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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Today, 02:07 AM
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Posted By bostoneric
nor is it anywhere near as good.

nor is it anywhere near as good.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By bostoneric
this. prices arent what they use to be a year+...

this. prices arent what they use to be a year+ ago.



speedie doesnt really breed. he's more a reseller.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By bostoneric
yes nice to see some Blue Bolts without much...

yes nice to see some Blue Bolts without much white to them. even that 2nd male is really nice.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-17-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By bostoneric
miracle gro for sulawesi? :(

miracle gro for sulawesi? :(
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-10-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By bostoneric
nice clean and simple.

nice clean and simple.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-08-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 906
Posted By bostoneric
as good as any other pipe design. the only thing...

as good as any other pipe design. the only thing i fear is that 90% of the suction wil happen in the first few inches.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-07-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 906
Posted By bostoneric
I'm right there with you. no reason to over think...

I'm right there with you. no reason to over think it. find one that fits your application and go with it.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-06-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By bostoneric
pretty common principle. lots of people do...

pretty common principle. lots of people do similar.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-06-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By bostoneric
sounds like a perfect start! dont forget your RO...

sounds like a perfect start! dont forget your RO water!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-06-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 906
Posted By bostoneric
I've done the DIY UGF method with great success....

I've done the DIY UGF method with great success. you can use lava rock or matrix or any larger than the holes media. the idea is to keep the holes from getting clogged up by the substrate. there is...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-06-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By bostoneric
I run UGF + some version of sponge filter (dual...

I run UGF + some version of sponge filter (dual sponge or hmf) in all my tanks.

UGF are great filters for shrimp only tanks.


also 2-3 years with aquasoil isnt the best idea, its possible...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-01-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By bostoneric
my fault i was thinking of the full substrates...

my fault i was thinking of the full substrates not the additives.

at this point customs rejects any substrates other than ada.
Forum: Aquascape Depot 10-01-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By bostoneric
can you give a little more info on these. the...

can you give a little more info on these. the specs are kinda general.
whats low GH conditions mean? and under 7ph but how much under 7?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-30-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By bostoneric
and neither of which are available in the US ...

and neither of which are available in the US

edit:

sorry i was thinking of the substrates not the additives. my fault.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-29-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By bostoneric
salt dip instructions. add 1 teaspoon...

salt dip instructions.


add 1 teaspoon aquarium salt to 1 litre of tank water.
30 second dip in salt mix.
best to also setup a 2nd container of just tank water to put them in after the salt dip...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-28-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By bostoneric
what are you other parameters?

what are you other parameters?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-28-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By bostoneric
where'd you get them from? salt dip usually...

where'd you get them from?

salt dip usually works to clear up something like this.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-27-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By bostoneric
to the OP. read the sticky. its by far the best...

to the OP. read the sticky. its by far the best source of info you'll find around.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=176557
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-27-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By bostoneric
we'll go in circles all day. i and many...

we'll go in circles all day.

i and many others dont recommend shrimp without buffering substrates. you feel different.


yada yada yada.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-27-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By bostoneric
CRS above ph7? there are very few who have that...

CRS above ph7? there are very few who have that success, and "fine" isnt what i would define successful shrimp keeping.

over many generations you can get shrimp to take a lot of conditions. I know...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-27-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By bostoneric
sure i'd love to know who this person is. please...

sure i'd love to know who this person is. please share, any more info that can help educate me and others should always be shared.


and i'm saying its a bad idea to not use to. cutting corners...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-27-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By bostoneric
no i'm countering your statement that buffering...

no i'm countering your statement that buffering substrate is not needed.

there are plenty of people who try bare bottom tanks, its possible, but requires lots of attention and work to keep the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-27-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By bostoneric
brandon. MANY people including me will disagree...

brandon. MANY people including me will disagree with your statements. you will find that your are maybe the 1% of people who feel that way about buffering substrates. if you want to have success with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-27-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By bostoneric
really depends on the water you use. if you are...

really depends on the water you use. if you are using pure RO all the time your substrate doesnt have to work hard to buffer the PH down to the proper range. so you'll get a longer life out of your...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-21-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By bostoneric
http://www.truaqua.com/high-clarity-aquarium-fish-...

http://www.truaqua.com/high-clarity-aquarium-fish-tanks.html

I have plenty of these. cant beat the quality for the price.
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