 04-27-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,267
Posted By RandomMan
Ottos aren't colorful and flashy, and appears to...

Ottos aren't colorful and flashy, and appears to be the one fish that doesn't view baby shrimps the way a fat man views a free buffet.
Forum: DIY 04-27-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,461
Posted By RandomMan
I'm not planning on painting it, for the same...

I'm not planning on painting it, for the same reason I don't want to treat the wood myself. I have a limited area to work in, and anything that involves wet sticky stuff will quickly get dog hair in...
Forum: DIY 04-27-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,461
Posted By RandomMan
Thanks for the feedback everyone. To answer a...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. To answer a few questions:

This will be mostly 5 gallon tanks laid out next to each other, although there will be a few odd balls. The 5 gallons will have their...
Forum: DIY 04-27-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,461
Posted By RandomMan
Plywood for aquarium stand/shelf?

Hi, I'm going to be making some shelves to hold some small aquariums (think a long stand along the wall or a rack). I'm trying to decide on the material to use for the actual shelf the tanks will...
Forum: Fish 04-27-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,267
Posted By RandomMan
Fish will eat what fits in their mouth. Most...

Fish will eat what fits in their mouth. Most fish in the 1~3" size will leave adult shrimp alone, but EVERYTHING will eat baby shrimp. If you have enough plants for the babies to hide in, Neos will...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-26-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By RandomMan
Your TDS meter isn't actually recording TDS. Its...

Your TDS meter isn't actually recording TDS. Its actually recording conductivity of the water. So anything that dissolves in the water that doesn't conduct electricity won't be read. On the other...
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