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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-03-2009, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Travan
Pale Amano Shrimps?!!

I have 5 healthy, large, Amanos that I've had for about a month. They all molt regularly, and have been eating healthy. Two days ago I noticed they all looked a little paler than usual, though I...
Forum: Lighting 04-20-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Travan
Metal Halide Clamp Lights small enough for a Nano?

I'm trying to improve my aquarium with a metal halide light.
It is a very small aquarium, 5 gal (16" x 8" x 8").

The clamp lights seem like a nice fit, because it would allow me to have the top...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-20-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,732
Posted By Travan
Metal Halide Clamp Lights small enough for a Nano?

I'm trying to improve my aquarium with a metal halide light.
It is a very small aquarium, 5 gal (16" x 8" x 8").

The clamp lights seem like a nice fit, because it would allow me to have the top...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-15-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,083
Posted By Travan
bulkheads?

What kind of bulk heads did you use in your probing chamber?
Forum: Tank Journals 04-15-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,083
Posted By Travan
Schematics?

You have a very beautiful setup here. I am wondering if you would mind posting a sketch of your schematics, something to give us an idea of how your plumbed your components together, and what...
Forum: Fish 04-11-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By Travan
Purchase Dwarf Puffer?

Anyone know a safe site to purchase dwarf puffers from? I'm trying to get 1 male, and 1 female. That might mean I would need to buy them at an older age so they can be sexed.
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By Travan
Could destroying all algae suspended in the water...

Could destroying all algae suspended in the water column be a bad choice when keeping shrimps like Amanos? I'm worried that by destroying the algae, there will be little left for them to eat.
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By Travan
Should I go UV?

I keep a 5 gallon planted aquarium with a single female Dwarf Puffer, 3 Ghost shrimp, and 5 Amano shrimp.

I'm wondering if a UV filter would destroy Cyanobacteria, and the other pesky algae's the...
Forum: Algae 04-09-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By Travan
I know exactly what you're talking about. I have...

I know exactly what you're talking about. I have the same fibers, and a diminishing problem with Cyanobacteria also.
I have come to believe that the suspended fibers are in fact the Cyanobacteria...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-09-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Travan
Shrimp are amazing

I just started keeping shrimp a few weeks ago. I started with Ghost Shrimps, and they turned out to be amazing! Last week I picked up 5 Amano Shrimps which blew my previous Ghost shrimps away in...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-20-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By Travan
My temperature is 78-80, which as far as I know...

My temperature is 78-80, which as far as I know is appropriate for my flora & fauna.
I have 1 Pygmy puffer
2 Ottocinclus
5 Ghost shrimp
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-20-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By Travan
Cleaning a Nano

Hey, I'm working with getting my Nano properly established... and in the process have had a small outbreak of cyanobacteria (BlueGreenAlgae).
I'm hoping someone else with a small tank (less than 7...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-13-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,523
Posted By Travan
It worked!

I tried it out with 6 Ghost shrimps. I purchased them for $.33 each at PetSmart. And she leaves them alone quite well.
The Puffer was a little confused by them at first since the shrimps crawled all...
Forum: Plants 03-12-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By Travan
It seems that you have Dwarf Hair Grass here, not...

It seems that you have Dwarf Hair Grass here, not Micro Swords as you said. These grow very well in the tank, and also very well emersed. I have them growing both ways!
It is good to note that the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-12-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,523
Posted By Travan
Starting with the Ghost shrimps sounds like the...

Starting with the Ghost shrimps sounds like the perfect plan.

But are there any modifications I would need before I could keep shrimp (Would they venture into my filter intake, or try to climb out...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-12-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,523
Posted By Travan
Why do you say RCS will survive if the Ghost...

Why do you say RCS will survive if the Ghost Shrimp survive?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-12-2009, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,523
Posted By Travan
She's a killer, I know by the way she devours...

She's a killer, I know by the way she devours snails.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-12-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,523
Posted By Travan
5gal Dwarf Puffer Tank - Can I Keep Shrimp?

I have been very interested in keeping up to 20 Red Cherry Shrimps (http://www.planetinverts.com/Red%20Cherry%20Shrimp.html) in with my Dwarf Puffer, but am worried they wont last very long.
I...
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