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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By Nubster
It's all in the naming confusion that's part of...

It's all in the naming confusion that's part of the hobby shrimp world. There's orange sakura, orange pumpkin, mandarin orange, ect. They are all the same shrimp, maybe different grades or slightly...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Nubster
I'd still pull the wood. Soak it in another...

I'd still pull the wood. Soak it in another container for a while and see what happens. You may just have to tear the tank down and clean it and start over. At the very least, I'd drain it 100% and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Nubster
Looks kinda like a bacteria bloom. A major...

Looks kinda like a bacteria bloom. A major rescape can cause a mini-cycle. How are the water parameters?

All those water changes probably killed the shrimp. That or the tank is cycling again and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-31-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Nubster
Water is the least important thing. It won't do...

Water is the least important thing. It won't do anything to help maintain the cycle except for keeping things wet during the transport.

Get a container and put the shrimp in it and use the tank...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-29-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Nubster
If it'll work with your filter, a lot of people,...

If it'll work with your filter, a lot of people, myself included, use Fluval pre-filter sponges in the intakes. Works fantastic.

Amazon.com : Pre-Filter Sponge 3 Pack for Fluval Edge Aquarium :...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-29-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Nubster
Put a screen or sponge over the intake.

Put a screen or sponge over the intake.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-29-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Nubster
Probably some truth to that. Here is one of the...

Probably some truth to that. Here is one of the females I got from Speedie...

http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k289/cashton12/FishTank/Mr%20Aqua%20Blue%20Diamond/DSC_3145_zpsee7809b8.jpg...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-29-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Nubster
Blue Diamonds ARE neos which is why I'm wondering...

Blue Diamonds ARE neos which is why I'm wondering if they are the same shrimp...just a different name.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-29-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,668
Posted By Nubster
Trying to clear out as much of that frogbit as I...

Trying to clear out as much of that frogbit as I can and I added some red root floaters. The shrimp really dig hanging off the roots. I need a new filter I think...my AC is dying. I may just do a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-29-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Nubster
Are those going to be different from the Blue...

Are those going to be different from the Blue Diamonds? If they are renamed Blue Diamonds...they don't breed true 100%. Mine have thrown the occasional red. As far as keeping them...I've never heard...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-29-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By Nubster
That's awesome that the seller is a stand up...

That's awesome that the seller is a stand up person.
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 08-28-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Nubster
Glad to hear things getting a little better. I...

Glad to hear things getting a little better. I read about some of the stuff that was going on and it definitely sounded like a very rough time.

Anyways...I'm looking for some Super Tigers again....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-28-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By Nubster
RO system is nice to have but if you have a store...

RO system is nice to have but if you have a store near you (Walmart) they have a water machine that you can buy water by the gallon. I get my drinking water that way. I purchased two 5 gallon jugs...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-27-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Nubster
It should be able to handle that many. IMO you...

It should be able to handle that many. IMO you need to plant it more and/or add more hardscape so the shrimp have places to hide and hang out.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-27-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Nubster
Are you using an active substrate? If so, you...

Are you using an active substrate? If so, you want the KH to be 0. What is your pH without the coral?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-26-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Nubster
pH 7.5 is perfect for cherries. Skip the dirty...

pH 7.5 is perfect for cherries. Skip the dirty tank water from the 75 gallon. There's not enough bacteria to do anything. Instead, take the filter media from the new filter and place it in the 75...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-25-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Nubster
No cooking but you do need a dehydrator or set...

No cooking but you do need a dehydrator or set your oven on the lowest setting and bake the food for several hours. You could probably freeze it too and take off small frozen bits as needed and drop...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-24-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Nubster
I make my own food and it's easy and I don't mess...

I make my own food and it's easy and I don't mess with the gelatin. I take several different kinda of organic baby food...4-5 different veggies....mix it all up and add some spirulina powder and then...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-24-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By Nubster
GH is at the top range of where you want to keep...

GH is at the top range of where you want to keep them. I also had trouble in the past with low pH. They lived, but didn't breed. I moved them to higher pH water and they started breeding like...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-24-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Nubster
Yeah, I'd probably feed them every 3-4 days. A...

Yeah, I'd probably feed them every 3-4 days. A varied diet will be good for them. Even when the tank supports them...the shrimp always pile on any food offered.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-23-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Nubster
How old it the tank they are in? If it's well...

How old it the tank they are in? If it's well established, you don't need to feed them. They can eat what the tank provides. But if you want to feed them and they certainly will do well with the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-22-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Nubster
I'll just stick with $2 yellow neos...lol ...

I'll just stick with $2 yellow neos...lol

http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k289/cashton12/FishTank/40B%20Yellow%20Shrimp/Yellow.jpg
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-20-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By Nubster
Can't beat that deal.

Can't beat that deal.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-20-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By Nubster
I can't tell mine is even running except a little...

I can't tell mine is even running except a little noise from the bubbles breaking the surface. No splashing issues either. Sponge filters are super simple and probably the best filter option for...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-19-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By Nubster
IMO...for a desktop tank...I'd spend a few dollar...

IMO...for a desktop tank...I'd spend a few dollar more for something like this....

http://www.truaqua.com/aquarium-high-clarity-glass-cube-hcc-8.html

or this
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