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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-25-2012, 08:29 PM
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Posted By mbvenenga
I think I have the same problem. How do they get...

I think I have the same problem. How do they get in so many shrimp tanks?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-27-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By mbvenenga
I received 15 from Liam and I lost two, but the...

I received 15 from Liam and I lost two, but the other have been growing and molting like crazy. I have been keeping an eye on them over the past couple of days and two of the females have very viable...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-24-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By mbvenenga
Length of time before shrimp will breed

I received my first ever shrimp (yellow) just before Thanksgiving. So far I am having a blast with them and love to watch their doings. I am however curious how long it will take them to breed? Am I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-23-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
  Water?
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Posted By mbvenenga
I tested the tank water. I have never tested the...

I tested the tank water. I have never tested the GH or KH on the RO, but the TDS is O when I get it.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-21-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
  Water?
Views: 837
Posted By mbvenenga
The KH is 1 and the GH is 5. So far it looks good...

The KH is 1 and the GH is 5. So far it looks good from what I understand, but did not know what would be considered too low or how much adding a supplement would increase these numbers. Thanks for...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-21-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
  Water?
Views: 837
Posted By mbvenenga
To piggy back, what would be too low for TDS? I...

To piggy back, what would be too low for TDS? I originally filled my tank with tap and have been performing all my water changes with RO. The TDS is down to 84 (It started around 250). I was curious...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-03-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By mbvenenga
Do you find one more useful then the rest or does...

Do you find one more useful then the rest or does there need to be a lot of variety in the supplements?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-03-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,462
Posted By mbvenenga
Thanks for the explanation, it makes a lot more...

Thanks for the explanation, it makes a lot more since now. Are hybrids relatively common? Are they considered a cheaper way to get BKK, Red Wines, TBs ect?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-03-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,462
Posted By mbvenenga
Sorry everyone, I am new to this. Crossing of...

Sorry everyone, I am new to this. Crossing of what would qualify as a hybrid?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-03-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By mbvenenga
right now, I am keep yellows but I would like to...

right now, I am keep yellows but I would like to expand into OEBT or CRS.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-02-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By mbvenenga
Are Supplements Worth It?

I keep seeing several supplements available for shrimp such as Monsura or Borneo Wild. Are these worth it and does any one have experience using them? Also, which one is most recommended. Thanks!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-20-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By mbvenenga
I am hoping to put some OEBT in the tank...

I am hoping to put some OEBT in the tank eventually and from what I understand they would need soft water, but I have never seen a valve put to it. It sounds like I may need to pick which one I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-20-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By mbvenenga
Would this cause large changes in my water...

Would this cause large changes in my water parameters?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-19-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By mbvenenga
Snails and Soft Water

I read somewhere that snails can not live long in soft water as was curious if anyone had experience with this. The article said that their shells would deteriorate and the snails would die. If...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-19-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 16,090
Posted By mbvenenga
What are the water parameters for these? I am...

What are the water parameters for these? I am also very interested in some, but only have one tank. They would need to able to co-exist with yellow for me.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-03-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By mbvenenga
Has anyone one here been able to successfully...

Has anyone one here been able to successfully breed them?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-30-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,211
Posted By mbvenenga
Shrimp and Moss

I am working on setting up my first shrimp tank and everything I have read says that shrimp love moss. I was leaning toward java moss, however when looking for some at my LFS the owner told me that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-24-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By mbvenenga
That's good news. Thanks for the help.

That's good news. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-23-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By mbvenenga
Shrimp compatibility

I am almost ready to start a shrimp tank and really love yellow shrimp. I want to keep two varieties in there and was curious if anyone knows of another shrimp that would be well suited for the same...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-06-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,639
Posted By mbvenenga
Thanks everyone for the responses. I had hoped to...

Thanks everyone for the responses. I had hoped to load my tank with crypts and it sounds like I can.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-04-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,639
Posted By mbvenenga
Are cyrpts and anubis bad for shrimp?

I am researching putting together a shrimp tank. Most of what I read recommends java moss, java fern, crypts, and anubis. However, I did see on one site that crypts and anubis can be toxic to shrimp....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-26-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By mbvenenga
Supplements?

I am researching shrimp tanks. I have had several different tanks over the years and really want to try my hand at shrimp. Currently I have an empty 20H that will hopefully have shrimp in it by fall....
Forum: Plants   06-20-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By mbvenenga
That's a beautiful plant. Where did you get yours?

That's a beautiful plant. Where did you get yours?
Forum: Plants   06-15-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By mbvenenga
The tank is a 20H. (24x12x16) Wendtii Bronze...

The tank is a 20H. (24x12x16) Wendtii Bronze maybe an option, but I have never heard of this one. I will have to look it up. Thanks for the suggestions and keep them coming. I could use the help.
Forum: Plants   06-15-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By mbvenenga
Looking to add some color

I am planing on setting up a light light shrimp tank without CO2. I am going to get some Java Fern, Java Moss, Anubis Nana, and Marsilea minuta. I am hoping to add a little color to aqua scape,...
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