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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-14-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By ykh
actually not just the snails, the shrimps poop a...

actually not just the snails, the shrimps poop a lot too:)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-14-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By ykh
I've tried to keep a few CRS in my tap water for...

I've tried to keep a few CRS in my tap water for the past few months just for experiment. But they slowly died off. My tap water is much harder. TDS: 300+ ppm. pH 7.6. Forgot to add, I kept mine in...
Forum: Fish 08-08-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By ykh
google neon tetra disease. unfortunately, no...

google neon tetra disease. unfortunately, no known cure yet.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By ykh
get a daphnia or moina culture, they are pretty...

get a daphnia or moina culture, they are pretty easy to maintain.
Forum: Fish 07-16-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By ykh
As wkndracer mentioned, let the parents do the...

As wkndracer mentioned, let the parents do the job and see if they can handle it. If not, just put in slates for them to lay eggs on. Then just remove the slates with eggs into a 10 gal tank with...
Forum: Fish 07-16-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By ykh
Congrats. You will also need extra tanks to put...

Congrats. You will also need extra tanks to put all those fry. They grow fast quickly and you need to give them space, else they will be stunted.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By ykh
well said, I'm always a firm believer of keep it...

well said, I'm always a firm believer of keep it simple approach to shrimp/fish keeping. I don't run fancy and expensive equipment. Most of my shrimp tanks are bare bottoms with sponge filters, some...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,784
Posted By ykh
I've bought them from different sources, aquabid...

I've bought them from different sources, aquabid or forum seller. But make sure they are not wild caught/imported shrimps, F1 or F2 shrimps bred in US will be ideal.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,784
Posted By ykh
I do. They are not hard if you can maintain the...

I do. They are not hard if you can maintain the cond that they like.

I just use a 5 gal bare bottom tank with a sponge filter. I change 10-20% of water every 2 weeks with RO water that I let sit...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By ykh
I like low tech yet good looking tank, nice job.

I like low tech yet good looking tank, nice job.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-05-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,634
Posted By ykh
No one will look at the bottom of a shrimp,...

No one will look at the bottom of a shrimp, except you Nick! :icon_twis

All I can say it's an excellent shot.
Forum: Fish 07-01-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By ykh
You can get a battery powered air pump for...

You can get a battery powered air pump for situation like this. I always have it as a back up. Or if you have a UPS, you can connect a small power head or air pump to aerate your tank.

Hang in...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By ykh
The PFRs are still young, it always takes them...

The PFRs are still young, it always takes them quite some time to develop dark red colors.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By ykh
I like bare bottoms myself and yes, their colors...

I like bare bottoms myself and yes, their colors would be darker if I use darker substrates. The shrimps poop so much that it's much easier to clean without the substrates:)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-30-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By ykh
Video of My OEBT & PFR

They are in my 10 gal bare bottom tank. I keep them in moderately hard water, 320-350 ppm TDS, pH 7.6, no RO water is being used in this tank. So far, they are doing great for me.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-25-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By ykh
I have all of them. Just recently got pumpkins,...

I have all of them. Just recently got pumpkins, so not much to say about it yet. But between PFR and yellow, yellow are not as productive as the PFR, at least this is my experience.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-24-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By ykh
ppm here too.

ppm here too.
Forum: Fish 06-22-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,358
Posted By ykh
Good job! The fry looks very healthy.

Good job! The fry looks very healthy.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-20-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By ykh
I heard that if you dose copper in a fish tank...

I heard that if you dose copper in a fish tank before, the residue is there for a very long time as it will stay in the silicone, and you won't be able to keep shrimps/snails in it. Can someone...
Forum: Fish 06-18-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,959
Posted By ykh
It has to be your dogs:) I don't have dogs. The...

It has to be your dogs:) I don't have dogs. The shrimps can't eat the mosquito larvaes. That's the only reason I want to put in some fish. I think I will try white clouds or cherry barbs, depends...
Forum: Fish 06-17-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,959
Posted By ykh
dogfish, nice garden you have there. Did you...

dogfish,

nice garden you have there. Did you have issue with raccoons? I used to put several nice gold fish in my container ponds and the freakin' raccoons ate them all. Now I'm hesitate to put...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-16-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By ykh
i've used oak and maple leaves, the shrimps like...

i've used oak and maple leaves, the shrimps like them.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-15-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By ykh
Well, I'm not as luckly as you:) My tap pH comes...

Well, I'm not as luckly as you:) My tap pH comes out at 7.6-7.8.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-15-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By ykh
When I set up this tank, I use Seachem's acid...

When I set up this tank, I use Seachem's acid buffer to bring down the pH to the desirable level. After that, I just do 20-30% water changes every 2-3 weeks with RO water. I make sure the TDS is...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-15-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By ykh
CRS Feeding Frenzy

Video of my hungry CRS swarming the Hikari algae wafer. Video is not the best quality but you get the idea.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sznN4m1AFIs
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