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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-04-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Sherminator
Sulawesi Cardnial Shrimp, where to get?

Down the road I'm going to be setting up a 8 Gallon cube tank and I want to get some Sulawesi Cardnial Shrimp to put into it...but they seem to be pretty hard to get in the States...anyone have any...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-31-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Sherminator
Blackworms and CRS

I have a small 12x12 Cube tank set up with 10 CRS that seems to be doing pretty good...they started reproducing back in December and the tank has lots of shrimplets now.

Anyways, back in November...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-20-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By Sherminator
Finally Got my KH tester from Ebay today....I got...

Finally Got my KH tester from Ebay today....I got a KH reading of 1 or 2...it didn't really change color, but I tested water from another aquarium I got and it works ok.

My GH reading was 4....
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-24-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By Sherminator
Thought I had a kh tester....don't...I just...

Thought I had a kh tester....don't...I just ordered an Azoo one on no ebay links allowed..they where the only gh tester I got that actually worked for me.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-24-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By Sherminator
Haven't checked it lately, but I think the last...

Haven't checked it lately, but I think the last time I did it was 4 gh...I was having a hell of a time finding a test set that would work.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-24-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By Sherminator
CRS and TDS

Whats too high of TDS for CRS? My tank is at 175 TDS with a PH of 6.4. I've been doing a weekly water change of about 3 gallons (in a 8 gallon tank) with RO water remineralized Fluvia Shrimp and some...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-07-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Sherminator
It is, but when I pull out my planting tweezers,...

It is, but when I pull out my planting tweezers, it follows it back up...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-07-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Sherminator
Root Tabs...quick question

I put in my first root tab yesterday to try them out in my tank...anyways had a hell of a time keeping it down in the substrate when I was trying to put it in. finally got it to stay in the substrate...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-02-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By Sherminator
My 12"x12"x12" Planted Cube Tank

I started the tank back around Thanksgiving and finally put some livestock in it a couple months ago. The first residents where Thai MicroCrabs from a 4 gallon cube tank I broke down back in May.
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-02-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By Sherminator
Root tabs...dosing?

I got some Complete + from RootMedic and wanted to use it in my 12inx12inx12in Cube tank. I have hair grass, HC and 2 other plants I'm not sure of in ADA Amazina soil.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-20-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sherminator
Nope I was cutting the RO water with treated tap...

Nope I was cutting the RO water with treated tap water to keep my TDS levels decent. Since this thread started, I switched over to using RO water mixed with Fluval shrimp mineral supplement and have...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-06-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Sherminator
Is this another way of saying I should be asking...

Is this another way of saying I should be asking about them? :)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-06-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Sherminator
Dosing Borneo Wild Products

I got a couple of Borneo Wild products to use in my tank, but how am I supposed to measure out the proper amount with the spoon provided? For example Vigor calls out one spoonful for a 90cm Tank,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-06-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sherminator
I got my Azoo gH tester in today from eBay and it...

I got my Azoo gH tester in today from eBay and it works! I got a reading of 0-1 gH from a fresh batch of RO I made up, then added some Fluval Shrimp mineral Supplement and got a reading of 4-5 gH!
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-01-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sherminator
Well I lost 9 out the 10 CRS I got in last week,...

Well I lost 9 out the 10 CRS I got in last week, so I'm trying to nail down everything before I get some more. I have the breeders water parameters and I'm in the process of trying to match them...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-01-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sherminator
gH testing...am I doing it right?

So far I've been through 4-5 different testing sets trying to find a test set that works for me.

I got in my 3rd API GH and KH set today with an expration date of 11/2014 and I still don't think...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-21-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Sherminator
Hmm in all the threads I've read about the Thai...

Hmm in all the threads I've read about the Thai Micro Crabs I read on here, I never saw that...they seem content with eating snails..thats about it..
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Sherminator
Why not? The Crabs are hidden most of the time...

Why not? The Crabs are hidden most of the time and have been eating snails only...this is the first time I've read of an issue of keeping Microcrabs with Shrimp.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Sherminator
Molting CRS

I got in ten Chrystal Red Shrimp in about a week ago and I did water change this afternoon and I noticed that they are already molting?! I found two empty husks so far.

They seem fine in the tank...
Forum: Plants 05-16-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Sherminator
Need help with plants

Ok set this tank (12x12 Cube, roughly 8 gallons) up back in November, and its been growing really well up till recently. I've been noticing that my frogbit has been melting and not multiplying and my...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Sherminator
Sponge Filter? I had no luck with Zoomed 501 nor...

Sponge Filter? I had no luck with Zoomed 501 nor the HOB filter I had on my 4 Gallon Club tank...kept spraying substrate all over the place...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-28-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By Sherminator
I'm trying from doing the substrate shuffle with...

I'm trying from doing the substrate shuffle with the tank...its just going to be a holding tank for the Bee Gobies till the 29 gallon tank they are in now is broken down and recycled with new...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-27-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By Sherminator
Cycling a bare tank?

I'm looking at doing some shuffling around of my fish tanks...currently have a 4 gallon nano that is in terrible shape, a 12in Cube tank that is doing great with plants and Thai Microcrabs and a 29...
Forum: Substrate 04-26-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,126
Posted By Sherminator
Best Substrate that doesn't buffer pH?

I've been using ADA Aquasoil Amazonia in my Nano tanks and I've been pretty happy with the results (the 4 gallon never took off...so I'm breaking it down and replacing it with a bigger tank)...but...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-20-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By Sherminator
Thai Micro crabs...help

Anyone know how the heck I can get them to come out of the Rock they've made their home? I want to transfer them over to a bigger tank I got and break down the small tank they are in now, so I can...
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