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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2015, 09:01 PM
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Views: 318
Posted By deedee71
The filters are fully cycled from a mature tank,...

The filters are fully cycled from a mature tank, but just want to run the tank for a month just to be safe x
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By deedee71
Akadama with ugf?

I want an undergravel filter as I worry the soil could become stagnant without one, plus the huge biological filtration it provides. If I put a thick layer of inert gravel on top of the filter plate,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-08-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By deedee71
cycling new tank, how long do bacteria live?

hi

cycling new tank with an established filter from my shrimp tank, I know I have to leave the tank to grow bacteria on the surfaces of plants and substrate for the shrimp to nibble on, but...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-01-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,449
Posted By deedee71
Aww babies :) I love the look of the black...

Aww babies :)

I love the look of the black substrate, bright green plants and yellow shrimp. Are they neocaridina?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-29-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By deedee71
When I had fluval stratum, it was mush under the...

When I had fluval stratum, it was mush under the surface and they bred like mad. Since changing to a small gravel and only a shallow layer - about 1 cm, they haven't bred at all. The fluval was just...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-29-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By deedee71
That's great, thank you both very much :)

That's great, thank you both very much :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-29-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By deedee71
Dumpsta can you use a remineraliser to increase...

Dumpsta can you use a remineraliser to increase gh to at least 4? They maybe unable to shed?

I find water changes can be stressful to shrimp.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-26-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By deedee71
mixing cherry shrimp with other shrimp without interbreeding

hi

so, I read on another forum that

Sunkist orange shrimp
malawa shrimp
ninja shrimp
babaulti green

are easy to keep with neos as all like the same water conditions as neos and wont...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-26-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,722
Posted By deedee71
hi my cherries and rili are in together....

hi

my cherries and rili are in together. I have a few males almost transparent but no brown ones. some of the shrimplets are still very red. I thought rili were from cherries in the first place...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-23-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By deedee71
Hi Yes my tap is like 15 gh and ph is 7.8. ...

Hi
Yes my tap is like 15 gh and ph is 7.8.

I thought I would ro and remineralise. I live in an area with chalky soil :(
I really want crs shrimp. I have been keeping neo shrimp for 2 years and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-23-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By deedee71
BT-9 or bacter crystal essential for low ph systems?

hi

I read that cycling a tank with a low ph is a bit difficult because some of the bacteria stops working in a ph less than 6ph.

I plan on remineralising ro water which is about 6.3ph
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-23-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By deedee71
hi I feed mine hikari crab pellet stick...

hi

I feed mine hikari crab pellet stick things. they love them.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-22-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By deedee71
hi thank you very much everyone for all of...

hi

thank you very much everyone for all of your replies. I will think about what you all said, I always thought ugf were considered nitrate factorys but I read a few times shrimp keepers seemed to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-21-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By deedee71
please advise on shrimp and substrate

I have been looking after my neos for a few years now, and I have now got the hang of it because they are breeding like mad now which is great. however I would like to progress to the next level.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-21-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,286
Posted By deedee71
I had this problem here in the uk, with a major...

I had this problem here in the uk, with a major pet supermarket pets at home.

I put the plants into a jug and changed the water twice a day for 2 weeks.

when I finally put the plants in,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-05-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,049
Posted By deedee71
the shrimp food by a polish company called shrimp...

the shrimp food by a polish company called shrimp nature, called barley, has an English translation on the back of the pot. it says;

barley supplementary shrimp food
barley is barley straw which...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-05-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By deedee71
hi I have a few micro fish in my tank, they get...

hi I have a few micro fish in my tank, they get tiny bits of flake so I guess the shrimp do too?

also I feed hikari crab sticks - (for assassin snails) which the shrimp try to eat too

I feed...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-17-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By deedee71
That's a brill idea about putting soil in a net...

That's a brill idea about putting soil in a net pot, I was worried about changing the akadama when exhausted, very clever julianzh, and good idea bostoneric about water movement thru the soil using...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-17-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By deedee71
My cherrys are in water 8ph, 270 tds and 15 gh,...

My cherrys are in water 8ph, 270 tds and 15 gh, they are hardy fellas xx
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-17-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By deedee71
I used to like duckweed but I hate it now, every...

I used to like duckweed but I hate it now, every time I put my hand in the tank it comes out covered in pesky duckweed, I'm trying to get rid of it now and have put in some water lettuce which is...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-17-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,191
Posted By deedee71
I'd like a mischling tank too :) it's like a...

I'd like a mischling tank too :) it's like a lucky dip as to what type of shrimp are produced and that's cool x
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-13-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By deedee71
Mine love walking along the airline, I saw 3...

Mine love walking along the airline, I saw 3 shrimp on it today jostling for position lol
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-13-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By deedee71
I prefer shrimp to fish also, I love watching...

I prefer shrimp to fish also, I love watching them grazing, their little legs going constantly grabbing their food, their little white feet are so cute :)

The variety of shrimp is amazing and they...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-13-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By deedee71
I also have brown planaria, I see them rarely but...

I also have brown planaria, I see them rarely but I know they are there, I think I may have to catch the assassins and treat tank with fenbenazole, but I don't want to do the treatment if brown...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-13-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By deedee71
Thanks big zee, I bought the tank already setup...

Thanks big zee, I bought the tank already setup and it had assassin snails in it, they have since bred and I have around 6 adults and about 20 -30 assassin babies, possibly more? which range from 3mm...
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