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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-11-2013, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Lkittredge
Great info. I mixed up the batch almost exactly...

Great info. I mixed up the batch almost exactly as you described. No CO2 so will have some sediment which was expected. Just did not know about the clarity.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-11-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Lkittredge
? for people that are using the Salty Shrimp...

? for people that are using the Salty Shrimp Sulawesi 8.5, does it make the water cloudy/does it stay cloudy. I recently ordered some for a new tank I have cylced for cardinal shrimp and when I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Lkittredge
I agree with this,kind of, problem is I want...

I agree with this,kind of, problem is I want both. I am currently cycling a tank to put cardinal shrimp in, but I also really would like to keep some TB shrimp.

I have an existing CRS tank that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Lkittredge
Perfect, that is what I was thinking. Appreciate...

Perfect, that is what I was thinking. Appreciate the response.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-23-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Lkittredge
Chiller for shrimp tank?

I know from other discussions that most people are using fans to cool shrimp tanks. I am in Texas and even though the house will be cooled quite a bit, tanks usually get 80 to 82 degrees. I like...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-17-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Lkittredge
Appreciate the insight into this. Sounds like a...

Appreciate the insight into this. Sounds like a purpose for the mischlings then is a cheaper way of getting females to throw off TB from a male TB. Guess I will save up for a few TB and hope to get...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-17-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Lkittredge
The confusing thing to me is if you won't get TB...

The confusing thing to me is if you won't get TB from mischling x mischling cross in the first generation but you can in generation 5, by definition you have to keep the offspring of the mischling x...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-14-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Lkittredge
Big picture I am happy that they are breeding,...

Big picture I am happy that they are breeding, throwing off a tb would be awesome though. Given that you don't know if the offspring from mischling X mischling cross even carry the gene do people...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-14-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Lkittredge
Mischling update

Just wanted to give an update on the mischlings I won from speedie's RAOK a while back. Had my first one berried a couple months back. Several are currently berried and I have a few babies (4 or 5)...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-10-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By Lkittredge
I seriously don't think it is possible to kill...

I seriously don't think it is possible to kill them. I had a bucket of gravel in storage for 6 months, bleached it, rinsed it, and they came back like weeds. It must have to do with if you actually...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-02-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,380
Posted By Lkittredge
Smile I think that is one I tried to order. The seller...

I think that is one I tried to order. The seller said it was not compliant in the US and refunded my money. I think it has to do with the voltage being at 220V. The US uses 110V I believe. I am...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-19-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,802
Posted By Lkittredge
Do your blue stripe less tiger shrimp breed true?...

Do your blue stripe less tiger shrimp breed true? Those are great looking shrimp.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-18-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By Lkittredge
I bought a single assasin snail from a pet storge...

I bought a single assasin snail from a pet storge with many in the tank. The single snail laid eggs throughout the tank. I now have at least 1 confirmed assasin baby in the tank. Took a few months...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-16-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,544
Posted By Lkittredge
Do you mind sharing what the really soft and...

Do you mind sharing what the really soft and stinky food is, or are you referring to the powdered spirulina and ebiken Ei mentioned previously?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-10-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 111,135
Posted By Lkittredge
You have probably posted this elsewhere, but I am...

You have probably posted this elsewhere, but I am overlooking it, what are you doing to boost the PH when using Aquasoil?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-20-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,747
Posted By Lkittredge
What size tank would that fan cool? Or how many...

What size tank would that fan cool? Or how many would you need for a 20 gallon? I am in Texas so even though A/C will be on 24/7 can't afford to keep house in the low 70s in August. :icon_smil
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-13-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By Lkittredge
Those are some awesome shrimp. I hope my...

Those are some awesome shrimp. I hope my mischlings can spit out a few Taiwan Bees so I can go down that path. That is one solid CRS as well.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-24-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By Lkittredge
When looking for the color change hold the test...

When looking for the color change hold the test tube against a white background if you are having trouble discerning the color. If your KH or GH is between 0 and 1 it will immediately change so it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-14-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By Lkittredge
Appreciate the replies. It is good confirmation...

Appreciate the replies. It is good confirmation to hear from people who are having success with just sponge filters over a longer period of time.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-14-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,292
Posted By Lkittredge
Really cool. The blue panda is awesome.

Really cool. The blue panda is awesome.
Forum: Substrate 01-14-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By Lkittredge
snails that burrow like MTS can also help stir...

snails that burrow like MTS can also help stir the substrate. Of course they fall under the be careful what you wish for category as they can quickly grow out of control.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-14-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By Lkittredge
Sponge filters

Curious how many people that have been keeping CRS for a longer period of time (say a year or more) use just a sponge filter. Currently that is all I am using and after several months it is going...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-14-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By Lkittredge
Good perspective on the snails. I used to try...

Good perspective on the snails. I used to try and get rid of them, but thanks to past comments like these began to think about it logically and quit worrying about reducing the population to zero. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-14-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 883
Posted By Lkittredge
check out eBay

check out eBay
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-14-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By Lkittredge
Thanks for posting this. One of my "goal"shrimp...

Thanks for posting this. One of my "goal"shrimp and trying to find as much info as I can so it is appreciated.
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