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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By steakman
You can do it in reverse. Cycle the new...

You can do it in reverse.

Cycle the new substrate in a bucket with some old media and a new filter and leave the shrimps alone for now.

Once the cycle is complete, move the shrimps to a bucket...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-02-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,190
Posted By steakman
Never mind.

Never mind.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-20-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 634
Posted By steakman
I read somewhere that SafeTSorb reduces your...

I read somewhere that SafeTSorb reduces your water KH to 0.
Is that gonna effect your PH and your shrimps?
Neos and Tigers all like a bit of KH in their water, don't they?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-20-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By steakman
Sounds like Blue Diamond so to speak. I also...

Sounds like Blue Diamond so to speak.

I also have Chocolate shrimps throw all color babies from light tan to dark black with a few light blue as well. Every batch there's one or two looked really...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-19-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By steakman
Logically, if it's hardy (easy to breed, hard to...

Logically, if it's hardy (easy to breed, hard to kill), then the value will be next to nothing, because everybody could do it.

If it's hard to keep alive, extremely hard to breed, survival rate is...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-16-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,754
Posted By steakman
I am run in out of sick shrimps to experiment...

I am run in out of sick shrimps to experiment these treatments ... 😄
They are all dead except one. She seems to do better except the darker coloring and the back hunched.
I'll let her be and hope...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-16-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,754
Posted By steakman
plamski, I originally had them in an inert...

plamski,
I originally had them in an inert substrate tank with PH at 7.2
I moved this last survival shrimp to my last available tank with old Amazonia substrate with PH = 6.8 GH = 8 and KH = 3 TDS...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-15-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,754
Posted By steakman
Time to give you folks the latest update. This...

Time to give you folks the latest update.
This fungal illness doesn't seem to effect other shrimps in the same tank but I had to go to the extreme to separate them, the sicks and others. It's easy...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-04-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,754
Posted By steakman
Thanks guys. I found 3 of them so far. I'll try 3...

Thanks guys. I found 3 of them so far. I'll try 3 different treatments to each individual to see how they response.
I'll keep you posted.
Btw, will this illness spread around from tank to tank thru...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,754
Posted By steakman
I isolated this individual for now. Steve,...

I isolated this individual for now.

Steve, was it that bad?

sewoeno, what's water/medication ratio? Did you successfully treated it yourself?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-04-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,754
Posted By steakman
I had seen this before, and now I became a victim.

I have bought shrimps from many members here on this forum without problems.

I very seldom bought shrimps from AquaBid knowing there are many bad sellers out there.

I remember someone had...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-02-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By steakman
Plants or no plants in a shrimp tank?

As the title said, plants or no plants in a shrimp tank?

Why and why not?

Please input your thought. Some of us rookies would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-02-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By steakman
Finally, I have met my crazy Canadian ......

Finally, I have met my crazy Canadian ... :icon_roll
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-02-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By steakman
Any member here want to be my USA distributor? ...

Any member here want to be my USA distributor?

I have enough to sell for the next 2 years ... LOL ... :icon_evil

5 cents a pop would be good enough to motivate me to catch them for you ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-01-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By steakman
I can't believe my eyes ...

Today, I saw somebody posted on AquaBid trying to sell 5 Planaria for $20.00 shipped. The picture posted is a real Planaria!

I am not kidding. Go check it for yourself.

Who would want to buy...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-01-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By steakman
IDK about the UK, but here in the States, they...

IDK about the UK, but here in the States, they are not worth anything.

I can't get rid of them fast enough cuz every 2-3 months or so, I have to do a RAOK of 150 of them.

I just bought a dozen...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-27-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By steakman
I agree with bostoneric. IMO, PRL should...

I agree with bostoneric.

IMO, PRL should follow the same grading color pattern for all Crystal Shrimps.

I think the term Mixed Bands is preferred to the shapes of the middle red section. If...
Forum: Substrate 05-27-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By steakman
Azoo soil doesn't leak ammonia like Amazonia. ...

Azoo soil doesn't leak ammonia like Amazonia.
I put my RCS in 24 hours after tank set up without problem.
You might need to run it a week or two before introducing the more sensitive shrimps in....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-08-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By steakman
Nobody likes Hornwort in their shrimp tanks? ...

Nobody likes Hornwort in their shrimp tanks?

I have them in all of mine.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-30-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By steakman
Thanks, guys. I'll blanch them before feeding...

Thanks, guys.
I'll blanch them before feeding then.
SM
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-30-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By steakman
Do you need to blanch Mulberry leaves?

A friend of mine just sent me these White Mulberry and Paper Mulberry leaves.

Since it's barely a few weeks into Spring, the leaves are quite young and small.

I got some very nice but unknown...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-28-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By steakman
Thanks, James. I once had my Fire Yellow Neo...

Thanks, James.

I once had my Fire Yellow Neo housed in a CRS tank and they were doing fine. They bred not as much as other Neo in their higher PH water.

I guess I have to settle for the second...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-27-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By steakman
Thanks for your inputs, guys. Btw, anybody...

Thanks for your inputs, guys.

Btw, anybody keep them with the crystal shrimps?

Tempted though for the purpose of tank saving and the pleasure for the eyes ... :-)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By steakman
It's still hard to see. Try to see if it has a...

It's still hard to see.
Try to see if it has a thingy right there between the head and tail section, in the middle of its torso.
If it does, it's a male.
It looks like a female in the picture.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-26-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By steakman
You will see your amano disappeared one by one. ...

You will see your amano disappeared one by one.

I am wondering if they ever to be OK with dwarf shrimps.

I had them before.

They killed each other every now and then.

A full grown CPO...
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