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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-14-2014, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Terminalance
Thank you, so is there a recommended fix to this...

Thank you, so is there a recommended fix to this problem? I don't like the idea of leaving a shrimp to "tough it out" because either way, they aren't breeding or molting.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-14-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Terminalance
Unfortunately, these beautiful snails are...

Unfortunately, these beautiful snails are generally known as plant eaters.

Without a doubt, MTS is the absolute best snail for any tank, planted or not. Don't let the horror stories of them...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-14-2014, 12:43 AM
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Posted By Terminalance
So I'm assuming my water is way too hard for RCS,...

So I'm assuming my water is way too hard for RCS, which would explain why they don't molt, don't breed, and die. Now I know peat can be used to soften water, but I don't want to alter my water PH too...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2014, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Terminalance
***UPDATE*** SO, after running to the LFS...

***UPDATE***

SO, after running to the LFS and buying an API GH/KH test kit (Test strips, didn't have drops)

According to the test strips (I understand it isn't pin-point accurate, but it gets...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Terminalance
My tank is 20 Gallons. Sorry, I thought I posted...

My tank is 20 Gallons. Sorry, I thought I posted that, but going back, I see I didn't. My mistake! Thank you!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Terminalance
First of all, thank you all for the wonderful...

First of all, thank you all for the wonderful responses. However, I have tested my tap PH and it is the exact same as my aquarium water. My water is perfectly stable (PH wise), even during/after...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-12-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,021
Posted By Terminalance
Do you recommend any sort of test kit for this?

Do you recommend any sort of test kit for this?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-12-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,021
Posted By Terminalance
So does everyone think calcium deficiency is the...

So does everyone think calcium deficiency is the root cause of all my mysterious shrimp deaths? Thanks.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-12-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Terminalance
What exactly does this do?

What exactly does this do?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-11-2014, 08:59 PM
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Posted By Terminalance
Otto's are the only fish known 100% safe with RCS...

Otto's are the only fish known 100% safe with RCS and their offspring.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Terminalance
+1, the Otto's literally ignore the shrimp...

+1, the Otto's literally ignore the shrimp completely.



I do not know my hardness, but I can tell you that my water comes from a lake in East Texas that has alot of minerals. So I know my...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-11-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,021
Posted By Terminalance
Been dosing it for a couple months, the dosage...

Been dosing it for a couple months, the dosage calls for 1ML per 10USG. I dose 2ML about every other day, and there was a period of about 2 weeks when I stopped dosing it completely. I haven't dosed...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-11-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,021
Posted By Terminalance
Mysterious Shrimp Deaths, Please Help!!

Hello guys, I have been having my RCS mysteriously die off in my 20 Long, one about every 3 days for the last 2 weeks - I was gone for the weekend, and I came home to see 2 dead shrimp, and how ever...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-11-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By Terminalance
Can anyone please offer some more advice as to...

Can anyone please offer some more advice as to what my problem is??? Went away for the weekend and have found 2 more dead shrimp and probably a few others that were eaten by the MTS. HELP please...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-06-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By Terminalance
Nothing new at all. I'm not sure how...

Nothing new at all.



I'm not sure how to test my gh/kh, but overfeeding is certainly not an issue. And will calcium be an issue, with my snail colonies thriving?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-06-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By Terminalance
Definitely not seed shrimp, those look more like...

Definitely not seed shrimp, those look more like daphnia and copepods.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-06-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By Terminalance
So in regards to the Nematodes(?) are they...

So in regards to the Nematodes(?) are they potentially harmful??
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-06-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Terminalance
UPDATED in the description, I found another...

UPDATED in the description, I found another shrimp dead today. Exact parameters were taken immediately and posted above. Please help, thank you.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-03-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By Terminalance
Shrimp Murderer?? Is this Planaria???

Hello guys, I have been having my RCS mysteriously die off, one about every 3 days for the last 2 weeks!! I've done water changes, my parameters are all perfect (PH is high, but the shrimp are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-18-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Terminalance
https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/1811/47...

https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/1811/4716/V60N05_268.pdf

According to this study done, Copepods can actually be very predatory towards small fish fry. I've also read online about...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-18-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Terminalance
Thanks alot! Very interesting info. Can anyone...

Thanks alot! Very interesting info. Can anyone confirm that Copepods and Daphnia can coexist with one another and baby RCS??
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-18-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Terminalance
Other Organisms (Copepods, etc.)

Hello all, I have a 20 long heavy planted tank with about 50 RCS, 3 ottos, MTS and Ramshorns. I really want to create a fully diverse environment, an ecosystem if you will, from the smallest...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-18-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Terminalance
One thing I have noticed about RCS is that they...

One thing I have noticed about RCS is that they are fairly calm when you stick a net or a hand in next to them (mind you I have a species only tank). However, you can get them to group up by sinking...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-16-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By Terminalance
Where to find Blue Ramshorn's?

Hello all, I've searched the internet and everywhere around me for Blue Ramshorn Snails but can't find ANY. Does anyone know where these may be located?? Thanks.
Forum: Plants 11-20-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Terminalance
Thanks? I guess...

Thanks? I guess...
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