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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-23-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Veneer
Neocaridina davidi (which cherries were developed...

Neocaridina davidi (which cherries were developed from) have been sold for several decades at least as feeder shrimp in Hawaii. They're widely invasive in freshwaters on Oahu and probably elsewhere....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-28-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Veneer
Clearly not Palaemonetes. Looks like the species...

Clearly not Palaemonetes. Looks like the species often thought to be Macrobrachium lanchesteri (though it occurs to me that someone should go back to the descriptions and double-check credibility of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-28-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Veneer
Cool, looking forward to the pics. ...

Cool, looking forward to the pics.



That may just mean it's not done growing yet!



http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/321185
http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/321059
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-28-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Veneer
Can you get a shot dead-on from the side showing...

Can you get a shot dead-on from the side showing the rostrum (the blade-like thing coming out between the eyes)? I think these are some member of the genus Palaemon, maybe P. macrodactylus...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-26-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Veneer
You'll risk having the cray eaten by the crab. ...

You'll risk having the cray eaten by the crab. Even with an adult CPO and a smallish crab I think the size difference will just be too great.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-14-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Veneer
Atyoida pilipes, often called "green lace...

Atyoida pilipes, often called "green lace shrimp"
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-09-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By Veneer
It's not a "whisker shrimp" (which usually...

It's not a "whisker shrimp" (which usually designates Southeast Asian Macrobrachium), just a regular North American Palaemonetes, in all likelihood the exact same species as your others. Any...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-02-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,289
Posted By Veneer
Some pictures of my favorite Macrobrachium...

Some pictures of my favorite Macrobrachium carcinus from a few years back (still quite a ways from fully grown when these photos were taken):

http://i.imgur.com/FQ2dPWF.jpg
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-03-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,553
Posted By Veneer
The females of many fiddler crabs (more so the...

The females of many fiddler crabs (more so the Atlantic, which is what we have by default in the US trade, than the Indo-Pacific) will stay sequestered in mud burrows (not sure that depth past a foot...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-01-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By Veneer
I doubt Fukushima's related at all. Red king...

I doubt Fukushima's related at all. Red king crabs are mature at around 5 years of age, with most of the harvested ones between 7 and 10. If it's a pigmentary mutation, it would typically have been...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-04-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,478
Posted By Veneer
The thing is, it's just bizarre to list things as...

The thing is, it's just bizarre to list things as obscure or rare as Parartemia zietziana or Micratya poeyi (which are essentially not in the hobby at all) and omit much more common animals (only two...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-03-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,478
Posted By Veneer
I know you didn't compile it, but I'm not sure...

I know you didn't compile it, but I'm not sure how helpful a list like this is, especially when it (A) lists rarely available species that are all but nonexistent in the aquarium trade like Micratya...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-01-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Veneer
You won't have any surviving young, but you will...

You won't have any surviving young, but you will see eggs (hard, white specks).

The great majority of the nerite species in the freshwater trade are amphidromous, which means that the eggs are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-16-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Veneer
Minor correction – they're not, actually, but...

Minor correction – they're not, actually, but several other members of the genus of course are. Globally, M. rosenbergii (which is much larger and has much higher fecundity, though with...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-14-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,135
Posted By Veneer
Shrimp carry eggs amongst their pleopods until...

Shrimp carry eggs amongst their pleopods until they hatch (in this case, into floating larvae).
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-06-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Veneer
Olive nerites with live barnacles

Has anyone here seen this in aquarium trade specimens recently, or ever collected them in person?

Olive Nerite with Barnacle Buddies - YouTube
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-06-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,899
Posted By Veneer
This is important to realize. The mantle...

This is important to realize. The mantle produces new shell material at the lip of the aperture and the outermost layer of the shell is non-living.

As long as (A) the adhesive is non-toxic and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-04-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Veneer
Dragonfly larvae molt around six to fifteen times...

Dragonfly larvae molt around six to fifteen times before their terminal molt into the winged adult form (they're hemimetabolous, so there's no pupal stage). You would not typically see any but the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-02-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Veneer
These could either be introduced Pomacea (from...

These could either be introduced Pomacea (from the Americas) or some native ampullariid, in that case probably Pila.

I'd just isolate them in a simple bare-bones setup with established filter...
Forum: Lighting 08-29-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Veneer
[bump] Would rather not remove the hood due...

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Would rather not remove the hood due to evaporation and jump-out risk.
Forum: Plants 08-26-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 989
Posted By Veneer
I've had this occur to Cyperus in conditions of...

I've had this occur to Cyperus in conditions of low ambient humidity (as often happens in open-top setups). Do you mist the leaves?
Forum: Lighting 08-25-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Veneer
Does anyone have experience with Current USA's...

Does anyone have experience with Current USA's Satellite Flexible LED strip (http://www.thatpetplace.com/satellite-freshwater-flexible-led-strip-light-44in#instructions)? Any images of setup using...
Forum: Lighting 08-25-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Veneer
JBJ next-gen nanocube: supplemental lighting

I recently obtained a 12-gallon next-gen JBJ nanocube (http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+3730+9017+25481&pcatid=25481) with 8 Cree LED bulbs (5 blue and 3 white)...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-13-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By Veneer
You're in the Philippines? Then it's definitely...

You're in the Philippines? Then it's definitely not the "ghost shrimp" North American aquarists are familiar with. Do they get any larger? That looks like it might be a juvenile animal to me.

I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-08-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Veneer
As big as Amanos or larger and likely to turn up...

As big as Amanos or larger and likely to turn up in the trade:

Atyoida pilipes ("green lace shrimp")
Atyopsis moluccensis ("bamboo shrimp")
all Atya sp.

All predominantly filter-feeders.
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