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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-15-2012, 07:52 AM
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Forum: Tank Journals   02-01-2012, 04:23 AM
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I LOVE the wood in your tank Ricky. The whole...

I LOVE the wood in your tank Ricky. The whole thing looks lovely! =)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2012, 05:22 AM
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Same here. I have plenty of cherries in with my...

Same here. I have plenty of cherries in with my BN pleco breeding pair and fry also when I have those and have never had any issues at all. BNs are scavengers, not hunters. They don't mess with the...
Forum: Fish   01-30-2012, 01:40 AM
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Posted By ashes2ashes
Ive never had any issues with my BNs eating any...

Ive never had any issues with my BNs eating any of my shrimp that I know of. I keep cherries in the tank with my breeding BNs and the colony grows fast so I think most of them are surviving from what...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-28-2012, 07:11 PM
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Posted By ashes2ashes
ooOOoo I will keep my eyes peeled for that one! ;)

ooOOoo I will keep my eyes peeled for that one! ;)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-28-2012, 06:52 PM
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Posted By ashes2ashes
You could also sell some of them off or even RAOK...

You could also sell some of them off or even RAOK them if you are not happy with them. I have definitely heard a lot of different mixed reviews on what people think of blue pearls since they are such...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-12-2011, 09:33 PM
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Posted By ashes2ashes
Shrimp can be super sensitive to too much...

Shrimp can be super sensitive to too much Excel/C02, how often/big have the water changes been between dosing? That's just my only guess if your water parameters, temp, and everything else are fine...
Forum: Fish   12-11-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By ashes2ashes
There are many many different types of Cichlids....

There are many many different types of Cichlids. Most get rather large, but Shellies..particularly a small community of multies (lamprologus multifasciatus) would do great in a 10g tank with very...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-05-2011, 10:38 PM
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Views: 1,058
Posted By ashes2ashes
HAHA I'm with everyone else. I love LOVE the...

HAHA I'm with everyone else. I love LOVE the picture of the shrimp covered in the water flow. Also..I'm sure you have enough advice by now, but ftr, I have the same thing happen with my RCS as well....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-01-2011, 08:05 PM
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Posted By ashes2ashes
Also, as far as whether it is alive or dead now,...

Also, as far as whether it is alive or dead now, sometimes snails are just a bit weird, but if you take it out and give it a sniff and it doesn't stink then it's still alive. Dead snails smell...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-20-2011, 06:21 AM
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Posted By ashes2ashes
invertebrates by msjinkzd and Bobs Tropical...

invertebrates by msjinkzd and Bobs Tropical Plants are both good sites and both of them are sellers on this site as well Msjinkzd and Mgamer. Both of them have more than what they typically have...
Forum: Plants   11-20-2011, 06:17 AM
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Posted By ashes2ashes
Those are def vals. Dwarf sag is tiny. The way...

Those are def vals. Dwarf sag is tiny. The way you get money on paypal is by having someone pay money to your paypal account..which is just the email address connected to the paypal account. If your...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-19-2011, 09:13 PM
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Views: 757
Posted By ashes2ashes
I don't personally separate mine. Putting a...

I don't personally separate mine. Putting a shrimp in a breeding trap is likely to stress her more and cause her to drop some if not all of her eggs. Especially as it takes about 4 weeks gestation...
Forum: Plants   11-19-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By ashes2ashes
Paypal is very very easy. You literally just go...

Paypal is very very easy. You literally just go to paypal.com, set up an account, confirm what they ask you to verify /confirm, and you are good to go. When people ask how to pay your paypal, you...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-19-2011, 03:20 PM
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Views: 402
Posted By ashes2ashes
If you keep your water at that inch below the rim...

If you keep your water at that inch below the rim mark you will probably be ok. Especially if it is a small nerite Like the tricolored or a bumble bee or something. The larger ones like to crawl...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-19-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By ashes2ashes
I keep my shrimp in 72-75 degrees in most of my...

I keep my shrimp in 72-75 degrees in most of my tanks and the oldest I usually get out of them is about a year and a half..sometimes less, sometimes more. The oldest shrimp I have currently would be...
Forum: Fish   11-19-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By ashes2ashes
I would also guess Common Pterygoplichthys...

I would also guess Common Pterygoplichthys pardalis, but I can be dreadful with ID ...especially with plecos, and it's hard for me to tell without seeing side view with the fin up, so I wouldn't...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-19-2011, 12:55 AM
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Views: 421
Posted By ashes2ashes
Haha congrats!! I love it when that happens with...

Haha congrats!! I love it when that happens with RCS! =)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-18-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By ashes2ashes
Wow! Sorry you had to go through such an ordeal,...

Wow! Sorry you had to go through such an ordeal, but glad they all made it! Since they are saddled and there is new blood in there, I imagine they are either in the process of breeding or could...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-18-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By ashes2ashes
I would def call it age. At a year old your...

I would def call it age. At a year old your adults are pretty old for shrimp as they only live about 16 months in all. I, like others have said here, have had the same issue. My original colony...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-18-2011, 02:56 AM
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  hey ppl
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Posted By ashes2ashes
You might want to list a "WTB" ad in the swap n...

You might want to list a "WTB" ad in the swap n shop area of the forum. You can list there what you want to buy and if people have it they will make you offers.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-18-2011, 02:52 AM
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Posted By ashes2ashes
If you are talking about a BN pleco, the snails...

If you are talking about a BN pleco, the snails should not out compete him for food. Plecos pretty much knock everyone out of the way and eat what they want. If you see too high of a rise in your...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-18-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By ashes2ashes
Pretty much all fish eat nematodes. My concern...

Pretty much all fish eat nematodes. My concern would be how long you would have to leave the fish in the bowl to get them all. There are usually more than you think there are living in the substrate,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-18-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By ashes2ashes
If it is indeed a rabbit snail/tylomelania, they...

If it is indeed a rabbit snail/tylomelania, they are sexual and if you have a male and female they will breed, but their reproduction is not fast like a lot of snails. You get one baby snail at a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-18-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By ashes2ashes
Yeah, some people find them a bit nasty and want...

Yeah, some people find them a bit nasty and want to nuke them. I personally would rather just try to vac them out and not add chems to the water that I don't have to. I keep a lot of nerite snails...
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