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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-13-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By bostoneric
its a powder just mix a little bit into a cup of...

its a powder just mix a little bit into a cup of tank water and pour it in near some current. dont have to do much else.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-13-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By bostoneric
that is not true at all. they may SLIGHTLY...

that is not true at all. they may SLIGHTLY increase your TDS but nothing like you are saying. I have MK Life balls in my PRL tank and my TDS hovers around 100-110 no issues.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-30-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By bostoneric
I'd rate controsoil way above up aqua sand.

I'd rate controsoil way above up aqua sand.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-29-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By bostoneric
here is a good youtube review....

here is a good youtube review. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNNN_8Ttpqk
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-27-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By bostoneric
which type of shrimp are you interested in?

which type of shrimp are you interested in?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-27-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By bostoneric
no mineral rocks and mineral balls do not do the...

no mineral rocks and mineral balls do not do the same thing as remineralization type products.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By bostoneric
which test kit?

which test kit?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By bostoneric
KH 50!!! curious what your GH is? I dont...

KH 50!!! curious what your GH is?

I dont believe you need calcium with such hard water.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By bostoneric
thats not true at all. I have plenty of...

thats not true at all. I have plenty of everything except Ei. but thats mostly because many of the biggest US breeders buy it in bulk before others can get it..

right Steve!?!?!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-22-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By bostoneric
SL-Aqua and Ebiken, just recently adding MKBreed...

SL-Aqua and Ebiken, just recently adding MKBreed into the staple.

leaves and veggies are a must.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-22-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By bostoneric
genetics has a much bigger role than any food can...

genetics has a much bigger role than any food can do.

better off spending the $ on better quality shrimp than foods that may or may not improve whites.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-14-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By bostoneric
well sakura and cherry will cross since they...

well sakura and cherry will cross since they ultimately the same shrimp just different quality. you can add amanos with success.

because you already have cherry/sakura if you add any neos they...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-12-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By bostoneric
I've done similar method... but usually just pour...

I've done similar method... but usually just pour some peroxide in a small bucket add some RO and dip the plants in for a few mins. once they start to bubble for a few mins i take them out and flush...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-05-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By bostoneric
well said.

well said.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-05-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By bostoneric
thats not true at all, these short nose shrimp...

thats not true at all, these short nose shrimp are way better algae eaters than amanos.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-05-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By bostoneric
yup milky white body is a disease.

yup milky white body is a disease.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-04-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,659
Posted By bostoneric
E3 is a category of Ellen Wang Pure Red Line...

E3 is a category of Ellen Wang Pure Red Line Shrimp.


from top down
competition grade $2200+ each :icon_twis
E1
E2
E3
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-02-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By bostoneric
dont forget not all protein is created equal. you...

dont forget not all protein is created equal. you want to avoid any fish meal proteins.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-01-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By bostoneric
this is an easy one. some people can use CO2...

this is an easy one.

some people can use CO2 with shrimp with success, i never suggest it. just another thing to monitor and complicate things. but what really stands out is the amount of fish....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-01-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By bostoneric
http://shrimpkeeping.com/water-params/

http://shrimpkeeping.com/water-params/
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-29-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Poll: CPD Poll
Views: 210
Posted By bostoneric
shrimp and fish dont mix period. we can have...

shrimp and fish dont mix period. we can have polls for every type you want.
if they can fit it in their mouths they will eat it.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-29-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,724
Posted By bostoneric
time to do something different! when i had to go...

time to do something different! when i had to go away and ask somebody to top off/feed. i used one of those daily pill containers so it was dumb proof.

lets get you all ramped up with something...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-28-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By bostoneric
there are 2 thoughts on temps for shrimps. ...

there are 2 thoughts on temps for shrimps.

most shrimp KEEPERS want their shrimps to live longer so cooler temps are prefferd 68-72.

now BREEDERS want shrimp to grow and reach sexual maturity...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-23-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By bostoneric
bt9 is probably one of the best products there is...

bt9 is probably one of the best products there is for initial setup and sometimes water changes. BUT more important is the substrate to buffer your ph to the range you desire.

I use bt9 and old...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-22-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By bostoneric
yup these are the best and only UGFs to get. you...

yup these are the best and only UGFs to get. you get what you pay for. those cheapo jigsaw ones are crap. each piece has an edge. what good is that.
mine as well just use 1 piece because you arent...
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