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Forum: Tank Journals   04-30-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,365
Posted By arktixan
So it's been eons since I have been on this...

So it's been eons since I have been on this forum, cannot believe nearly a year now!

Since then, a lot has changed. Ended up travelling for a month or so, my friend who was taking care of the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-30-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,880
Posted By arktixan
HAHA! We'll see what happens, and how...

HAHA!

We'll see what happens, and how successful I am, I will definitely keep a journal and log, will probably make a thread in the DYI section ;).

Going to price everything out tmrw, and hope...
Forum: DIY   04-30-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,394
Posted By arktixan
Looks amazing, cannot wait to see more update!

Looks amazing, cannot wait to see more update!
Forum: Tank Journals   04-29-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,690
Posted By arktixan
This is pretty sweet, cannot wait to see more...

This is pretty sweet, cannot wait to see more progress.

Do you have Week to week photos to show growth?

or am I just being blind, and blew right through the process :D HAHA!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-29-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,880
Posted By arktixan
Sweet find, Thanks Nemo. I am definitely...

Sweet find, Thanks Nemo.

I am definitely going to do this now!

To the hardware store I go tmrw!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-05-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,365
Posted By arktixan
Aqua Soil - New Amazonia - Normal Type

Aqua Soil - New Amazonia - Normal Type
Forum: Tank Journals   02-05-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,365
Posted By arktixan
** FEBRUARY 4th, 2013 Update** It's been a...

** FEBRUARY 4th, 2013 Update**
It's been a awful long time since I've updated but... Here's the story thus far

Once upon a time there was a Yellow Shrimp, and a Rili Shrimp shown here:

Mrs....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-04-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By arktixan
I posted this video a while back... They are...

I posted this video a while back...

They are fun creatures...

*note not my video*
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jt0WGjmFJI
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-04-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By arktixan
If you want.. Take pictures now. Then...

If you want..

Take pictures now.

Then wait a few days, take some more pictures.

Hopefully you'll see a difference.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-04-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By arktixan
I've really noticed it depends how much it's...

I've really noticed it depends how much it's actually disturbed, there's times where I did something major, wiped out a few, theres times where minimal movement, and no damage.

If you were careful...
Forum: Photography   02-04-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By arktixan
Love that shot of the Java Fern with the bubbles.

Love that shot of the Java Fern with the bubbles.
Forum: Plants   02-04-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By arktixan
http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt266/Drilette/...

http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt266/Drilette/DSC_7385.jpg

Shot of my tank...
There's some moss attached to my drift wood, but the bulk of it is just a clump.

unfortunately I did not...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-04-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,781
Posted By arktixan
Love the algae on the glass... I am trying to get...

Love the algae on the glass... I am trying to get mine to go like that... I had shades of it starting...need to find a way to make it "bloom" more...

I myself love the "au natural" look.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-02-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By arktixan
i pop in a combination of fish food/algae wafer,...

i pop in a combination of fish food/algae wafer, frozen bloodworm/shrimp every 3-5 days on a rotation.

Plenty of algae in my tank, moss, cholla, always have an almond leaf in as well.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-02-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,934
Posted By arktixan
Eh, I'd remove the plants, drain tank to about...

Eh, I'd remove the plants, drain tank to about 1/4 water left, then just dump in boiling water.

Or just add a fish that loves shrimp
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-28-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By arktixan
Depends on the cray.

Depends on the cray.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-28-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By arktixan
I am super Jealous!

I am super Jealous!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-28-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By arktixan
I am saying RCS eggs.

I am saying RCS eggs.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-27-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 989
Posted By arktixan
+1 on buying from SnS... it honestly would...

+1 on buying from SnS...

it honestly would be your best bet cause you know the sellers here actually take care of their shrimp.

LFS are very hit or miss..

Acclimation is a hit or miss as...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-27-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,365
Posted By arktixan
**JUNE 27th, 2012 Update** So I saw...

**JUNE 27th, 2012 Update**

So I saw yesterday morning when I woke up that my one CRS gave birth :D... Easily 10~ Candy Canes swimming around!

Also noticed 2 more Berried ladies to go with!

I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-27-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By arktixan
Congrats! yesterday morning my CRS gave...

Congrats!

yesterday morning my CRS gave birth as well :D so fun watching 10+ tiny candy canes roam around the tank!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-27-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By arktixan
Looks like a nice fat female to me.

Looks like a nice fat female to me.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-25-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,793
Posted By arktixan
It's highly possible that the shrimp picked at...

It's highly possible that the shrimp picked at the spider... an that could have killed it.

Most crazy in my tank found is a couple of earwigs.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-25-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By arktixan
To add... I seem to keep my Yellows no...

To add...

I seem to keep my Yellows no problem... but I couldn't keep RCS for the life of me!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-25-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By arktixan
I've had my yellows for about 2-3 Months now... 2...

I've had my yellows for about 2-3 Months now... 2 have KOed on me... and I've had 4 Berried females, and I can see a ton of shrimplets.
Let's see how far they make it now..

I think it just comes...
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