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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-23-2013, 03:22 PM
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Posted By steve0199us
cardinal shrimp

for those keeping these guys, what are your water parameters and WC routine, I saw some threads but wanted to start a new one, also how long have you successfully kept your group in the past or...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-18-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By steve0199us
If u can, use both, can't go wrong over...

If u can, use both, can't go wrong over filtering, just make sure u have a presponge on the hob to avoid the shrimps getting sucked in if u do decide on a hob
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,324
Posted By steve0199us
So, do the red tigers NOT breed true all the time?

So, do the red tigers NOT breed true all the time?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By steve0199us
I totally hear you guys.. I did not think they...

I totally hear you guys.. I did not think they would turn clear though, will give them some time and see what happens.. After all, I am just starting my collection of shrimp now, so it's good to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By steve0199us
yea, I totally hear you, which is the reason why...

yea, I totally hear you, which is the reason why I have them in a breeder box right now... It was cold when the shrimps were sent and the box was not very well packed, hopefully they will color up,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By steve0199us
Gotcha! Well, the way things look, the "sakura"...

Gotcha! Well, the way things look, the "sakura" might go into a side tank/bucket, they are all still transparent... which is another issue itself
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By steve0199us
is it frowned upon to mix the two?

is it frowned upon to mix the two?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By steve0199us
Gotcha, will keep an eye on them, they are...

Gotcha, will keep an eye on them, they are probably stressed because of the shipping , this guy used brown paper in a box as insulation....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By steve0199us
Cool, thanks for the quick replies

Cool, thanks for the quick replies
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By steve0199us
Haa, thank you for the answer... I have Painted...

Haa, thank you for the answer... I have Painted Fire reds that are red red! in the tank, the parameters should be just right... I Just bght some "Sakura", added them into a breeder-box yest, but they...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By steve0199us
Coloring up

How long does it typically take for Sakura red or any shrimp to color up after 2 days traveling in the mail?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By steve0199us
Shrimp Food

I don't recall which thread I read it on, but there is a powder shrimp food, I think a japanese brand, suppose to feed the baby shrimp and adults? Anyone know what i'm talking about and where I can...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-02-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By steve0199us
Yea, I've been doing lots of reading, seems like...

Yea, I've been doing lots of reading, seems like there are two camps, some people stick to the params that were set out, others think a good acclimation in the beginning with stable parameters work....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-02-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By steve0199us
Test kits

I received my test kits today, My first time testing for GH and KH, does the count depend on how many drops?

KH- 3 drops
GH- 4 drops
PH 6.6
TDS 187 on one side, 163 on the other (tank is...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-30-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By steve0199us
I think it was more of the cycle not running it's...

I think it was more of the cycle not running it's course, person I bought the shrimps from only added prime to his water, and he has the same water supply... I doubt NYC water is full of horrible...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-29-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By steve0199us
also, what is a safe plant fert/food to purchase...

also, what is a safe plant fert/food to purchase and safe for shrimp?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-29-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By steve0199us
I cycled for a week, not only water, but squeezed...

I cycled for a week, not only water, but squeezed a good amount from the sponge filters as well. I need to get those test kits... what is a good TDS meter to purchase from Amazon?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-29-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By steve0199us
Shrimp and plants

Hi All, so I set up a 40 breeder a month or two ago and split it into 3 sections, left an inch or so under the glass dividers to make water changing easier... I'm using NYC water which is about 6.8...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-15-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By steve0199us
thank for that, so say the neos are fine in the...

thank for that, so say the neos are fine in the water parameters... What species would best fit with the crystals and oebt? thanks
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-14-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By steve0199us
Shrimp Options

I recently set up a 40gal breeder split into 3 sections... Been doing some research and saw the comp. charts on the net, but most shrimps with cool colors and stuff are not on there.. Was wondering.....
Forum: DIY 10-07-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By steve0199us
Thanks for the feedback guys had a quick thought...

Thanks for the feedback guys had a quick thought about it, ghost, that is a good idea, I am not going to divide the whole hight of the tank, I have a 40 aqueon breeder, so I plan to get glass cut 17...
Forum: DIY 10-07-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By steve0199us
Anyone with past experience? I'm looking to put...

Anyone with past experience? I'm looking to put together asap, thanks
Forum: DIY 10-07-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By steve0199us
Do u mean through the actual sponge/media or the...

Do u mean through the actual sponge/media or the space between the sides? Also, what about using the finest size, I think its 30 ppi?

I just thought of this, if the smaller shrimp makes its way...
Forum: DIY 10-07-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By steve0199us
to keep the shrimp separated?

to keep the shrimp separated?
Forum: DIY 10-07-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By steve0199us
Thanks for that Diana, I am looking to separate...

Thanks for that Diana, I am looking to separate shrimp in the 40breeder, what do you think? will it work?
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