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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-15-2014, 01:26 PM
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Posted By Simplicity
The metacube breeder box looks interesting......

The metacube breeder box looks interesting... cant seem to find them locally.. But this would work for sure.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-13-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Simplicity
Mesh Breeder Box for Shrimplets?

Hi,

I have a ebay/chinese fish breeder mesh in-tank breed box.
The holes are very tight, but shrimplets still get out.

Is a Marina external breeder box the only solution? I have one, I just...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-11-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By Simplicity
Mix/shake/stir and wait 10mins. Makes a big...

Mix/shake/stir and wait 10mins. Makes a big difference in measurement,
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-22-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Simplicity
lol ph swing much. do you got any rocks in tank...

lol ph swing much. do you got any rocks in tank that could affect ph?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-22-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By Simplicity
My shrimp did this aswell a few years back....

My shrimp did this aswell a few years back. Ensure there is tons of oxygenation. (air bubbles)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-07-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Simplicity
Blood Worms for CRS/TBs?

Hi All,

I feed a variety of different foods
-Mosura CRS Speciality
-Mosura Excel
-Mosura Gravidas
-Mosura Tonic Pro
-Dehydrated Stinging Nettle

I am thinking to add frozen bloodworms to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Simplicity
My shrimp turn milky after they molt. I usually...

My shrimp turn milky after they molt. I usually add some Mosura Tonic Pro just in case it is infection though, along with alder cones and IAL.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-02-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Simplicity
Thats the general consensus on other forums. Ill...

Thats the general consensus on other forums. Ill give it till September with no changes to params. Hopefully they will breed again.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-02-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Simplicity
Between 45-60 shrimp in a 50G.

Between 45-60 shrimp in a 50G.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Simplicity
I hear if shrimp get in direct contact with Prime...

I hear if shrimp get in direct contact with Prime they die. It needs to be thoroughly mixed in the tank....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-02-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Simplicity
Tank Size vs Breeding (CRS/TB)

Hi All,

I've moved over my CRS and TB to a new 50G+ tank. The old tank suffered from old tank syndrome and breeding had stopped for 6months.

It has now been over a month since moving in the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By Simplicity
This is what happens with most chop-sticks. I...

This is what happens with most chop-sticks. I have stopped eating with wood chopsticks as that stuff gets in your body. I switched to metal chopsticks only.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Simplicity
I use a large net and place it the tank with...

I use a large net and place it the tank with pieces of shrimp food. They all swim into the net and start eating. (net rests on bottom floor with handle against glass on angle)

I then quickly lift...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-17-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By Simplicity
Ill try :-)

Ill try :-)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-17-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By Simplicity
Looks like this 60% W/C i did got the Nitrates...

Looks like this 60% W/C i did got the Nitrates down to 20-40ppm!! woot!!


Tonight will be 24hrs I will retest my Nitrates and rule out ammonia leeching.

I am going to do another 60% w/c this...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-16-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By Simplicity
I found a post by Randyl with an idea that the...

I found a post by Randyl with an idea that the Aquasoil absorbs Nitrate and releases it as it is missing from the water.


I also have an issue with frogbit. It does not really grow... Only 1 or 2...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-16-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By Simplicity
I only dosed Prime to see if it helped with my...

I only dosed Prime to see if it helped with my Nitrate issue. But supposedly it only "detoxifies" nitrates... doest remove it. So this did not help me.

I was using Mosura Mineral Ultra ... until...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-16-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By Simplicity
I will try more water changes over the next week...

I will try more water changes over the next week or so... really hope I can get it down..........

BUT why arent Nitrates being converted into nitrogen gas? is it my filter size? UGF issues?
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-16-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By Simplicity
Angry New TB Shrimp Tank- Issues!

Hey All,
So I set up a 45Gal shrimp tank with the main goal of breeding taiwan bees.

Filtration-
-PVC UGF w/ Eheim 2213 (Aquarliam style)
-Large 150G rated double sponge filters (using custom...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-03-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By Simplicity
or my tds pen is broken :s

or my tds pen is broken :s
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-03-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By Simplicity
So I did a 75% water change with PURE RO (5ppm...

So I did a 75% water change with PURE RO (5ppm TDS). (sucked water from all over the tank)

My TDS went down to around 60ppm total.

I removed my carbon from my Eheim aswell. I also added a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-25-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By Simplicity
UGH.... I am preparing the 50G of RO water....

UGH.... I am preparing the 50G of RO water. Guessing its gonna take me a week to get enough RO water :(
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-24-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By Simplicity
Yes :s is that bad? I am mixing re-mineralization...

Yes :s is that bad? I am mixing re-mineralization products.... :S

I also have about 30 Lbs of Aqua Soil and like 45L tank..
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-24-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By Simplicity
I will do afew MASSIVE W/Cs tonight and remove...

I will do afew MASSIVE W/Cs tonight and remove the carbon. Hope for the best ........ (no livestock in it)

Get params down to 120-150ppm .... then will dose some Mosura Mineral Plus to boost to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-24-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By Simplicity
I dont understand how can ADA New Amazonia strip...

I dont understand how can ADA New Amazonia strip gH? My other tank doesnt have any issues with the old ADA Amazonia II, it is close to 2 years now...

What am I suppose to do!?? I cant put in TBs...
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