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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-07-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Jacob928
LFS near me offers $2.50 a shrimp in store...

LFS near me offers $2.50 a shrimp in store credit. They sell them for $5. Why anyone would pay that price for a RCS beats me!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-05-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By Jacob928
Sorry for the loss, but image how awesome of a...

Sorry for the loss, but image how awesome of a picture that would be in mid-air.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-05-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By Jacob928
That sounds pretty creepy. Its like a Tremors...

That sounds pretty creepy. Its like a Tremors movie.

Sounds like you have planaria.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-04-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Jacob928
I'd like to see some pics too! :) I think my next...

I'd like to see some pics too! :) I think my next shrimp are going to be pumpkins, whenever I get my next tank set up. Anyways, my water pH is about the same as yours, around 7.8. I thought about...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-27-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By Jacob928
I've used no planaria, and it did not kill the...

I've used no planaria, and it did not kill the snails. Maybe if you overdosed it, but from normal dosage, i still have snails. I think it did kill some though.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-27-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By Jacob928
I just cut the bag and let them free in the tank....

I just cut the bag and let them free in the tank. I've never done any acclimating techniques on any of my shipped shrimp, and have not had a problem yet. Though if i were getting expensive high grade...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-24-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By Jacob928
^^ true that, though I have no experience with...

^^ true that, though I have no experience with CRS.

You could also try yellow shrimp
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-24-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By Jacob928
With that type of water you have quite a large...

With that type of water you have quite a large number of options. Assuming you are new to shrimp keeping i would suggest staying in the neocaridina family. Maybe painted fire red cherries to really...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-24-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,159
Posted By Jacob928
Awesome! I remember being in your spot only a few...

Awesome! I remember being in your spot only a few months ago. I had like 9 berried at once and now there are babies everywhere. Growing up fast too, soon they'll be working on the next generation!...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-23-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Jacob928
Yeah any moss would do. Mine also love my...

Yeah any moss would do. Mine also love my floating plants (hornwort, pennywort, and riccia) The babies spend most of their time on my floaters than the moss.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-21-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By Jacob928
http://www.tadege.com/cherryshrimpfarming.htm ...

http://www.tadege.com/cherryshrimpfarming.htm

I prefer glass tanks but heres a link to a guy who uses plastic tubs, and will teach you how to do it too. Hope this helps. Oh and +1 to craigslist,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-02-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By Jacob928
Amazing color on those babies! :)

Amazing color on those babies! :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-14-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Jacob928
Yeah they look like sakura cherry reds. Theres no...

Yeah they look like sakura cherry reds. Theres no such shrimp in the hobby called "Jet Black Shrimp". Just a fancy name marketers will pull out of their rear for the unsuspecting customer to fall for.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-13-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 984
Posted By Jacob928
Yeah I would say any neo shrimp would be perfect....

Yeah I would say any neo shrimp would be perfect. My ph is around 7.8-7.9 and my cherries are getting preggo like crazy. I only have about 2 dozen, because I didn't start too long ago, but have 10...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-29-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,608
Posted By Jacob928
Using rainwater

I heard that some people use rainwater for their shrimp tanks instead of RO water. Is this method safe? Wouldn't there be contaminents/potential of parasites from the roof leaching into the water?
Forum: Substrate 02-28-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Jacob928
Yeah lol . I don't think the additives are...

Yeah lol . I don't think the additives are necessary, just wondering if it is "worth it"
Forum: Substrate 02-28-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Jacob928
Aquasoil additives

So i plan on setting up a 10 gal and 15gal with ADA aquasoil for OEBT and CRS. I've never used this soil before, but I read that people add sustrate additives at the bottom of the tank for better...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-28-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By Jacob928
What kind of substrate do you use? Aquasoil?

What kind of substrate do you use? Aquasoil?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-28-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By Jacob928
Awesome shrimp! I want to try OEBT sometime

Awesome shrimp! I want to try OEBT sometime
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-26-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By Jacob928
If its been a few months, the females should be...

If its been a few months, the females should be sexually mature. The saddles should be a pretty big size now and could get berried at anytime. If you do in fact have 2 females and 1 male which are of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-26-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By Jacob928
Very cool! Thanks for sharing :) I have a few...

Very cool! Thanks for sharing :) I have a few preggo RCS which will be another couple weeks tiill they give birth.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-26-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Jacob928
Depends on what shrimp you are...

Depends on what shrimp you are talking.http://www.shrimpkeeping.com/index.html
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-25-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By Jacob928
Nice shrimp! I can't see it in the first one....

Nice shrimp! I can't see it in the first one. Just keep messing with your settings. DOn't use flash, try to get as much aquarium lighting as possible, and use macro. Good luck :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Jacob928
There's no telling the exact number the females...

There's no telling the exact number the females will have. They will drop some eggs. As the female becomes more mature, she will be able to hold more eggs. So to answer your question, it depends on...
Forum: Substrate 02-24-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,722
Posted By Jacob928
I pre-washed my black diamond sand and would...

I pre-washed my black diamond sand and would recommend you do the same. I didn't use nearly as much sand as you are going to be using, but I just put the sand in a large bucket and rinse it with the...
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