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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-01-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,666
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
Mordalphus, You are just being ridiculous now!...

Mordalphus,
You are just being ridiculous now! I got into aquatic invertebrates in 97 and have continued my studies since and have been heavily involved in the growth of the hobby. I am not a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-30-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,666
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
The "blueberry shrimp" name has been around for...

The "blueberry shrimp" name has been around for many many years. As long as I have been in the hobby (about 8 years, but I got my marine biology degree in 1997). And it has always been a very...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-30-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,666
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
I would not say it is a Neocaridina heteropoda. ...

I would not say it is a Neocaridina heteropoda. I think it is a Neocaridina, but saying it is a heteropoda is impossible, so I will just call it a Neocaridina sp.

Also, chocolate or blueberry,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-22-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
http://www.theshrimpfarm.com/wp-content/uploads/wp...

http://www.theshrimpfarm.com/wp-content/uploads/wppa/108.jpg

Another male picture for ya
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-21-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
Just wanted to add one photo of a male ...

Just wanted to add one photo of a male

http://www.theshrimpfarm.com/wp-content/uploads/wppa/107.jpg
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-21-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
One more: ...

One more:

http://www.theshrimpfarm.com/wp-content/uploads/wppa/102.jpg
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-21-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
Yes, they are just selectivly bred Red Cherry...

Yes, they are just selectivly bred Red Cherry Shrimp. They are so bright red, pictures just dont do them justice!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-21-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
New Pictures (Fire Red Cherry Shrimp)

My D40 and I spent some time with my Fire Red Cherry Shrimp today! Enjoy:

http://www.theshrimpfarm.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/fire-red-1-300x240.jpg
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-19-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,601
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
Just to clear up some stuff here... There is...

Just to clear up some stuff here...

There is no way to tell that the shrimp in the pictures is from the wild. It could be many generations removed. Hobbyists just call the natural color of these...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-17-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
Dwarf puffers would love for you to give them...

Dwarf puffers would love for you to give them some shrimp tank mates!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-15-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
There are people out there who do not know they...

There are people out there who do not know they are the same species! I am just always trying to help clarify the air!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-15-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
Just as a heads up... CRS and CBS are the...

Just as a heads up...

CRS and CBS are the same species of shrimp so it is not crossbreeding, it is just breeding!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-14-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
The term Ghost Shrimp is a generic term given to...

The term Ghost Shrimp is a generic term given to many clear shrimp of a similar size. The common American Glass Shrimp can breed in freshwater and only has an abbreviated larval stage that does not...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-14-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,601
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
Mixing Red Cherry Shrimp with wild type colored...

Mixing Red Cherry Shrimp with wild type colored shrimp will result in wild type colored offspring. That is assuming that the wild type does not have the recessive gene already!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-13-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
I would first trap the adults. They are pretty...

I would first trap the adults. They are pretty agressive when feeding so the young are staying away! After they are trapped I would then try to trap the young. If they still dont come out and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-13-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,601
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
You can not say for sure that it is a Wild Type...

You can not say for sure that it is a Wild Type Neocaridina heteropoda. It does, however, look very similar to one. Neocaridina are all very similar and wild type shrimp are nearly impossible to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-13-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
Adult Tiger Shrimp are not much bigger than a...

Adult Tiger Shrimp are not much bigger than a Cherry Shrimp. They are quite a bit smaller than Amano's
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-25-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
I sell them for around $15.00 a shrimp. Some...

I sell them for around $15.00 a shrimp. Some sell for around $50-100.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-06-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
Amano Shrimp can live around 3 years. The...

Amano Shrimp can live around 3 years. The problem is you never know how old the shrimp is when you buy them from a store!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-14-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
I would not put the shrimp in brackish water! ...

I would not put the shrimp in brackish water! That is a bad idea!

The larva are what need the salt, not the adults!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-13-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,323
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
Black Diamonds are Bee Shrimp... The same...

Black Diamonds are Bee Shrimp...

The same shrimp species that Crystal Red Shrimp are selectivly bred from
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-08-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
Baby shrimp are a snack for just about any fish...

Baby shrimp are a snack for just about any fish that has ever lived!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-08-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
It also all depends on what type of “Ghost...

It also all depends on what type of “Ghost Shrimp” you have.

Ghost Shrimp is a generic name given to many different species that look similar. They are all clear and about the same size when...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-08-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,957
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
This has been talked about before. The...

This has been talked about before.

The amount of copper is very small. All invertebrates need a small amount of copper to produce blood, this food contains the amount they need!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-04-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By Dwarfpufferfish
It will stop when there is no market for them... ...

It will stop when there is no market for them...

Also, CRS are not hybrids. They are selectively bred, but they are only bred with their own species. A hybrid is when two separate species are...
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