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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-29-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Shrimpaholic
Those have got to be the more aggressive shrimp...

Those have got to be the more aggressive shrimp sold as ghost shrimp. They look very similar and when I saw them at Petco (the shrimp) they were not called ghost shrimp.

IME, I have never had a...
Forum: Fish 09-22-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By Shrimpaholic
Hmm...IME guppies are nearly bullet proof. I'm...

Hmm...IME guppies are nearly bullet proof. I'm using them to cycle a 2g Nano at the moment. What type of filteration do you have? If you are using Tap Water, then more than likely you have chloramine...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-22-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By Shrimpaholic
In my experience, to keep Bee's you have to shoot...

In my experience, to keep Bee's you have to shoot for as close to ideal as possible. And stay as far away from K.I.S.S. as you can. If you K.I.S.S. with Bee's and have success, you got lucky that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-22-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By Shrimpaholic
I'm so over Nerite eggs...I just got done picking...

I'm so over Nerite eggs...I just got done picking some off my rocks. My Nerites are algae eating monsters, but I really do get annoyed by the sight of bright white spots in my tank. I have to scrape...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-21-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Shrimpaholic
I have the 6 in 1 strips and my KH seems to be...

I have the 6 in 1 strips and my KH seems to be matching up with the chart. So, no I haven't ever seen that with my strips.

Do you dip it in and take it out real quick? And make sure none of the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-21-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Shrimpaholic
I know they can handle cool waters but out here...

I know they can handle cool waters but out here in The Inland Empire, it can get down to the 40's really soon. And at the moment it is getting into the upper 50's at night/early morning.

I recall...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-21-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,035
Posted By Shrimpaholic
Maybe I should have kept mine in tighter clumps....

Maybe I should have kept mine in tighter clumps. I could probably just buy one more pot and I'd have a carpet since the area is small...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-20-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,035
Posted By Shrimpaholic
That's good to know. I love the HC! I can see...

That's good to know. I love the HC! I can see that it is already growing. The Fluval Spec light looks brighter than my Single Bright Marineland LED.

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-20-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Shrimpaholic
The only reason I have a heater is because at...

The only reason I have a heater is because at night my tank will get down to 70F right now. So on an unusually cold night it could drop to say 68F. Then during the mid-day my tank temp could be 74F....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-20-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Shrimpaholic
So another week and my CRS still don't want to...

So another week and my CRS still don't want to have shrimp sex. As mentioned I had one CRS get berried but she died shortly after. I lost another one the other day, I couldn't say why for sure. I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-20-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,035
Posted By Shrimpaholic
I had one of my two guppies die most likely due...

I had one of my two guppies die most likely due to the amonia levels. The guppies should have been able to handle the level of ammonia but they are weak feeder guppies.

I still haven't put moss on...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-16-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,100
Posted By Shrimpaholic
What kind of lighting do you have? Sent from...

What kind of lighting do you have?

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Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-16-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,100
Posted By Shrimpaholic
Java Moss is cheap, grows fast, doesn't need any...

Java Moss is cheap, grows fast, doesn't need any special substrate, or Co2. (grows fine in sand.) And grows under low lighting. I have medium low to low light in my 20g and it grows super fast. I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-15-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,035
Posted By Shrimpaholic
Hey I appreciate the feedback. I got more...

Hey I appreciate the feedback. I got more branches, bigger, smaller...if you finally can think of an idea let me know. ;)

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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-15-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,035
Posted By Shrimpaholic
Yeah, I realized that the HC might not make it....

Yeah, I realized that the HC might not make it. How much do you think c02 would help? I did read that HC can grow in medium light and like you mentioned...the light is pretty bright although surely...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-15-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By Shrimpaholic
Well, I think it's fairly common knowledge that...

Well, I think it's fairly common knowledge that fish can generally handle fluctuations better than shrimp. That being said, ime Otto's can be sensitive sometimes and I've had some die for no obvious...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-15-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,035
Posted By Shrimpaholic
Here's some updated pics with the driftwood I cut...

Here's some updated pics with the driftwood I cut and debarked, that I found on the side of a river bed. At the moment I'm gonna let it be for now. Besides changing some of the background plants, and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-15-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,035
Posted By Shrimpaholic
So going on day 2 with no sleep I finally made it...

So going on day 2 with no sleep I finally made it back home and planted the HC and threw in a couple guppies to get my cycle started. Now I have to figure out how to keep my HC alive...is it possible...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-14-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,035
Posted By Shrimpaholic
I stopped by a lfs and picked up some Dwarf Baby...

I stopped by a lfs and picked up some Dwarf Baby Tears for my forground in my tank. After reading on it, it seems this plant needs co2 which I wasn't planning on using. Well $5...I'm gonna plant them...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-14-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By Shrimpaholic
Except Otto's :) I've seen my RCS chase my Otto's...

Except Otto's :) I've seen my RCS chase my Otto's away during feeding time.

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-14-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Shrimpaholic
My temp vary's from 72-74F "most" of the time....

My temp vary's from 72-74F "most" of the time. But occasionally, at night, if it happens to be a cool night my temp in my tank has dropped to 70F. I turn the AC off at night when I'm there and some...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-14-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,688
Posted By Shrimpaholic
No fish! I battled and refused to believe and in...

No fish! I battled and refused to believe and in the end, I learned no fish can live with shrimplets. However, if you are willing to accept an occasional loss and don't want to see your shrimp very...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-14-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Shrimpaholic
RCS, Amano berried constantly. CRS berried once and died...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/14/ryne4avy.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/14/4e8u6aha.jpg Gah! I can't find the picture of my female Amano that is always berried...Seems like every type of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-14-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,155
Posted By Shrimpaholic
I just bought and started using Purigen and when...

I just bought and started using Purigen and when it comes moist, the way it is supposed to, it definitely has a smell. It doesn't really smell like bleach though. I did rinse mine before putting it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By Shrimpaholic
Fluval Spec 2g everything included besides...

Fluval Spec 2g everything included besides substrate, plants and prime, ferts etc. $53 at Petco on sale. Might put you a few bucks over $55 but go recycle a few bottles, cans and your done!

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