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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-13-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Koi Kameon
Thanks to both. Never thought of clear cube.

Thanks to both. Never thought of clear cube.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-04-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Koi Kameon
How best to preserve my red claw crab's molt?

My red claw crab has molted numerous times and this time I finally got it out of the tank before it began to disintegrate. I wanted to preserve one as she is getting up there in age and would like...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-09-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,642
Posted By Koi Kameon
thanks for the personal experience quote

as i said previously, the twenty years was usually large colonies and the person in HI putting out a lot of the long-lived info. was very vested in selling them, so good to hear from someone on this...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-09-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 84,408
Posted By Koi Kameon
1.005 is fine

I have kept mine in salinities from 1.005 up to 1.025 (an initial mistake with buyer--there were some deaths). They act just as happy and vigorous and colorful at 1.005 as at 1.012. Willow moss...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-09-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,116
Posted By Koi Kameon
second the vote on HRS

Great shrimp. Brackish water. Few water changes. Love to eat the algae growth. Mine eat only that once established. Very active--little dolphins. Breeding tricky. Long-lived. Come in variety...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 11-06-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By Koi Kameon
where get peperomia isabella

Does anyone know where to get this variety of peperomia or have some cuttings they are willing to RAOK? Missed out on buying this in a big box store months ago and have not seen since. It is...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 11-05-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By Koi Kameon
peperomia isabella

Does anyone know where to get this? Or have any cuttings they are willing to RAOK? Missed out on an opportunity to buy it in a store months ago and have not seen since. Anything online is...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-28-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By Koi Kameon
intriguing...

What specific gravity are we talking?
Full on saltwater 1.025 or mid-brackish 1.012 or brackish 1.005? Throwing some ebay live rock in a vase with my leftover brackish water from my Hawaiian red...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-26-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,679
Posted By Koi Kameon
Glosso terrarium bowl?

Have wondered if my glosso topping my wabi kusa could just be put in a bowl and kept very moist as a small terrarium. Thought it could, but wanted to check on here to be sure. Can take the top off...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-10-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,312
Posted By Koi Kameon
What is a Fluval moss ball? Do you mean a...

What is a Fluval moss ball? Do you mean a Japanese moss ball?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-14-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,042
Posted By Koi Kameon
Sorry, i meant in the 2nd pic--outside the tank--

there is a potted plant with some red in it. Wondered what it is?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-25-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,646
Posted By Koi Kameon
I have never had a negative experience on here

with another forum member. Just with one of the sponsor/sellers. THAT was an eye opener. I find most forum members to be supportive of each other and trying to be helpful. But, admittedly, when...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-20-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,513
Posted By Koi Kameon
Oh, you weren't fertilizing?

And there were never any animals to help out on that either?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-30-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,042
Posted By Koi Kameon
What is the terrestrial plant in the back left?

Like the simple look of the tank, but intrigued by potted plant in back left. What is that?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-06-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By Koi Kameon
Mine spent most of their time out of the rocks

in anything from a half gallon to a gallon container with never more than a dozen shrimp. I'd say 8-9 always swimming around in the water column or moving across the lava rock. So, I don't think it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-06-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,965
Posted By Koi Kameon
Google "plants for brackish water tanks"

You will find that many will do just fine at 1.005. The mosses all tolerate it. The nanas do fine. I know this bc I have a brackish tank for my brackish crab for almost two years. Marimo and java...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-06-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,690
Posted By Koi Kameon
Marimo are just fine in low salinity brackish tanks

You can keep them in salinities up to 1.008 spec. gravity. I had one in with my HRS and they loved picking it over. It grew. It stayed green. They are listed on every list of brackish water...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-06-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,642
Posted By Koi Kameon
Don't do it

I had had my HRS for several years in varying salinities. Happy, molting, eating so much short green algae they ignored their "treats" after a while and then I decided to try them in freshwater...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-06-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,946
Posted By Koi Kameon
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-06-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By Koi Kameon
Red claw crabs fom Petsmart

are naturally brackish. Most say to keep them at 1.005. They may work at higher salinities.

Koi
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-21-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,389
Posted By Koi Kameon
He told me he wasn't doing them anymore

when I asked about buying another wk. Not even for himself. Too busy.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-07-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By Koi Kameon
many plants possible with a 1.005 reading

If you keep your salinity down, you can keep all of the nanas, the mosses, the japanese moss balls, the myrio filligree, and a ton of other common plants you had no idea would tolerate a brackish...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-12-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,016
Posted By Koi Kameon
I have that light. It is a great light. As...

I have that light. It is a great light. As reviewed on AMZ, it can flicker and dim at times and I just override the timer and turn it on and off a few times and it is fine. Something to do with a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-12-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,577
Posted By Koi Kameon
Horned nerite snails? Bumblebee or black variety?

Firstly, stunning that you could do that in a bowl. Secondly, how do you feel about a couple of horned nerite snails? They are not interested in plants and are algae devourers--except mine do not...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-12-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By Koi Kameon
Warning: planted bowls are very, very addicting

:red_mouth Be prepared to be fiddling around with these things for a looong time. And "not bad," they're both great. Did the one plant just start to emerge naturally? If you wind up needing...
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