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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-27-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
I had a few in my shrimp tank and I spot treated...

I had a few in my shrimp tank and I spot treated with Fenbendazole. I have not seen any since.

http://www.planetinverts.com/killing_planaria_and_hydra.html
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-14-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Do you replace evaporated water with RO or...

Do you replace evaporated water with RO or distilled water or do you use tap water?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-12-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Depending on your water parameters crystal red...

Depending on your water parameters crystal red shrimp might work
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-08-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
It usually dissolves completely, which is why it...

It usually dissolves completely, which is why it is concerning. Luckily there is only enough left for 2-3 gallons so it is not too much of a waste to throw out.

I was mostly concerned that since...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-07-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Saltyshrimp remineralizer not dissolving?

I have been using saltyshrimp GH/KH+ to remineralize RO water for my shrimp tank. I bought a large container of it, but I put some into a smaller container for weekly use so that most of it is...
Forum: Algae 05-26-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Yeah the algae does have a faint odor. Did I just...

Yeah the algae does have a faint odor. Did I just somehow introduce it or is there something off balance in the tank that allowed it to grow? I did a little research and some people say clado can...
Forum: Algae 05-24-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Any ideas of what the imbalance could be? Too...

Any ideas of what the imbalance could be? Too much light/ too little? Is it the bulbs going bad? Are the ferts imbalanced or am I not adding enough?
I Googled hair algae but could not find anything...
Forum: Algae 05-21-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
I would be fine with the algae if it weren't...

I would be fine with the algae if it weren't attacking the moss, but it has ruined the look of my fissidens carpet and it is spreading to all of the moss in the tank. I think it might have something...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Yeah I have seen shrimp start showing interest in...

Yeah I have seen shrimp start showing interest in another shrimp in a matter of minutes after it has died. Same for snails. White worms do not live in water for too long, so maybe I could put some in...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-19-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
I feel like ghost shrimp are more predatory than...

I feel like ghost shrimp are more predatory than most dwarf shrimp, especially the ghost shrimp sold as feeders. I was wondering about shrimp like RCS or crystals specifically. They seem to ignore...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-19-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Will shrimp eat live foods?

Will shrimp eat things like microworms or white worms? I am curious since people feed blood worms and other frozen foods.
My primary concern is that they would not try to eat them since shrimp seem...
Forum: Algae 05-19-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
What kind of hair algae is this?

Any ideas what this could be and what causes it? It is beginning to become a nuisance in my shrimp tank and is attacking all of the moss. The tank is a 20 long with two 13w CFLs hanging above it.
...
Forum: Fish 05-10-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
I am just going to do water changes and feed less...

I am just going to do water changes and feed less since only one cory is showing signs of fin rot and I don't really like using meds if it can be avoided.

Should I assume they are all infected and...
Forum: Fish 05-10-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
I just tested the water: TDS= 190 Ammo=0 ...

I just tested the water:
TDS= 190
Ammo=0
Nitrites=0
Nitrates= 30? (it was darker than 20ppm, but lighter than 40ppm)

I am guessing the nitrates where higher before I changed the 3 gallons,...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
It is just the 4 cories in a 20 gallon QT tank...

It is just the 4 cories in a 20 gallon QT tank with sponge filters. I got them from petsmart but they were all healthy when I got them and have seemed fine until I noticed the fins on this one. I...
Forum: Fish 05-07-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Is this fin rot and is it contagious?

I have 4 albino cories in QT and they have been there for about 6 weeks now. I was just about to move them to a 90 gallon community tank when I noticed one has damaged fins. They also seem to be...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-01-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
According to my cheap digital thermometer the...

According to my cheap digital thermometer the temperature is 75F. I will completely remove the heater now and turn it down when I use it again. Is that a high temperature? From what I have read, most...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-01-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
I use RO water with saltyshrimp GH/KH+...

I use RO water with saltyshrimp GH/KH+ remineralizer. I ussually shoot for a TDS of 180-200.

I just tested the tank water:
GH=7-8, KH=4-5 , PH=8
TDS= 180
Ammonia looked like it was 0 (I can...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-30-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Sudden BV shrimp deaths!

I have had problems in the past keeping shrimp alive, but after switching to RO water I pride myself with only 2 deaths of adult shrimp over the course of 5 months. I have been keeping only malawa...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-26-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
I usually do water changes of 40-50% every week....

I usually do water changes of 40-50% every week. Recently I have only been doing 50% every 2 weeks because I have been busy, the hose outlet I normally use broke 2 months ago, and I canít help...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-19-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Next time I set up the tank I will probably go...

Next time I set up the tank I will probably go with CO2.

For now what would be the best simple option to improve conditions for the next 4 months? I would at least like to enjoy the fish, even if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-18-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Well thanks for all of the great suggestions. I...

Well thanks for all of the great suggestions. I was thinking that restarting the tank would probably be the best plan of action, but wanted to hear what you all might suggest. I will be moving soon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-16-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
The new 5000k bulbs are only 3 months old. The...

The new 5000k bulbs are only 3 months old. The tank started off on four 5000k phillips bulbs, but when I replaced them sometime in April of 2013, all I could find locally were 6500K GE bulbs. The...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
My planted tank now only grows algae! What is wrong?

My 90 gallon planted tank has been having issues for a long time now, and I would like to get some ideas of what might be wrong. It is the tank in my signature and I have posted before about my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-29-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Thanks for all of the responses. I was measuring...

Thanks for all of the responses. I was measuring on my tank where I could put the breeder box and I realized that I have very little room between the back of the tank and the wall. I could put it on...
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