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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-27-2010, 04:45 AM
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Posted By Gobies et al
I think the blue area is actually the stomach not...

I think the blue area is actually the stomach not the ovaries/saddle.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-23-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By Gobies et al
That does look like a snail without a shell to...

That does look like a snail without a shell to me. Here is a thread that has some information about that.

http://crustaforum.dedenet.de/board/showthread.php?t=1270
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-23-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,213
Posted By Gobies et al
I think that snail is from the genus Lymnaea. ...

I think that snail is from the genus Lymnaea. Lymnaea stagnalis is commonly known as the great pond snail. What we often call pond snails or bladder snails is from the genus physa. The obvious...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-22-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,670
Posted By Gobies et al
Are you still able to see them? If they were...

Are you still able to see them? If they were dead, I would think they would decompose rapidly given their small size.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-13-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,670
Posted By Gobies et al
If you haven't done it, check the nitrite level. ...

If you haven't done it, check the nitrite level. I'm mentioning this more out of curiosity than concern. In one of the articles on breeding Amano's, it mentions them having success rate of 1 of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-12-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,670
Posted By Gobies et al
I use Kent Marine Phytoplex and also Nutrafin Max...

I use Kent Marine Phytoplex and also Nutrafin Max Spirulina Meal Tablets (crushed and dissolved) to feed Amano Shrimp zoae. I thought that might work for snail veligers. In a 5 gal tank, I use ~ 15...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-10-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,670
Posted By Gobies et al
Great going! Please keep us posted. I don't...

Great going!

Please keep us posted. I don't have ready access to Olive Nerites, but I'm hoping to give a try with Zebra's or Orange Track later this year. I'd love to see how things go for you. :D
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-22-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,618
Posted By Gobies et al
A few minutes Googling revealed there are at...

A few minutes Googling revealed there are at least 3 species sold as "Rainbow shrimp", one being Caridina babaulti (http://www.piranha-info.com/default.php?lang=en&id=c_babaulti). Another being...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-20-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,618
Posted By Gobies et al
I apologize for the misinformation. It was...

I apologize for the misinformation. It was something I had read and I haven't had males with the stripe. I'll watch for it though.

How long will the dye job last? Is it just the shell that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-19-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Gobies et al
There are species of dwarf corydoras that would...

There are species of dwarf corydoras that would probably be OK. If you are intending on raising the Crystals, I would go species only. Oto's are supposedly fine with shrimp.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-19-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,618
Posted By Gobies et al
There are a few clues I use in sexing Neocaridina...

There are a few clues I use in sexing Neocaridina heteropoda (including var. red):
- the plecopods (under the tail) are deeper
- presence of saddle (ie. ovaries)
- only females get a light...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-19-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,618
Posted By Gobies et al
Nice looking shrimp! I was thinking that "he" is...

Nice looking shrimp! I was thinking that "he" is actually a "she". :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-14-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By Gobies et al
Another good one : ...

Another good one :

http://www.crustaforum.com/board/cmps_index.php
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-19-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Gobies et al
Interesting about the ones in the freshwater...

Interesting about the ones in the freshwater still being alive after 2 weeks! The most I had read was 8 days in freshwater, with the most common suggestion of under 4 days.

Have you been able to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-19-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,386
Posted By Gobies et al
Check out my thread on Crustaforum:...

Check out my thread on Crustaforum: http://www.crustaforum.com/board/showthread.php?t=1272

Maybe you have a similar species to what I had.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-06-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Gobies et al
What was the time frame from hatching to starting...

What was the time frame from hatching to starting to transition back to FW?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-06-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Gobies et al
Good luck with this endeavor, Aquarium Ecology! ...

Good luck with this endeavor, Aquarium Ecology!

I have made 4 attempts breeding Amano's, 1 successfully. Don't be discouraged if this doesn't go right for you, try again.

I would wonder if the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-01-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By Gobies et al
Hi Bottomfeeder: I would be interested in...

Hi Bottomfeeder:
I would be interested in reading the article you have on breeding Nerites snails. It is something I would like to try sometime. Is it available on-line?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-19-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,357
Posted By Gobies et al
Presently I have a 55 gal. low brackish tank with...

Presently I have a 55 gal. low brackish tank with Brachygobius nunus sp. (dwarf Bumblebee goby), Redigobius balteatus (Rhinohorn Goby), and Gobioides broussonetti (Dragon Goby). The shrimp in with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-19-2009, 02:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,357
Posted By Gobies et al
Lipstick goby is aka Sicyopus jonklaasi. ...

Lipstick goby is aka Sicyopus jonklaasi. According to Fishbase they are carnivores found in fast flowing streams. Information at this site:
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-11-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By Gobies et al
Good Luck! I hope you are able to start...

Good Luck! I hope you are able to start importing these shrimp.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-31-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By Gobies et al
If you are after something bigger, look at the...

If you are after something bigger, look at the macrobrachium species, such as the Red Claw Shrimp.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-08-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By Gobies et al
At this site there is a picture of a shrimp with...

At this site there is a picture of a shrimp with algae growing:

http://www.crustaforum.com/board/showthread.php?t=713

and at this site one with fungus:
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-22-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By Gobies et al
Mine were 99 cents Canadian. We don't get...

Mine were 99 cents Canadian. We don't get anything for 33 cents.

When I got them they were about the same size as the Ghost but the first legs were thicker and they had attitude!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-22-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By Gobies et al
These are a little over 2" from tip of nose to...

These are a little over 2" from tip of nose to tip of tail.
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