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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2015, 09:03 PM
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Posted By DKShrimporium
So, the idea took hold, and...

...DK abducted a few juvie mermaiden and plopped them into the virgin Sulawesi tank. There they will cook until they go forth and multiply, in theory. This was the beta test to see if they can...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-30-2015, 01:53 AM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
Hey C... ... stay safe. +++++++++ ...

Hey C...

... stay safe.

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DK never works on electrical work when alone - always has a responsible secondary party in the building... in case. She also has an expert electrician type...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-26-2015, 11:20 PM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
Sometimes, DK fixates on things...

It's almost like a programming ritual. A part or piece comes up, and sparks DK's interest. She studies it -- fixates on it -- for quite a while, before she tosses it to the bins 'n' barrels of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-22-2015, 11:32 AM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
Yes, you're right! They are not allowed...

Yes, you're right! They are not allowed telephones in their homes (or on their persons with cells), but are allowed remote phones, primarily due to business reasons as they conduct business with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-19-2015, 08:42 PM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
Now... about THAT OTHER project...

Today, THAT OTHER project was re-assembled and for the most part finished. There are a few niggling details to finish up with parts waiting to arrive, but the bulk of it is finis.

It all started...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-18-2015, 11:05 PM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
Hm. So, apparently, DK's already using about...

Hm. So, apparently, DK's already using about three such technologies. She has metered peristaltic pumps, and then two piston type injectors.

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IN OTHER NEWS:

DK was so burned out on...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-17-2015, 11:05 AM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
DK has project fatigue, but soldiers on

So yesterday, DK was SO burned out on THAT OTHER project, that her only respite was to stop working on it, and finish this crazy steampunk floating light "fixture" for the Mermaid ladies.

Today, a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-14-2015, 08:49 PM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
DK surfaces, briefly, from that OTHER project

DK has been in the thick of that OTHER project, each day battling wits with the gremlins of the project. Geometry, spatial relationships, transmission of forces, lightest & cheapest methods, order...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-11-2015, 11:22 AM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
BWA HA HA - that ring was eleven bucks on one of...

BWA HA HA - that ring was eleven bucks on one of those cardboard displays with slits in it holding rings, at a flea markety type place! She has a nicer ring, but actually likes this modest one much...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-07-2015, 08:34 PM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
So, while we continue on dribbling forth the light fixture assembly...

DK has been FURIOUSLY head-banging behind the scenes, on her nerve-wracking project. She has been brain-spinning, twisting imagery around in her mind, pondering the critical order of operations.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-06-2015, 12:27 PM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
Yeah, well, this thread is like the old cartoons...

Yeah, well, this thread is like the old cartoons with disappearing ink. DK keeps running out of attachment room so has to flush earlier pictures (mostly because DK's too lazy to set up a remote...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-05-2015, 12:01 PM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
Why, thank you. I understand the concept of...

Why, thank you.

I understand the concept of PLC and RP, but - mebbe 'cause I'm not through my 34 ounce Bubba Mug yet - what positive displacement would I need?



Oh, yes, grasshopper...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-03-2015, 06:37 PM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
DK knows when a project makes her REALLY NERVOUS...

...It's either gonna be a gangbuster fun project,

or

a disaster.

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She's been contemplating this project for WELL over a year, now, stymied about various geometries.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-31-2015, 05:14 PM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
Scenes around the place

Smoke and mirrors. These are pics to divert the readers, 'cause DK is too bizzy staring at all the action and changes in her tanks to take DECENT pics. She has actually cleaned the front glass of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-27-2015, 09:15 PM
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Views: 3,231
Posted By DKShrimporium
One of the most epic threads ever, on this topic:...

One of the most epic threads ever, on this topic: Kahuna (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=41844&highlight=)

To appreciate it fully, you need to read the epic thread of the tanks...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-27-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,107
Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
So, ja, DK ended up spending the past few days...

Doing the below.

Yep, she ended up where she started. Except fatter.

After doing a full injector workshop (take apart, service, lube, etc.) and switch out (she was attempting to switch out the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By DKShrimporium
Keep the lights on all night. Lower your water...

Keep the lights on all night. Lower your water level so the water coming in from the filter sort of splashes onto the surface, so an inch or two. If you have an extra powerhead, air pump, or...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By DKShrimporium
Can you post pictures of the tank? What is...

Can you post pictures of the tank?

What is the tank setup? Size, type of filter, type of substrate, type of lights, etc.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,107
Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
Oh, yeah. Mermaid newborns are the ultimate...

Oh, yeah. Mermaid newborns are the ultimate "Where's Waldo" hunt, in a tank. Almost as fun as puppies.

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IN OTHER NEWS:

DK, once again, lied. She is only about a quarter of the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-23-2015, 03:23 PM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
From Snickers to... Ferrero Rocher

These are for you, C. Just taken in the last 24 hours.

They are SO SMALL you have to know to look for them to even see them.

First composite picture, I have used the same picture in 3...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-22-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,107
Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
So, when Gremlins get into the system, time to think.

DK's Wet Wedding has had Gremlins, lately.

The system is set to turn on at about 23 PSI, when tank pressure dips to that level. Then, it runs a film wash cycle for about 2 minutes, blasting...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-21-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,107
Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
She looks SO happy and content, C! Great job! ...

She looks SO happy and content, C! Great job!

I took some more shots of the Germans for you. DK's version of eye candy!

LOL, you can see where The Germans lie wait, looking out the front...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2015, 04:41 PM
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Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
SHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! +++++++++ ...

SHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!

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Today's candy, mebbe an upgrade from Twix to Snickers. Thing is, you can't make fine French cuisine with only a crockpot, if'n YKWIM. DK doesn't have the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-19-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,107
Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
Wow, more than dripping

Such a rare event! More than s...l...o...w... dripping, there is nearly a conversation in the cave!

******

Why does DK speak in the third person? Hm. Dunno. Mebbe she's khrah-zhee as well...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-17-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2,107
Views: 190,825
Posted By DKShrimporium
More of DK's version of eye candy

Camouflage Tiger shrimp, also known as Paracaridina meridionalis.

It took DK 5 years of cultivating a relationship to get her hands on a population of these guys. Then, she struggled with...
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